A Continental Perspective
This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements...
This project brief describes a concession for the improvement of water services in rural Benin.
In Benin, rural water systems had historically been operated by local communities, with varying degrees of success. In 2006, the Government of...
A case study
This case study provides evidence of the possibilities for attracting private sector engagement in piped rural water systems, and also clearly lays out some of the on-going sustainability challenges. There is an important learning opportunity for...
A Review of Progress in Seven African Countries
This field note reviews the first generation of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) for small piped water schemes in seven countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda and Senegal. The field note proposes a framework for moving...
Brief on IFC's PPP advisory support to the government of Benin for structuring a 25-year concession to build and operate a new container terminal.