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Gridlines

April 2006 - June 2010

 

Gridlines share emerging knowledge on public-private partnership and give an overview of a wide selection of projects from various regions of the world. Gridlines are a publication of PPIAF (Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility), a multi-donor technical assistance facility. Through technical assistance and knowledge dissemination PPIAF supports the efforts of policy makers, nongovernmental organizations, research institutions, and others in designing and implementing strategies to tap the full potential of private involvement in infrastructure.

 

 

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Internal delegation contracts for water in Uganda : an innovative approach to establishing a successful public utility (English)

Uganda's national water utility has become known for its successful turnaround under public management. Less well known is that this success owes much to the introduction of private-sector-like practices to motivate employees. ... See More +

Brief 56735 JUN 01, 2010

Marin,Philippe; Mugabi,Josses; Mugisha,Silver; Muhairwe,William Tsimwa Disclosed

Water operators from emerging markets : new players for public-private partnerships (English)

In the 1990s a few multinationals dominated the market for public-private partnership (PPP) contracts in water. Yet in recent year's water operators from developing countries have won most of the new PPP contracts for the management of water utilities in countries as diverse as Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, India, Malaysia, and the Russian Federation. ... See More +

Brief 56736 JUN 01, 2010

Danilenko,Alexander V.; Izaguirre Alvarado Bradley,Ada Karina; Marin,Philippe Disclosed

Private sector participation in urban rail : getting the structure right (English)

There is growing interest in using rail transit, trams, metros, light rail, to solve urban transportation problems, particularly road congestion and air pollution. ... See More +

Brief 56734 APR 01, 2010

Menzies, Iain; Mandri-Perrott, Cledan Disclosed

Corporatizing a water utility : a successful case using a performance-based service contract for ONEA in Burkina Faso (English)

Thanks to a corporatization process spanning two decades, Burkina Faso's national water and sanitation utility ranks among the few well-managed public water utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Brief 56744 MAR 01, 2010

Marin, Philippe; Fall, Matar; Ouibiga, Harouna Disclosed

Improving water services in a post-conflict situation : the case of the management contract in Kosovo (English)

Countries emerging from a devastating conflict need to rapidly restore access to basic water and sanitation services for their population. While donors usually stand ready with generous reconstruction packages, the conflict may have left local institutions ill equipped to make good use of those resources. ... See More +

Brief 56743 MAR 01, 2010

Marin, Philippe; Mugabi, Josses; Marino, Manuel Disclosed

PPI in poor countries : how to increase private participation in infrastructure management and investment (English)

To overcome huge shortfalls in access to infrastructure services, poor countries need much higher investment levels and more expertise to build, operate, and maintain infrastructure facilities. ... See More +

Brief 56742 FEB 01, 2010

Leigland, James Disclosed

Partnering for water in Cote d'Ivoire : lessons from 50 years of successful private operation : Un partenariat reussi pour l'eau en Cote d'Ivoire : lecons tirees de 50 ans de gestion privee efficace (French)

The public-private partnership (PPP) for the national water utility of Cote d'Ivoire is the oldest and largest water PPP in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 51770 AUG 01, 2009

Fall,Matar; Marin,Philippe; Ouayoro,Eustache; Verspyck,Richard English Disclosed

Partnering for water in Cote d'Ivoire : lessons from 50 years of successful private operation (English)

The public-private partnership (PPP) for the national water utility of Cote d'Ivoire is the oldest and largest water PPP in the developing world. ... See More +

Brief 51770 AUG 01, 2009

Fall,Matar; Marin,Philippe; Ouayoro,Eustache; Verspyck,Richard French Disclosed

New needs for technical assistance : responding to the effects of the financial crisis on private participation in infrastructure (English)

In developing countries the global financial crisis is leading to serious difficulties for infrastructure projects with private participation. In some cases governments are responding by simplifying their project approval processes or by substituting public for private financing. ... See More +

Brief 51769 JUN 01, 2009

Leigland, James; Russell, Henry Disclosed

Private participation in transport : lessons from recent experience in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Facing fiscal constraints, many governments in Central and Eastern Europe and Southeastern Europe have pursued private finance for transport infrastructure more to move investments off budget than to improve efficiency and services. ... See More +

Brief 51767 JUN 01, 2009

Monsalve,Maria Carolina Disclosed

Another lost decade? Effects of the financial crisis on project finance for infrastructure (English)

Rapid growth in project finance, driven by huge increases in liquidity, helped fuel the gains in private participation in infrastructure (PPI) in developing countries in the past decade. ... See More +

Brief 51768 JUN 01, 2009

Leigland,James; Hillberry,Russell Henry Disclosed

What drives private sector exit from infrastructure? Economic crises and other factors in the cancellation of private infrastructure projects in developing countries (English)

The private sector exits only a fraction of private infrastructure projects before the contract ends. Yet such cancellations can have a sustained impact on a country's program of public-private partnerships, reducing the private sector's confidence in the government's commitment as well as the government's confidence in the robustness and "value for money" of these arrangements. ... See More +

Brief 47884 MAR 01, 2009

Harris,Clive G.; Pratap, Kumar V. Disclosed

Financing the boom in public-private partnerships in Indian infrastructure : trends and policy implications (English)

India has seen rapid growth in recent years in its program of infrastructure public-private partnerships (PPPs). Despite the surge in demand for finance, local financial markets coped well over the period to 2007 and even offered better terms as they became more used to the PPP model. ... See More +

