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GIF PROJECT PREPARATION & STRUCTURING ACTIVITY APPROVED

Afghanistan
Sector Energy
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Assist the Government of Afghanistan with transaction structuring and support necessary to attract private sector participation in developing and operating a Solar PV plant in Naghlu area in Afghanistan.


Botswana
Sector Water & Sanitation
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

To manage the increase of demand for water supply in Gaborone and recent drought conditions, the Water Utilities Corporation (WUC) of Botswana is planning a wastewater reclamation project that will use the effluent generated by the existing Glen Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) as a source of potable water. This is based on a Build, Operate, and Transfer (BOT) structure, that entails the rehabilitation of the Glen Valley WWTP, the development of a new wastewater reuse facility, and the operation of both facilities.


Brazil
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IDB
Description

The GIF Activity will support the State Government of Sao Paulo with assessment and structuring of an intercity train line (TIC) that connect the city of Sao Paolo with the northern municipalities, including economic and residential centers. It includes upgrading existing commuter and freight rail corridor to allow for faster and more reliable passenger service.


Brazil
Sector Energy
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

The activity will support CAIXA, one of Brazil’s public banks, with the structuring and procurement of public street lighting modernization PPPs for a minimum of 10 and up to 15 of Brazil’s 5,570 municipalities. In parallel, the activity will support the wider World Bank “FinBRAZEEC” program to ensure CAIXA develops the capacity necessary to inherit this standardized approach for application to a future pipeline of similar projects in other municipalities, including the possibility of transfer to other subnational subsectors.


Brazil
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

Support to structure four federal highway concessions following the recent structures tested in Sao Paulo state, and as a first step towards implementation of a new federal concession model...Read More>>


Bulgaria
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IFC & EBRD
Description

To support the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications with the preparation and delivery of the Sofia Airport concession...Read More>>


Burkina Faso
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

GIF will support Burkina Faso in leveraging its mining potential to develop sustainable, least-cost power generation and contribute towards improving the financial viability of SONABEL (the state utility), by anchoring its portfolio of new assets around creditworthy industrial customers.


Indonesia
Sector Energy
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

The project will be one of the first gas-fired IPPs. Total project cost is approximately US$1 billion.


Jordan
Sector Transport
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Assist the Government of Kingdom of Jordan to rehabilitate, expand and improve the service levels at the King Hussein Bridge (KHB) Crossing Terminal, which is a key entry and exit point of the Jordan River between the Jordan and the West Bank.


Liberia
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Assist the Government of Liberia (GoL) with transaction structuring and support necessary to deliver the availability-payment concession of a portion of the Ganta- Zwedru road, key link in the country’s southeastern transportation corridor.


Malawi
Sector Energy
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

GIF funding will support the services of a legal and transaction advisor to the Government during the negotiations of the proposed Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with IFC, review the analysis from IFC InfraVentures and support the PPP process as it moves forward with the procurement and through to financial close. The GIF will also provide support to WB to assist GoM with any missing hydrology studies and assistance to implement a government guarantee.


Malawi
Sector Water
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

The GIF will provide transaction support to assist the Lilongwe Water Board with the preparation of the PPP transaction. The funding would support IFC’s role as a transaction advisor and hiring of technical and legal consultants to prepare the transaction... Read More>>


Mauritius
Sector Water
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

 “Hybrid-affermage” 15-year PPP contract to increase volume and efficiency of water supply in six metering districts, and replace pipes to reduce non-revenue water.


Myanmar
Sector Energy
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Transaction advisory of LNG import and selecting a private sector developer to finance and operate a ca. 500 million standard cubic feet per day FSRU under a medium term agreement.


Panama
Sector Energy
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Support to private financing of transmission line linking Panama's west coast renewable energy generation with the wider grid...Read More>>


Peru
Sector Water & Sanitation
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

The proposed GIF Activity entails supporting IFC’s advisory to Proinversión, the private investment promotion agency of Perú with the mandate to procure and structure this project, in structuring a PPP contract to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain improvements that increase availability of service and coverage of drinking water supply for 3.6m residents. The World Bank will provide parallel support to government entities as they contemplate the mix of tariff support and public subsidy that will be needed to make availability payments to the concessionaire within the context of a wider portfolio of required investments.


