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Infrastructure

Bridging the development divide

 

Context

Quality infrastructure investment is central to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the progress of which COVID-19 has threatened, by enabling economic transformation in developing economies while safeguarding the environment and reducing poverty and inequality.

 

Key solutions
  • Strengthen institutional and individual capacity for project planning, preparation, and implementation through collaboration with external actors

  • Institutionalise standards, rules and processes, and strengthen regulatory frameworks

  • Establish anti-corruption measures including explicit policies and rules with adequate enforcement mechanisms

  • Strengthening capacity to prepare bankable projects through improving the effectivenessof project preparation facilities and risk mitigation instruments

  • Enhance fiscal transparency and improve capacity for debt management with required technical and financial expertise

 
Documents and links

Quality Infrastructure for Development

 OECD Initiative on Global Value Chains - Infrastructure sessions at plenary meetings

Taskforce on investing in infrastructure for better futures

 

 

Implementation and capacity-building

Quality Infrastructure in 21st Century Africa (2020)

Supporting the development of the Suez Canal Economic Zone in Egypt

Prioritising, accelerating and scaling up quality infrastructure in Africa

 

     

 

 

 

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