Betting on Bankability: Picking up the pace of Manila’s Light Rail Transit system

When the Manila Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension project reached financial close in March 2016 it was a landmark event for the Philippines and for Southeast Asia. It is an achievement for an enormous project worth some US$1.1 billion to go ahead in a region with not much of a track record of large-scale transport Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). The project’s winning formula is a combination of at-times difficult ingredients: government responsiveness, a balanced risk profile, and project bankability. Continue reading

eC2: Kenya PPP Support Program: Preparation for Manual and PPP Pipeline Screening

Deadline: 23-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

 

Preparation of Governance and Operational ManualPPPs

The objective of the activity is to hire a firm to support the GoK to prepare a governance and operating manual for the PFF. The core governance structure of the Fund and the scope of work as stated in the terms of reference, among other things, will define the services and deliverables of the consultant firm.

PPP Pipeline Screening

The objective of the activity is to hire a firm to support the GoK to screen a pipeline of potential, viable PPP projects, and deliver a series of concept notes/ material for 10 of the most promising projects.

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eC2: Can Tho land value capture exercise for sale of land and/or development rights

Deadline: 10-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Public investment in infrastructure upgrades, flood risk management and resettlement of informal dwellers will facilitate creation of private, economic value. Alienating publicly-owned sites and selling additional development rights that would enable denser development on existing private parcels would enable the city to capture and leverage the some of the private value created by the public sectors investments. To unlock this additional economic value, the city, engaging with World Bank and technical consultants should identify: an appropriate strategy that takes into account existing constraints, institutional capacities and market context.
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eC2: Technical consultants for Fiji hospital PPPs

Deadline: 23-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Government of Fiji (GoF) is keen to expand health services and reform operations at two sites i.e. Lautuka & Ba through private participation and has requested IFC for assistance in structuring PPP project/s for the same. Lautoka is the second largest city of Fiji. It is in the west of the island of Viti Levu, 24 kilometres north of Nadi, and is the second port of entry in Fiji. Ba is a town in Fiji, 37 kilometres from Lautoka and 62 kilometres from Nadi. Ba hospital is an under construction hospital as a replacement of the existing mission hospital which is not in a condition to be operated as a hospital any more.
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Legislation and Laws – General and Sector Specific

PPP Concession Laws & Framework

The Legal Framework Assessment provides a summary of key areas of a host country’s existing laws that will need to be reviewed when a government embarks on an infrastructure project, particularly one involving the private sector.

Below are summaries and samples of legislation/ specific legislative provisions relevant to infrastructure PPP projects, together with links to legislation that has been enacted in different countries and different sectors to promote private sector involvement in infrastructure PPP projects. It is not an exhaustive set of samples. For further assistance, please contact ppp@worldbank.org .

eC2:PPP FRAMEWORK FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ROAD SECTOR

Deadline: 08-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

This activity is to support the Government of Senegal to conduct the preliminary assessment of the potential for PPP (i) in the urban transport in the Greater Dakar Area and (ii) in the road sector throughout the country through the rapid assessment of the characteristics of the urban transport sector and the national road networks, existing legal, institutional and administrative framework, current urban transport and road management systems, travel demands, traffic volumes, vehicle fleets, expected traffic growth, etc. It is expected that the result of the assessment will serve to inform government decisions with regard to the development of PPP projects, and as such, will be followed by a more detailed assessment of the financial viability of the candidate projects for implementation. This means the scope of work shall also include recommendations on sequencing and the required actions to strengthen the enabling environment, in order to prepare the field for the next steps.

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eC2: PPP FRAMEWORK FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN THE ROAD SECTOR

Deadline: 02-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)PPPs

This activity is to support the Government of Senegal to conduct the preliminary assessment of the potential for PPP (i) in the urban transport in the Greater Dakar Area and (ii) in the road sector throughout the country through the rapid assessment of the characteristics of the urban transport sector and the national road networks, existing legal, institutional and administrative framework, current urban transport and road management systems, travel demands, traffic volumes, vehicle fleets, expected traffic growth, etc.

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eC2:Private/Public Engagement Platform

Deadline: 22-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) PPPs

This Platform will enable policy makers to get quick access to up-to-date information on firms, while keeping their individual identities confidential. On the other hand, this Platform will make available all the available analysis directly based on the data collected on this Platform as well as other materials and a personalized benchmark to respondent firms. Open collaboration. This platform will feature an interactive interface where the problem setting and the identification of solutions will be discussed. It will also support and facilitate the dissemination of the impacts that result from proposed solutions.

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eC2:PPP VIABILITY STUDIES FOR 8 MUNICIPAL PROJECTS

Deadline: 22-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)PPPs

Under the terms of this consultancy, it is envisioned that the consultant will support the relevant Contracting Authorities (CA) and undertake studies that will consider the projects in light of the economic, legal, financial, market, socio/environmental, affordability and value for money factors. The studies will allow the CA to determine the projects viability, whether they should pursue a PPP solution for the selected facilities, and what form of PPP should be developed.

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eC2:Support for the PPP Institutional Framework and Development of the PPP Project Portfolio

Deadline: 14-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)PPPs

The objectives of this technical assistance project for Burkina Faso are as follows:

  • assess and support the development of an enabling PPP institutional framework,
  • evaluate and review a portfolio of priority PPP projects, and
  • support the capacity building of key personnel in PPP ministries and agencies by means of training seminars.

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