Development Finance Institutions and Infrastructure: A Systematic Review of Evidence for Development Additionality

Published on 1 August 2012

Infrastructure remains seriously underprovided throughout the developing world. The World Bank finds that investment in Africa alone falls short of the level required by $48billion a year. As well as the quantity of investment, however, quality also matters.

Stephen Spratt (IDS) and Lily Ryan-Collins (Engineers Against Poverty) undertook a systematic review of the evidence for the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) to see how Development Finance Institutions are performing.

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Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG)
Spratt, S. and Ryan-Collins, L.


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