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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Infrastructure Contracts

…General infrastructure contract: The contract between DFID and the supplier is critical given the complexity and risk profile associated with infrastructure, and because it is the means through which…

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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Getting the economics of infrastructure resilience right

…This briefing note reviews the evidence relating to the costs and benefits of infrastructure resilience, considers potential financing options and discusses how DFID staff can ensure value for money…

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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Infrastructure Procurement

…to the client. There are a number of procurement models for construction that affect the planning of infrastructure building and delivery – some basic ones are set out in the…

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The future of DFID’s Infrastructure Technical Assistance Programmes

…Technical Assistance can increase the capacity of governments to manage their national infrastructure and improve service delivery. Clear lessons can be drawn from existing DFID programmes to better structure…

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Briefing Paper: Violence against Women and Girls, Infrastructure and Cities

…This paper provides a framework for how to address violence against women and girls (VAWG) through programming and policy dialogue on infrastructure and cities. It aims to support DFID…

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Roundtable: The Role of Governance & Transparency in DFID’s Infrastructure & Urban Programming

…The Role of Governance & Transparency in DFID’s Infrastructure & Urban Programming: Summary of Roundtable Discussion A consensus has emerged around the importance of governance and transparency in delivering…

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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Programme governance on the DFID Sierra Leone project (Case Study)

…rehabilitation of the water infrastructure for improved public service delivery of water. The governance of the programme is shown in the diagram below. The funding partners (project sponsors) are shaded…

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Delivering Inclusive growth through infrastructure programming in FCAS: A Bibliography

…ICAI, in its 2015 report ‘Assessing Impact of the Scale-up of DFID’s support to Fragile States’, included a recommendation for DFID to provide guidance on targeted infrastructure components to…

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Lessons Learnt Session: Infrastructure investment in FCAS

…In December 2017, the ICED facility hosted a number of Quarterly Lessons Learnt (QLL) sessions. Attached are slides presented at a session on infrastructure investment in FCAS. Are there…

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Construction Sector Employment in Low-Income Countries: Size of the Sector

…global construction profits by 2025.[2] Three of the principal driving forces of growth in construction markets are: Government infrastructure spending plans: Around 80% of global infrastructure spending is publicly funded…

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