Brief 47220 DEC 01, 2008

Harris,Clive G.; Tadimalla,Sri Kumar Disclosed

The informal recycling sector in developing countries : organizing waste pickers to enhance their impact (English)

For the urban poor in developing countries, informal waste recycling is a common way to earn income. There are few reliable estimates of the number of people engaged in waste picking or of its economic and environmental impact. ... See More +

Brief 47221 OCT 01, 2008

Medina,Martin Disclosed

The changing landscape of infrastructure finance in Africa : nontraditional sources take on a growing role (English)

Africa has traditionally depended on official development assistance to meet its infrastructure needs. But a growing share of the region's infrastructure finance is now coming from nontraditional sources. ... See More +

Brief 47213 OCT 01, 2008

Foster, Vivien French Disclosed

China's emerging role in Africa : part of the changing landscape of infrastructure finance (English)

In 2006, which China named the "Year of Africa," it quadrupled its investment commitments to infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa, to more than $7 billion. ... See More +

Brief 47218 OCT 01, 2008

Foster, Vivien; Butterfield, William; Chen, Chuan; Pushak, Nataliya; French Disclosed

The changing landscape of infrastructure finance in Africa : nontraditional sources take on a growing role : Evolution de la configuration des aides financieres a l'infrastructure en Afrique : les sources non traditionnelles gagnent en importance (French)

Africa has traditionally depended on official development assistance to meet its infrastructure needs. But a growing share of the region's infrastructure finance is now coming from nontraditional sources. ... See More +

Brief 47213 OCT 01, 2008

Foster, Vivien English Disclosed

China's emerging role in Africa : part of the changing landscape of infrastructure finance : Le role emergent de la Chine en Afrique : un nouvel acteur dans la configuration des aides financieres a l'infrastructure (French)

In 2006, which China named the "Year of Africa," it quadrupled its investment commitments to infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa, to more than $7 billion. ... See More +

Brief 47218 OCT 01, 2008

Foster, Vivien; Butterfield, William; Chen, Chuan; Pushak, Nataliya; English Disclosed

Unlocking land values to finance urban infrastructure : land-based financing options for cities (English)

Raising capital to finance urban infrastructure is a challenge. One solution is to 'unlock' urban land values - such as by selling public lands to capture the gains in value created by investment in infrastructure projects. ... See More +

Other Urban Study 46264 AUG 01, 2008

Peterson,George E. Disclosed

Taking a holistic approach to planning and developing hydropower : lessons from two river basin case studies in India (English)

Planning for hydropower development needs to evolve from a project-based engineering approach to a more holistic one - an approach incorporating river basin planning and integrating potential social and environmental issues across multiple projects and the entire river basin. ... See More +

Brief 46262 AUG 01, 2008

Haney,Michael; Plummer Braeckman,Judith Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Internal delegation contracts for water in Uganda : an innovative approach to establishing a successful public utility (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56735 Brief
Water operators from emerging markets : new players for public-private partnerships (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 56736 Brief
Private sector participation in urban rail : getting the structure right (English)
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APR 01, 2010 56734 Brief
Corporatizing a water utility : a successful case using a performance-based service contract for ONEA in Burkina Faso (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56744 Brief
Improving water services in a post-conflict situation : the case of the management contract in Kosovo (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 56743 Brief
PPI in poor countries : how to increase private participation in infrastructure management and investment (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 56742 Brief
Partnering for water in Cote d'Ivoire : lessons from 50 years of successful private operation : Un partenariat reussi pour l'eau en Cote d'Ivoire : lecons tirees de 50 ans de gestion privee efficace (French)
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AUG 01, 2009 51770 Brief English
Partnering for water in Cote d'Ivoire : lessons from 50 years of successful private operation (English)
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AUG 01, 2009 51770 Brief French
New needs for technical assistance : responding to the effects of the financial crisis on private participation in infrastructure (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 51769 Brief
Private participation in transport : lessons from recent experience in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 51767 Brief
Another lost decade? Effects of the financial crisis on project finance for infrastructure (English)
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JUN 01, 2009 51768 Brief
What drives private sector exit from infrastructure? Economic crises and other factors in the cancellation of private infrastructure projects in developing countries (English)
See More +
MAR 01, 2009 47884 Brief
Financing the boom in public-private partnerships in Indian infrastructure : trends and policy implications (English)
See More +
DEC 01, 2008 47220 Brief
The informal recycling sector in developing countries : organizing waste pickers to enhance their impact (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 47221 Brief
The changing landscape of infrastructure finance in Africa : nontraditional sources take on a growing role (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 47213 Brief French
China's emerging role in Africa : part of the changing landscape of infrastructure finance (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 47218 Brief French
The changing landscape of infrastructure finance in Africa : nontraditional sources take on a growing role : Evolution de la configuration des aides financieres a l'infrastructure en Afrique : les sources non traditionnelles gagnent en importance (French)
See More +
OCT 01, 2008 47213 Brief English
China's emerging role in Africa : part of the changing landscape of infrastructure finance : Le role emergent de la Chine en Afrique : un nouvel acteur dans la configuration des aides financieres a l'infrastructure (French)
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OCT 01, 2008 47218 Brief English
Unlocking land values to finance urban infrastructure : land-based financing options for cities (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2008 46264 Other Urban Study
Taking a holistic approach to planning and developing hydropower : lessons from two river basin case studies in India (English)
See More +
AUG 01, 2008 46262 Brief