Philippines
Sector Transport
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Support to the Bases Conversion Development Authority (BCDA) to design, structure and implement a PPP transaction to expand the current Clark Airport terminal capacity from 5 to 8 million passengers per year, improve air and land-side facilities, and secure a qualified airport operator.


Senegal
Sector Transport
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Bus-based mass transportation system in the Greater Dakar Area. The project consists of (i) transport infrastructure (construction of bus lanes, terminals and stations, passenger information system, safety and security); and (ii) transport equipment and systems (procurement of bus fleet, operating system)... Read More>>


Solomon Islands
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

 20 MW hydropower plant under a 30 year PPA... Read More>>


Tunisia
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support the Tunisian energy utility (STEG) to undertake the necessary feasibility studies, financial analysis and modeling, and structuring for the transaction.


Ukraine
Sector Transport
Technical Partner EBRD
Description

Assist the Government of Ukraine with transaction structuring to deliver the concessions of Olvia and Kherson Ports...Read More>>


GIF PROJECT DEFINITION ACTIVITIES APPROVED

Argentina
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Development of early-mover or “pilot” PPP projects in the priority sub-sectors of WSS and irrigation...Read More>>


Argentina
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Programmatic support to Government of Argentina in the process of re-engaging the market for private investment in infrastructure under new Government...Read More>>


Brazil
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Programmatic support to bring to market a set of priority federal-level road, airport, port, and rail projects, with focus on achieving wider — particularly international — market participation and sources of finance.


Brazil
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IDB & World Bank
Description

To support to the State of Sao Paulo with the prefeasibility work necessary to progress the first of a series of suburban rail transactions...Read More>>


Brazil
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Foz do Rio Itajaí Region, comprising 11 municipalities and located in the State of Santa Catarina, is moving to implement a network of five BRT corridors and six priority bus lanes as a key step to delivery of the region’s integrated mobility strategic plan. These municipalities currently lack a quality public transportation system with 80% of trips currently performed with private vehicles. The Project, in coordination with a reformed parking policy, will reduce congestion and improve air quality through an expects a significant increase in the share of trips made by public transport.


Brazil
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Several cities across Brazil are looking to develop PPP projects that replace and then maintain their public lighting network, to improve reliability, cut emissions and costs. GIF support will help review and filter the best candidates among the cities to be a part of the pilot... Read More>>


Cabo Verde
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Government of Cabo Verde’s (GoCV) intends to launch a procurement program to attract private investment/capital to build new power plants. The objective of this PDA is to advise and assist the GoCV to appraise and prepare a component of Phase 1 of the Renewable Energy (RE) IPP tender/auction program (10MW wind and 25MW Solar PV), which will ultimately lead to a significant reduction in HFO dependence and thus reduction on GHG emissions. The GoCV needs to increase penetration of RE to 54% by 2030 from the current 20% by installing around 150 MW of solar PV and 65 MW of wind power.


China
Sector Water & Sanitation
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

The Project serves to increase service coverage and improve water and sanitation services. It involves implementing a comprehensive water project through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) which includes the rehabilitation of existing assets, construction of greenfield new assets for sewage treatment, water supply, pipe networks, water source protection, and operation and maintenance of existing and new assets, and a cloud IT platform.


Colombia
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Assist Government of Colombia and Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional (FDN) in mobilizing private sector investments to support a program for renewable energy and energy efficiency development with focus on preparing and designing optimal credit enhancement structure/guarantee program... Read More>>


Cote d'Ivoire
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

GIF funding will be used to assess various PPP options for the infrastructure, the rolling stock and the operations & maintenance of the BRT and feeder system in Abidjan. This will include a robust commercial/financial and economic appraisal, review the legal and regulatory context (noting any enablers or barriers) and ultimately provide the government with a recommendation on the optimal business/implementation model. GIF and the World Bank will also support a market sounding exercise and prepare an outline structure for next steps in the implementation of the BRT.


Cote d'Ivoire
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Consists of two PPP concessions. One for a new 2nd bridge crossing of the Vridi-Bietry Bay, and another one for the development of an inland port facility adjacent to the AutoRoute du Nord.


Ecuador
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

This project proposes to find a private-sector driven solution that captures, stores and transports untreated gas from multiple fields to processing facilities using a network of specialized trucks – a “virtual pipeline.” Ultimately, this gas will be used for power generation or to produce natural gas derived products.


