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Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Infrastructure Contracts

General infrastructure contract: The contract between DFID and the supplier is critical given the complexity and risk profile associated with infrastructure, and because it is the means through which the programme is delivered. It does so by forming a binding legal agreement between DFID and the supplier to ensure the successful delivery of the programme […]

Smart Infrastructure Handbook: Infrastructure Procurement

Types of procurement design: Procurement is considered to be the identification, selection and commissioning of the work required to construct the project, and handover of the completed works to the client. There are a number of procurement models for construction that affect the planning of infrastructure building and delivery – some basic ones are set […]

Digital Solutions for Procurement and Operations & Maintenance

There are growing opportunities to utilise digital solutions to solve urban service delivery challenges. Opportunities  include the potential to better plan services for citizens, improving the value for money of LGAs investments an leveraging private sector support. In 2017 the ICED programme developed a positioning paper ‘Urbanisation in a Digital World’, reviewed the potential for […]