Resources

GIF AC Meeting October 2017 - GIF One Step Beyond

GIF AC Meeting October 2017 - Program Materials

Contractual Considerations for Bond and Corporate Financing in PPPs

Toll-Road PPPs: Identifying, Mitigating and Managing Traffic Risk

SwissRe-One Construction

PPP Contractual Provisions-WBG

Pension Investment in EMDEs-WPC

Moody's-Rating Methodology - Construction Risk in PPP projects

Moody's-Project Finance Default Study (1983-2015)

LAC Panel - Peru

Traffic Risk in Highway PPPs, Part I: Traffic Forecasting — It’s ok to be wrong, just try to be less wrong

By Matt Bull

This is the first of a three-part series on traffic risk in PPPs Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.  – Professor Nils Bohr, Nobel Laureate Professor Bohr was right: prediction is hard work. As a species, we don’t have difficulty making predictions. I, for one, frequently make doom-laden predictions on a diverse range of subjects ranging from politics to the fortunes...Read More >... Read More »

The Global Infrastructure Facility: Closing the infrastructure gap by building country capacity

By Henrique Pinto

It is well-established that the lack of infrastructure is one of the main problems facing developing countries. Good infrastructure is one of the most important drivers for development and competitiveness. The question that follows is straightforward: how can we mobilize private financing for high-quality infrastructure investment in these countries? This is a topic of discussion in almost every seminar and event about development. Usually, the issue is left for resolution by the decision makers of developing countries. Despite the... Read More »

The Global Infrastructure Facility: fulfilling its mission

By Akihiro Tsuchiya

Nearly two years ago, the Global Infrastructure Facility, or the GIF, began its mission to develop bankable, sustainable infrastructure projects in developing countries that are attractive to investors. Being a partnership of multilateral development banks, private sector partners, donors and beneficiary countries, we have the knowledge and resources to make that happen. Read More

How the GIF helps governments build successful infrastructure projects

By Jason Zhengrong Lu

Nothing about infrastructure is quick, easy or cheap. Every step—conceptualization, feasibility studies, design, financing, construction, operations, maintenance, and stakeholder communications—takes a lot of time, money, coordination and planning. Unfortunately, in most cases, no single institution has the capacity to handle such complexity on its own, while at the same time private sector investors and financiers who have trillions to invest have not been able to find pipeline...... Read More »

Infrastructure is rewarding…but requires patience

By Bayo Oyewole

Developing viable infrastructure projects is tough in the best of circumstances. And over the last few years I’ve learned, first-hand, that developing them in emerging markets and developing countries is even tougher. That’s the main reason I joined the small-but-dedicated team of the... Read More »