Ecuador
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support the City of Quito to raise $330m of private capital to close a funding gap on their first metro. This would be the first access to commercial finance for the City...Read More>>


Egypt
Sector multisector
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

GIF engagement includes reviewing priority project pipelines to identify and prioritize a set of early-mover projects—based on project readiness and sector priorities—and preparing project-specific action plans that detail the work needed to bring the projects to market... Read More>>


Egypt
Sector Transport
Technical Partner EBRD
Description

Greenfield dry port and connecting rail bypass, intended to facilitate trade and reduce congestion, as part of a modal shift from road to rail for freight transport... Read More>>


Ethiopia
Sector ICT
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Government of Ethiopia (GoE) is seeking to explore options to bring in private investment and operations to its telecommunications industry, which is currently a monopoly run by Ethio Telecom, a vertically integrated State-Owned Entity (SOE). GIF will help GoE to diversify its telecommunications industry, by offering multiple commercial and regulatory options for Ethio Telecom. This will include an in-depth analysis with pros and cons of options such: selling minority share of Ethio Telecom to a private investor, opening franchises for telecom services, breaking Ethio Telecom and selling strategic business lines, or issuing new licenses.


Ethiopia
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Assist the Government of Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEP) to decide on whether to proceed with an IPP transaction and prepare the technical and commercial information on the sites to standards required for a procurement... Read More>>


Georgia
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Structuring a lease-type contract for the operations and tolling of this strategic highway in Georgia... Read More>>


Ghana
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

This is a major dry port project designed to release operational pressure at the major seaport Port of Tema... Read More>>


India
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Potential support to the states’ extensive highway rehabilitation program in India... Read More>>


India
Sector Energy
Technical Partner International Finance Corporation
Description

Support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and Solar Energy Corporation of India by providing transaction advisory services for the development of 3 or more solar park PPPs or IPPs within solar park transactions across 3 or more states, totaling about 1500 MW.


Indonesia
Approved Date
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Monday, July 9, 2018

Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support the Government of Indonesia (GoI) to help design and operationalize the private sector window of the new Geothermal Resource Risk Mitigation Facility.


Indonesia
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Indonesia Infrastructure Guarantee Fund (IIGF) has expressed interest in working with GIF and BPJT (the Indonesian Toll Roads regulator) on a toll road program... Read More>>  


Jordan
Sector Transport
Technical Partner EBRD
Description

​The GIF will support EBRD to design a PPP project for Marka that would bring competition in the air traffic market and allow growth of LCCs in Jordan... Read More>>


Lao People's Democratic Republic
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Government of Lao PDR (GoL) has received an unsolicited proposal from China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd. (CSG) to jointly set up Electricite Du Laos – Transmission (EDL-T) with state-owned utility Electricite Du Laos (EDL). The proposal entails unbundling high-voltage transmission assets from EDL and transferring them into the newly-formed entity, EDL-T. The GIF will provide support in reviewing the feasibility study and act as a trusted advisor and honest broker in the transaction process.


Lebanon
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The objective of the assignment is to assess the various PPP options for the operation and maintenance of the proposed Greater Beirut BRT and feeder system, and potentially, also the rolling-stock and supporting system investment...Read More>>


Liberia
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support to hire a consultant to undertake an initial market sounding and determine if there is interest from investors and lenders to provide commercial financing for the project... Read More>>  


Nigeria
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Conducting an analysis of options for private sector participation and monetization for three projects that aim to provide efficient, safe and high quality passenger and freight transportation services in the Lagos metropolis... Read More>>


Papua New Guinea
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The Project entails the private sector-led development of a 80 MW, run-of-river, hydropower facility as an Independent Power Producer (IPP) on a build-own-operate-transfer (“BOOT”) basis to: (a) supply Port Moresby’s entire peak load requirements with low-cost, clean electricity, (b) allow PNG Power Ltd (PPL) to curtail the use of high-cost, environmentally harmful electricity from diesel fuel generation, and (c) establish an important precedent for the further development of PNG’s abundant hydropower resources on a competitive basis.


Senegal
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

GIF will support the state-owned utility to add new and efficient gas-powered generation capacity in developing a 400MW gas-fired power plant with private sector investment, where existing HFO-fired plant will be decommissioned. This is part of the Government of Senegal’s gas-to-power Strategy where the Government sets out the plans to transition its power sector from one predominantly fueled by Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) to one fueled by gas. The power plant will supply efficient electricity to both the domestic market and the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) regional market, with potential for becoming part of a wider regional IDA project.


