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Construction Capacity Framework

…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 need in developing countries seeking…

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Transport: A Game Changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment

…sets out tangible opportunities for transport infrastructure to deliver positive impacts for women, presenting the integration of women’s economic empowerment as an important and integral consideration for all transport infrastructure…

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A Whole System Approach: a guide for advisers engaging in the energy sector in developing countries

The Whole System Approach tool (WSAT) has been prepared by the Infrastructure and Cities for Economic Development (ICED) Facility for the Growth and Resilience Department (GRD) of the UK’s Department…

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Mainstreaming Gender & Inclusion in Urban Programming

Infrastructure and cities programming provide critical opportunities to boost economic growth. However, infrastructure provision and urban development alone are not enough to ensure that economic growth benefits the poor and…

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Enabling private investment in informal settlements

…and organisational capacity within settlements to address the difficulties and associated risks that deter lending, capital investment and large-scale delivery of infrastructure programmes. This paper presents successful case studies from…

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For street vendors, finding water and toilets isn’t just a nuisance, it’s cutting into earnings

…their livelihoods in public spaces, street vendors face difficult challenges extending beyond their everyday business transactions. Woefully inadequate infrastructure, particularly around access to clean water and toilets, often wreaks havoc…

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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 Advisory…

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

…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 construction workers in…

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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 facilities….

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‘How to’ Guide: Integrating VFM data collection and analysis within third party monitoring programmes

…infrastructure delivery in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS). It provides high-level guidance on what to consider from a value for money (VFM) perspective, when using a TPM programme. TPM…

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