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2021
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Assessing Operational PPP Portfolios
The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to impact infrastructure projects around the globe in all sectors as supply chains are disrupted, customer demand falls, and health regulations force a change in the way business is conducted. Infrastructure projects delivered through public-private partnerships (PPPs) make them more challenging to deal with because of long-term contractual commitments made between counterparties, including third-party lenders and investors. This note discusses k...
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PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2020
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1548
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Public-Private Partnerships cover a wide range of contractual arrangements between public authorities and private entities contributing to the private financing of public infrastructure in the broad sense. PPPs are an important tool to meet national infrastructure needs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Such contractual arrangements, however, are complex and require strong and consistent national policies to attract investment and ensure the protection of the public interest. ...
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United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
Topic
PPP Legal Framework
Published:
2020
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1442
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5763
Public-Private Partnerships cover a wide range of contractual arrangements between public authorities and private entities contributing to the private financing of public infrastructure in the broad sense. PPPs are an important tool to meet national infrastructure needs and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Such contractual arrangements, however, are complex and require strong and consistent national policies to attract investment and ensure the protection of the public interest. ...
Contributor
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
Topic
PPP Legal Framework
Published:
2020
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1133
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3541
Case studies, technical specifications, and business models
Countries
Peru
Contributor
PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Transport
Published:
2018
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249
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2473
Countries
Panama
Contributor
PPIAF
Published:
2020
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537
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970
There is a global need to better understand the inner workings of trucking markets and how these relate to performance. Despite the critical role that trucking plays as a dominant mode in most countries’ freight transport task, and as a key determinant of both private logistics costs and economic externalities, remain insufficiently understood and under-studied. This report starts from the basic definition of actors as comprising trucking service providers on the supply side, shipper...
Contributor
PPIAF
Sector
Transport
Topic
Governance
Published:
2020
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840
Views:
992
Countries
India
Sector
Transport
Contributor
India Smart Grid Forum
Published:
2020
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2210
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7961
For over 20 years, PPIAF and its partners, particularly governments, donors, and international development institutions, have worked to build the capacity, regulatory, and institutional framework necessary to stimulate private sector participation (PSP) in infrastructure. PPIAF’s work helps its clients work with the private sector to continue providing financing and operating infrastructure services when systems and economies are under unprecedented strain. The pandemic is not the on...
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PPIAF
Published:
2020
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1277
Reference Paper
This Reference Paper aims to help World Bank Group (WBG) teams assess the welfare and distributional impacts of private sector participation in interventions in infrastructure sectors. It serves as a background and detailed reference for the “Technical Guidance Note on Assessing the Welfare and Distributional Impacts of Private Sector Participation in Infrastructure Interventions.”
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World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2020
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This Note introduces key evaluation approaches and methods that can produce credible evidence about the welfare and distributional impacts of infrastructure interventions. Evaluating both types of impact is crucial because the ultimate objective of public policy is to improve the well-being of the population, and particularly that of the poorest and the most vulnerable in society. The Note focuses on infrastructure because across the developing world, inadequate infrastructure remains a ma...
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World Bank Group (WBG)
Published:
2019
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310
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2021
Principles and Implementation Manual
Countries exiting conflict and fragility face many urgent priorities and almost invariably suffer from substantial infrastructure deficits. There is typically very little infrastructure investment during periods of fragility and conflict, and existing installations are often damaged or destroyed. The purpose of this manual is to contribute to improvements in the quality of infrastructure regulation. It does so by identifying key principles for the governance of infrastructure regulators an...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
Governance
Published:
2020
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3430
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3195
This Property Tax Diagnostic Manual provides guidance on how to analyze and assess immovable property tax systems, diagnose the strengths and weaknesses of such systems, and develop a property tax intervention strategy where needed. Its higher objective is to support increasingly fair and stable tax systems in low- and middle-income countries, with significant potential for sustainable improvements in achieving key revenue, equity, and efficiency objectives. This Manual focuses specificall...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
urban
Published:
2020
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1539
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2569
Benchmarking Infrastructure Development 2020 Benchmarking Infrastructure Development 2020 builds on the success of the Procuring Infrastructure PPPs 2018, which focused specifically on PPPs. It updates the assessment for PPPs in 140 economies and expands its thematic coverage to include the assessment of TPIs in 40 pilot economies.
