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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 use of donor capital to catalyse investment in infrastructure

…Purpose and objective of this casebook This casebook presents examples of the use made by DFID and other donors of capital investment in infrastructure and related sectors. The casebook…

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Mobilising Finance for Cities’ Water Infrastructure

…On 4 April 2019, DFID hosted a session coordinated by Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) to explore mechanisms for mobilising finance for investment in urban water infrastructure….

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Delivering Inclusive Growth Through Infrastructure Programming in FCAS: Afghanistan – Roads and Power Sectors

…Afghanistan has been, and continues to be, an extremely challenging operating environment both generally, and in relation to infrastructure development. This case study seeks to draw both from…

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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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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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