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    Sustainability, Bankability, Risks: Insights from the 2017 Global Infrastructure Forum

    By - 15 de June de 2017, 4:28 pm

    2017 Global Infrastructure Forum Plenary

    Presidents and vice-presidents of the organizing MDBs discussed infrastructure challenges during the Opening Plenary of the 2017 Global Infrastructure Forum.

    The annual Global Infrastructure Forum (GI Forum) aims at enhancing the coordination among multilateral development banks (MDBs) and their development partners in the financing and development of infrastructure projects that support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This aim was reflected in the theme of the 2017 GI Forum, “Delivering Inclusive and Sustainable Infrastructure”, jointly organized by the MDBs in close partnership with the United Nations (UN).

    Throughout the forum’s plenary and breakout sessions, three main infrastructure challenges emerged: sustainability, bankability, and risk mitigation. Read more…

    Private investors and citizen engagement: Keys to a thriving, sustainable infrastructure sector?

    By - 13 de April de 2017, 5:09 pm

    Multilateral agencies can leverage their existing contribution by facilitating public and private investment to close the infrastructure gap.

    Infrastructure needs, port au prince, haiti

    Not only the roads of Port au Prince, Haiti, are in need improvement. Worldwide, it would take $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion annually to meet infrastructure needs.

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    How platforms could help bridge the global infrastructure gap

    By - 11 de April de 2017, 7:12 pm

    By Pablo Pereira dos Santos

    Platforms following business models similar to those of Uber, Lyft, or Airbnb could be the answer to closing the global infrastructure gap by connecting infrastructure projects with potential investors.

    IDB_How platforms could help bridge the global infrastructure gap

    IDB-financed infrastructure project in Brazil: North Section of the Mario Covas Beltway of the City of Sao Paulo

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    Filling the Infrastructure Gap in the Americas –What do people really want?

    By - 31 de March de 2017, 5:40 pm

    By Tracy Betts

    IDB-funded online survey to 33,500 internet users across the Americas reveals people’s priorities in infrastructure.

    20170330_Infrastructure Priorities in the Americas_Survey Results

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