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Topic
PPP Institutional Framework,Procurement,PPP Units,PPP Legal Framework
Published:
2020
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6081
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8878
This report Public-Private Partnerships in Land Administration: Analytical and Operational Frameworks was developed to address knowledge gaps, advance the thinking on how PPPs can be implemented in land administration with appropriate risk mitigation, and explore how the World Bank and other development partners may engage in financing and building capacity in land administration. With its analytical assessments and operational tools, the report intends to support governments (land agencie...
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PPIAF,World Bank Group (WBG),Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA)
Topic
PPP Policy,Governance
Published:
2019
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1239
Views:
638
Countries
Jordan
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Transport,roads and highways
Published:
2020
Downloads:
2370
Views:
1192
Countries
Burkina Faso
Sector
power
Contributor
ILF Consulting Engineers
Published:
2020
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797
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1198
Countries
Burkina Faso
Sector
power
Contributor
ILF Consulting Engineers
Published:
2020
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1509
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1294
Countries
Burkina Faso
Sector
power
Contributor
ILF Consulting Engineers
Published:
2020
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3407
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11889
CASE STUDIES
One of the most common, but least written about, public policy instruments implemented by governments to encourage private finance has been the establishment of Public Infrastructure Funds (PIFs). At this point, readers may ask "what are PIFs?" One of the benefits of PIFs is that they are unique, adapted to meet specific country contexts, but conversely this can make them hard to accurately define. Put simply, they are a specific type of infrastructure financing fund that uses pu...
Contributor
PPIAF,Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
Financing
Published:
2020
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4350
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36319
IDENTIFYING KEY DESIGN FEATURES AND SUCCESS FACTORS FOR PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS
One of the most common, but least written about, public policy instruments implemented by governments to encourage private finance has been the establishment of Public Infrastructure Funds (PIFs). At this point, readers may ask "what are PIFs?" One of the benefits of PIFs is that they are unique, adapted to meet specific country contexts, but conversely this can make them hard to accurately define. Put simply, they are a specific type of infrastructure financing fund that uses pu...
Contributor
PPIAF,Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
Financing
Published:
2020
Downloads:
1668
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1222
To close its infrastructure gap, Latin America and the Caribbean needs more than investment in new structures. It needs to become more efficient at investing in infrastructure and regulating a new range of services that have the potential to disrupt the energy, transport, and water sectors. The technological revolution makes a future with quality services possible, but not inevitable. This book offers policy options for countries to improve the access, quality, and affordability of service...
Contributor
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Published:
2020
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2976
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886
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unforeseen major shock to the global economy and has affected infrastructure projects, and in particular PPPs, at all stages and in all sectors with implications for governments, providers of infrastructure assets and services, their financiers, and users. The impact of the pandemic has underscored the importance of strengthening key provisions in PPP legal frameworks to ensure that resilience to global disasters, like pandemics, and other kinds of externa...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Multi-sector (i.e. for infrastructure in general) 
Topic
PPP Legal Framework
Published:
2020
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1400
Views:
681
Road Transport, Electricity, and Water & Sanitation Services in East Asia, South Asia & the Pacific Islands
This report provides an overview of infrastructure provision in three key economic sectors—road transport, electricity, and water and sanitation—as an initial step towards building a more extensive body of knowledge on the health of infrastructure provision worldwide. Geographically, this report focuses on two of the world’s fastest growing regions, East Asia and Pacific (EAP) and South Asia (SAR), which also account for approximately 35.8 percent of the world’s ext...
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Transport,energy,water,power,electricity,sanitation and sewerage,Roads 
Published:
2016
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1010
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630
Report No: ACS18763
Sustainable development goals (SDGs) placed access to basic services at the center of international development in 2016-2030. Out of 17 goals, five address the access of poor people to basic services: to health in SDG3, to education in SDG4, and SDG5, to water and sanitation in SDG6, to energy in SDG7, and to urban services in SDG11. The mutually reinforcing relationship between electricity access, economic development, and poverty reduction is well established. The SDGs framed access to b...
Contributor
Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA),Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches (GPRBA)
Sector
energy
Published:
2019
Downloads:
1807
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810
Strengthening the regulatory, institutional, and funding frameworks
The World Bank has been the main source of Vietnam’s IWT investment finance for more than a decade, but investment needs remain large and future sources of finance will need to be diversified. This report, prepared by a World Bank team, examines the current regulatory framework, institutional structure, and funding framework for IWT. The report suggests measures to strengthen infrastructure, regulatory, management, and the funding framework. Taken together, these measures would impro...
Countries
Vietnam
Contributor
World Bank Group (WBG)
Sector
Transport