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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 to design and deliver sustainable infrastructure. It includes an examination of five possible delivery models for funding long term operations and maintenance (O&M) of infrastructure, and […]

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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 things you can do to raise private finance for infrastructure in conflict affected countries? The session presented and contrasted profiles of different fragile states from the […]

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Briefing: Urbanisation trends in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s urban landscape encompasses the large metropolitan areas of Harare and Bulawayo, large cities and towns, and as many as 472 small urban centres. However, explaining ‘urban’ trends in Zimbabwe is challenging, due to inconsistencies in measurement and gaps in knowledge and data, which together create uncertainty around the extent and nature of urbanisation and […]

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Approaches: The Facility Model

Traditionally, donor programmes have been established using a simple formula, whereby SPs estimate the total overhead for a programme through tender, against a fixed set of inputs and workplan. In these programmes, clients need to wait months or years before assistance is deployed due to procurement procedures, by which time resource allocation, costs, and plans […]

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