Publications

23

Jan
Bluhm, Richard; Dreher, Axel; Fuchs, Andreas; Parks, Bradley; Strange, Austin; Tierney, MichaelOverall reviewThis article analyses the impact of development projects on the geographic distribution of economic activity within low-income and middle-income countries while focusing on Chinese infrastructure investments. As a matter of fact, China has recently become a major financier ...

23

Jan
Kunaka, Charles; Liu, Xingjian; Derudder, BenOverall reviewThis article published by the World Bank examines under which conditions the new Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) led by China will benefit countries involved and what opportunities emerge as a result of participating in the initiative.The Belt and Road Initiative, first defined in 2013 by the ...

18

Dec
Abstract The Innovation Day 2018 at FNTP mainly focused on two aspects: The first part questioned the role and the added value of innovation and digital technologies for contractors and their workers on the field. In this context the integration of given digital technologies within construction companies were discussed from the ...

18

Dec
Main Findings The World Bank Group report on Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) investment of H1 2018 (first half of the year) shows the main trends of investments by region, country and sector.Increase of investment compared to 2017 but general decrease compared to the past 10 years average Highest ...

21

Nov
The benefits of digital construction are well known in theory. They provide the chance to improve productivity, increase efficiency and attract a younger and more diverse workforce. By not acknowledging the use of digital technologies, the industry will become marginalized and at risk of significant disruption. “At the heart of the ...

03

Oct
The Fourth industrial Revolution is on the agenda. Its watchword is agility. The World Economic Forum estimates a steep rise of the global population residing in cities to 68% by 2050. The challenge for city administrators is to quickly adapt to changing needs in all urban infrastructures and processes by ...

03

Oct
The Fourth industrial Revolution offers opportunities to rethink the management of project data and mobile collaboration to reduce costs and improve schedules. Indeed, much has to be done. Poor data and communication are a burden on the construction industry and have to be tackled.“Time spent on non-optimal activities will cost ...

17

Jan
CICA SummaryPPIAF goals:strengthen the policy, regulatory and institutional underpinnings of private-sector investment in infrastructure in emerging markets and developing countries; building institutions; reducing policy, regulatory and institutional risks; building the capacity of counterparties;this foundation allows governments to generate a pipeline of bankable projects.PPIAF is targeting specific interventions and issues ...

22

Nov
Presentation made by Yamina SAFER, Capital Markets Officer, Finance Directorate, Capital Markets Department, European Investment Bank(EIB) in the margins of CICA Board-Council Meeting, Paris, November 22, 2016 EIB’s objective is to finance projects mainly in the European Union (EU), to do that they have a very simple model. They are a ...

15

Nov
CICA SummaryDeveloped countries committed to mobilize jointly USD 100 billion a year in climate finance by 2020. Public and private finance mobilized by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached USD 62 billion in 2014 compared to USD 52 billion in 2013. Achieving the USD 100 billion a ...
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