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Public-private partnerships : promise and hype (English)

This paper provides perspectives on patterns of public-private partnerships in infrastructure across time and space. Public-private partnerships are a new term for old concepts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7340 JUN 26, 2015

Klein,Michael

Firms’ locational choice and infrastructure development in Tanzania : instrumental variable spatial autoregressive model (English)

Agglomeration economies are among the most important factors in increasing firm productivity. However, there is little evidence supportive of this in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7305 JUN 15, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Humphreys,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara

Firms’ locational choice and infrastructure development in Rwanda (English)

Agglomeration economies are among the most important factors to increase firm productivity. However, there is little evidence supportive of this in Africa. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7279 MAY 29, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Humphrey,Richard Martin; Melibaeva,Sevara

Iraq : electricity distribution (English)

Iraq’s electricity distribution network is overloaded and in need of significant investment to be able to meet current and future demand. The system is also negatively impacted by the absence of effective metering, billing systems, and customer management systems, which leads to significant technical and nontechnical losses. ... See More +

Brief 96900 APR 01, 2015

SME Finance in Ethiopia : Addressing the Missing Middle Challenge (English)

This study starts with a brief analysis of which firms are the main net job creators in Ethiopia and then focuses on the financing constraints of Ethiopian MSMEs as one of the key obstacles to job creation and growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 94365 FEB 10, 2015

Kenya : Konza Technology City (English)

As part of its Vision 2030, the Government of Kenya (GOK) sought to cultivate its business processoutsourcing (BPO) sector and related IT-enabled services (ITES) and looked to develop a multimedia ITC park to attract and nurture local and international ITES firms. ... See More +

Brief 96904 DEC 01, 2014

PPIAF supports the institutional and policy environment for PPPs in Jordan (English)

PPIAF has supported the Government of Jordan to improve the institutional and policy environment for public-private partnerships (PPPs). The objective is to provide the enabling conditions for the development of a PPP program that seeks to improve and expand access to infrastructure services to the people of Jordan. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 93855 DEC 01, 2014

MENA shares global knowledge on procurement under public private partnerships (English)

This MENA KL Quick Note highlights the key lessons learned from the workshop entitled: “Procurement Under Public private Partnerships (PPP): A Learning Event for the Water and Energy Sectors,” held in Beirut, Lebanon on October 13-15, 2014. ... See More +

Brief 93705 DEC 01, 2014

Lipson, Rachel; Ismail Ali, Nazaneen; Al-Kazzaz, Ala

Tunisia - Urban Water Supply Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)

Procurement Plan 92793 OCT 25, 2014

Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Executive summary (English)

Over the past 18 months, the World Bank has been working on a comprehensive plan to address the challenge of productive jobs in Tanzania. This study represents a step towards a better understanding of how to promote job creation in Tanzania. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90434 AUG 01, 2014

Swahili

Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Country economic report (Swahili)

Over the past 18 months, the World Bank has been working on a comprehensive plan to address the challenge of productive jobs in Tanzania. This study represents a step towards a better understanding of how to promote job creation in Tanzania. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90434 AUG 01, 2014

English

Africa - water PPPs (English)

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Africa’s water sector date back to 1959, with the implementation of the Côte d’Ivoire urban water afterimage—a successful operation that continues to provide water to over 7 million people today. ... See More +

Board Report 91306 JUL 01, 2014

PPIAF supports Ugandas roads PPP program (English)

Since 2000 PPIAF has been providing technical assistance to the government of Uganda to create an environment that enables private investment in infrastructure. ... See More +

Brief 92653 JUL 01, 2014

Tajikistan - Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project : redacted report (English)

This report provides the findings of an administrative inquiry (the investigation) by the World Bank Groups Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) into allegations of misconduct in five contracts under the World Bank-financed Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (RIRP or the Project) in the Republic of Tajikistan. ... See More +

Board Report 89206 JUN 01, 2014

Asia - Increasing Domestic Procurement by the Mining Sector in Central Asia (English)

This study has focused on the third factor, specifically, the creation of local benefits through supplier linkages. The World Bank commissioned a ‘pilot’ study to inform the nature and scale of potential support to the three Central Asian countries, with the goal of mining-related domestic procurement serving as an instrument to increase employment and industrialization. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8834 MAY 01, 2014

Public-private partnerships for urban water utilities : a review of experiences in developing countries (Chinese)

This study provides objective information and analysis on the performance of public-private partnerships (PPP) projects in urban water supply and sanitation in developing countries. ... See More +

Publication 53017 MAR 05, 2014

Marin, Philippe English, Japanese, French

What makes cities more competitive? Lessons from India (English)

Policy makers in both developed and developing countries want to accelerate spatial development, make cities more competitive, attract new entrepreneurs, boost economic growth, and promote job creation. ... See More +

Brief 83905 JAN 01, 2014

Ghani, Ejaz; Kerr, William; OConnell, Stephen D.

Running water in Indias cities : a review of five recent public-private partnership initiatives (English)

India is home to more than 370 million people in urban areas. Historically, almost all water supply provision has been managed by the public sector through municipal or state-level departments or parastatals. ... See More +

UNDP-Water Sanitation Program 84384 JAN 01, 2014

Kacker, Suneetha Dasappa; Ramanujam, SR; Miller, Tracey

India - Just-in-time ESW : running water in Indias cities : a review of five recent public private partnership initiatives (English)

India is home to more than 370 million people in urban areas. No city in the country meets the governments targets for continuous pressurized safe water with full coverage and full cost recovery. ... See More +

Other Urban Study ACS8767 JAN 01, 2014

Public-private partnerships : reference guide version 2.0 (English)

A growing number of developing country governments are interested in using public-private partnerships (PPPs) to provide public infrastructure assets and services. ... See More +

Working Paper 90384 JAN 01, 2014

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Public-private partnerships : promise and hype (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7340 Policy Research Working Paper
Firms’ locational choice and infrastructure development in Tanzania : instrumental variable spatial autoregressive model (English)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7305 Policy Research Working Paper
Firms’ locational choice and infrastructure development in Rwanda (English)
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MAY 29, 2015 WPS7279 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq : electricity distribution (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96900 Brief
SME Finance in Ethiopia : Addressing the Missing Middle Challenge (English)
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FEB 10, 2015 94365 Working Paper
Kenya : Konza Technology City (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 96904 Brief
PPIAF supports the institutional and policy environment for PPPs in Jordan (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93855 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
MENA shares global knowledge on procurement under public private partnerships (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93705 Brief
Tunisia - Urban Water Supply Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French)
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OCT 25, 2014 92793 Procurement Plan
Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Executive summary (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 90434 Country Economic Memorandum Swahili
Tanzania - Productive jobs wanted : Country economic report (Swahili)
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AUG 01, 2014 90434 Country Economic Memorandum English
Africa - water PPPs (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91306 Board Report
PPIAF supports Ugandas roads PPP program (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 92653 Brief
Tajikistan - Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project : redacted report (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89206 Board Report
Asia - Increasing Domestic Procurement by the Mining Sector in Central Asia (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8834 Working Paper
Public-private partnerships for urban water utilities : a review of experiences in developing countries (Chinese)
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MAR 05, 2014 53017 Publication English, Japanese, French
What makes cities more competitive? Lessons from India (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 83905 Brief
Running water in Indias cities : a review of five recent public-private partnership initiatives (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84384 UNDP-Water Sanitation Program
India - Just-in-time ESW : running water in Indias cities : a review of five recent public private partnership initiatives (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 ACS8767 Other Urban Study
Public-private partnerships : reference guide version 2.0 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90384 Working Paper