CROSS REGIONAL: City Creditworthiness Initiative

This grant is part of the City Creditworthiness Initiative which is an Initiative committed to supporting cities by delivering technical assistance to sub-national authorities with the objective of successfully structuring and closing market-based financing transactions for climate-smart infrastructure projects, using local currency markets if at all possible. The Initiative is designed to systematically identify and reach reform-minded cities with customized technical assistance, and to engage with them on a programmatic basis.

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City Creditworthiness Initiative

The City Creditworthiness Initiative is designed as a platform to systematically reach clients with instruments that would otherwise be considered on a stand-alone basis. Reform-minded authorities seeking more, better, and longer-term financing for capital investments would engage with the Initiative to access capacity building support,...

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Feature stories

  • City Creditworthiness Academy





    City Creditworthiness Academy in Seoul, Korea - April 21-26, 2014

    The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) and the World Bank's Low-Carbon Livable Cities Initiative, in collaboration...

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  • City Creditworthiness Academy- Arusha, Tanzania

    The third Creditworthiness Academy was held in Arusha, Tanzania on August 4-8, 2014. The event was a great success and was attended by over 100 treasurers, revenue accountants, economists of 34 Urban Local Government Authorities of Tanzania...

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  • City Creditworthiness Academy- Bogota, Colombia

    To help the developing world’s cities plan and access financing for low-carbon and resilient development, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim launched the Low-Carbon, Livable Cities Initiative in 2013. One of the components of this initiative is...

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