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Moving ahead: a new agenda for cities, infrastructure and trade

DFID has placed trade firmly on the economic development agenda, with the objective of harnessing the potential of new trade relationships to boost job creation and investment to…

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Disability inclusion: Infrastructure sector entry points

One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability, and disability prevalence is higher in developing countries. This short paper examines the key…

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5 Key Steps for building conflict sensitivity into DFID infrastructure programming

1. Build conflict sensitivity into all stages of programming This means thinking about conflict sensitivity risks at each stage of the project cycle, starting with analysis and concept,…

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Urbanisation in a Digital World: Opportunities and actions for governments, donors and the private sector

…developing country cities. In then sets out the role that digital solutions have in a) growing inclusive urban economies, b) improving urban infrastructure services and c) improving urban governance. The…

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Disability inclusion briefing

…This Briefing Note offers advice on basic approaches to Disability inclusion via infrastructure and urban interventions. This guidance includes: The basic requirements of Disability Inclusion and Universal Design. The…

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Construction Sector Employment in Low-Income Countries: Nature of Employment

…women construction workers, or crèche facilities. The risk of sexual harassment and abuse is higher for women contracted in infrastructure projects.[20] A report from Human Rights Watch found that female…

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Case Study: Nigeria Power Sector Reform

…Despite being the largest economy in Africa, Nigeria is severely constrained by low quality, decaying infrastructure and inadequate power supply. Responding to these constraints DFID established the Nigeria Infrastructure…

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Case Study: Coc San Hydro Plant Viability Gap Funding

…This case study explores the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) financing instrument provided by the Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) to the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) project development and financing…

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Transport: A Game Changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment

…support DFID’s implementation of its Economic Development Strategy. The note is aimed at supporting DFID advisers and programme managers working on women’s economic empowerment, infrastructure and urbanisation for economic development….

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‘How to’ guide: Community based monitoring guidance

…This document sets out guidance for structuring and deploying Community-Based Monitoring (CBM) to monitor infrastructure projects in fragile and conflict-affected states (FCAS) as a tool to improve value for…

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