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Land administration systems in Ethiopia

This background paper provides a historical overview of land administration systems in Ethiopia, before focusing in on key rural and urban institutions, land use planning, land tenure, land registration and certification and expropriation and compensation issues. This summary is based on a broader scoping report looking at the critical land issues in Ethiopia, commissioned through […]

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Inclusive growth in a digital world: Opportunities and Solutions (Presentation)

This presentation was given at an ICED internal learning session in December 2018 at DFID. It overviews the ICED Facility’s work on digital from across its portfolios.

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Youth Scoping Study: Boosting Youth Employment through Infrastructure Programming

This study is one of four studies focusing on ICED’s priority areas – youth, disability, women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and violence against women and girls (VAWG). The terms of reference (TOR) was developed with the Youth and Education Team in DFID London. The key objective of the study is to assess what work is currently […]

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Enabling private investment in informal settlements: Exploring the potential of community finance

In this paper, we explore the potential of community finance to enable private investment in informal settlements of Asia and Africa. Community finance refers to the savings and collective capacity of residents of low-income communities, working together. Community finance is founded on women-led savings groups within informal settlements, which are formed among neighbours who are […]

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Country Infrastructure Sector Diagnostics

DFID requested support from the ICED facility to develop short summaries on the status of the infrastructure in 16 countries or regions, in support of Country Development Diagnostics (CDDs). This is to ensure that the state of economic infrastructure in all DFID countries is analysed in a consistent manner. The summaries provide a strategic overview […]

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Digital Innovation in the Built Environment in Low Income Countries: Diagnostic Report & Implementation Opportunities

In 2018 the UK Department for International Development (DFID) launched its Digital Strategy 2018-2020, which states: ‘digital, data and technology can be an enabler rather than an end goal: the goal is in the material benefits delivered to people, particularly those who are most vulnerable and marginalised’. DFID commissioned this research to address the knowledge […]

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Delivering Disability Inclusive Infrastructure in Low Income Countries

This document has been developed in response to DFID’s commitment to provide guidance and support on disability inclusive infrastructure. It sets out key enabling features to deliver infrastructure as part of a journey to leave no-one behind. The document sets out key challenges and opportunities in legislating for, designing and financing Disability inclusive infrastructure (DII), […]

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Sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH): Infrastructure Tool

The infrastructure sector presents a high-risk environment for incidents of sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH). DFID’s Safeguarding Unit has identified infrastructure as a priority focus area and has commissioned this tool to identify and mitigate SEAH risks across DFID’s infrastructure programming. This tool has been developed specifically for DFID advisers, programme managers […]

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InfraCredit: Nigeria Debt Capital Markets Impact Assessment as of June 2018

Infrastructure financing in Nigeria for both the public and private sectors is predominantly sourced from a mix of sources: the annual budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria (“FGN”), the private sector through traditional commercial bank loans, and from development finance institutions such as the Africa Finance Corporation (“AFC”) and the African Development Bank (“AfDB”), […]

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Construction Capacity Framework

The Construction Capacity Framework (CCF) provides a structured approach to understanding the strengths and weaknesses of the construction industry in developing countries to help identify areas that could be strengthened to enable more effective infrastructure delivery and development outcomes. Global investment in infrastructure assets is expected to double between 2015 and 20303, with the greatest […]

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