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Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility

The Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) is an international discussion body of the donor community which looks at private infrastructure financing. Its aim is to specifically improve the environment for private investments in the infrastructure of developing countries. Thus, within the framework of this facility, projects are implemented in the following key areas:

  • Infrastructure Development Strategies
    Within the scope of Country Framework Reports the possibilities of private investment in the infrastructure sector are explored and corresponding recommendations made for regulatory measures.

  • Regulatory and Institutional Reform
    Implementation of process-oriented consultancy and advisory measures in individual infrastructure sectors.

  • Capacity Building
    Consultancy and advisory services with respect to the structure and equipment of regulatory authorities and upgrading measures for staff members.

  • Consensus Building
    Special workshops and seminars in order to overcome resistance on the part of those opposed to reform.

  • Pioneering Projects
    Financing pilot infrastructure measures in individual sectors.

Private sector involvement in realising infrastructure projects is becoming increasingly important in the international discussion. In 2008 the PPIAF implemented a total of 97 projects in 50 countries as well as regional and global programmes with a total volume of 17.9 million US dollars.

The PPIAF is a donor-funded facility, financed by the following countries and organisations: the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Switzerland, Canada, Norway, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, the USA, the European Commission, the World Bank Group, the United Nations Development Programme and the Asian Development Bank.

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Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF)

Program Management Unit
Mail Stop Number MC4-407
1818 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20433
Phone: +1 / 202 / 4 58 55 88
Fax: +1 / 202 / 5 22 74 66

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