Tunisia
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Major regional transmission project to help create an African-European energy market. Project would include a 192km submarine DC cable...Read More>>


Ukraine
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Evaluating the viability of River transport and a new river port concession.


Ukraine
Sector Transport
Technical Partner EBRD
Description

 Assessing and preparing a potential concession for the port of Oktyabrsk.


Ukraine
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IFC/EBRD
Description

This project will assist the Government of Ukraine in exploring options to bring private sector finance and expertise into the rehabilitation, expansion and operations of the country’s airport sector to improve service and reduce subsidies. Depending on the results of the proposed assessment the airports could be transferred to concession either separately or through bundling, or access private finance through a central, privately capitalized airport fund.


Uzbekistan
Sector Water & Sanitation
Technical Partner ADB
Description

The Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) aims to carry out a complete overhaul of the country’s Solid Waste Management (SWM) system to meet increasing demand and avert potentially serious service disruptions. To kick-start this process, the GoU intends to promote the development of a bundled pilot project in Tashkent and Bekabad cities, involving development of concepts/prefeasibility studies for the whole process of SWM in the two cities on a PPP basis.


Uzbekistan
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

GIF’s support is requested to finance the pre-feasibility study to upgrade the Tashkent-Andijan Road to expressway standards, including ancillary infrastructure and a possible new tunnel through the Kamchik Pass and intercity bus terminals, and to assist the Government of Uzbekistan to develop a PPP program for the road sector.


Uzbekistan
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The World Bank Transport GP is providing technical assistance to the Government of Uzbekistan (GoU) to develop measures for upstream aviation sector policy and institutional reforms and also provide an implementation roadmap. GIF support has been requested to provide supplementary funding to cover the work that focuses on preparing a roadmap to attract private sector participation for airport development and operations.


Vietnam
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support Vietnam’s Ministry of Investment and Trade to design a solar auction program to achieve target set in Vietnam’s Revised National Power Development Plan 7 of attaining 20 GW by 2030.


Vietnam
Sector Energy
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Provide strategic advice to EVN (State Owned Enterprise) to define an overall strategy for international bond issuance, prepare information readiness for rating execution, and conduct rating simulation, with an objective of diversifying its financing sources to finance future investment and to strengthen its financial sustainability...Read More>>


Vietnam
Sector Water
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Support to determine the optimal institutional setup for the regional water supply scheme and identify potential private sector interest in financing and/or operating some or all of the planned regional water supply infrastructure as PPPs... Read More>>


Vietnam
Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport is seeking World Bank’s support in setting up an implementation mechanism for North-South Expressway Development Plan (NSEDP) and prepare bankable projects that can benefit from private delivery or commercial financing. GIF will support this effort which includes: (1) establishing a contractual risk allocation mechanism for potential PPP segments; (2) exploring availability payment schemes; (3) developing a network-wide delivery strategy; (4) evaluating commercial financing sources; and (5) strengthening PPP project management capacity within MoT and relevant public entities.


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Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

The World Bank is supporting the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) on the Dhaka Public Transport Improvement Project. GIF support has been requested to identify options to bring in private sector participation and/or financing via i) assessment of different options for structuring a PPP model for the BRT, including analysis of risks and risk mitigation options; and ii) development of a preliminary contractual and financial model for a PPP, or for the chosen financial mechanism and business model which includes the private sector.


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Sector Transport
Technical Partner World Bank
Description

This project will focus on assessing the viability of a PPP concession with the private sector for the operations and maintenance (which may include limited infrastructure capital investments) of Zambia’s two main international airports (together or separately depending on the outcome of the analysis). A concession model may be considered in which the concessionaire would operate, maintain, and collect airport fees in exchange for a payment or revenue share with the Government.


Costa Rica
Sector Transport
Technical Partner IFC/WB
Description

The San Jose tramway is considered as a solution to the current traffic congestion in the city center in a more sustainable manner. The proposed GIF activity to assess the tramway’s attractiveness for private sector participation through a PPP based on an Integrated Demand Analysis, which will take consideration of a multimodal integration with other planned transit investments, including the Electric Train and buses.