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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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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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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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Climate Resilient Infrastructure: Embedding climate resilience in DFID programme design

…DFID’s Economic Development Strategy (2017) recognises climate change as ‘the biggest global threat to sustained economic development’. Climate resilient infrastructure can accommodate the shocks and stresses posed by extreme…

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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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Options Paper: Sustainability in FCAS infrastructure programming

…This guidance note is intended to inform donor programme design and delivery decisions for infrastructure in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS). It provides good practice guidance on how…

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Case Summary: Nigerian Infrastructure Advisory Facility

…Nigeria’s power sector value chain suffered from debilitating obstacles such as chronic underinvestment, system inefficiencies, poor planning and skill gaps. The Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF), a demand-driven technical…

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