PPIAF supports a range of eligible infrastructure sectors: ICT, transport, water & sanitation, and power. Click below to learn more about PPIAF’s focus in each sector.
For the last 15 years, PPIAF has provided technical assistance to developing countries in support of regulatory and policy reforms; regulators; universal access to information infrastructure by mobilizing and leveraging private sector investments; ICT applications to enhance public administration and private sector development and shared infrastructure.
Information and telecommunication technologies (ICT) and their applications have significant economic impacts on growth and development....Read more
Efficient transport is a vital component of economic development, globally and nationally. Transport availability affects global development patterns and can be a boost or a barrier to economic growth within individual nations.
Based on the challenges for developing countries, sustainable solutions are needed, as well as a more effective dissemination of existing knowledge and good practices from other regions. These countries also lack the efficient professional capacity to deliver...Read more
Since inception PPIAF has supported a number of activities that have helped increase access to water services in rural and peri-urban communities. Experience has shown that insufficient resources, management inefficiencies, and a lack of access to market financing mechanisms act as a severe constraint on the expansion of water supply systems. PPIAF and its Sub-National Technical Assistance (SNTA) program can help reduce these constraints by assisting private operators and public utilities...Read more
Increasing access to electricity can have a major impact on poverty reduction and sustainable development because it impacts the operations of many other sectors. Improved access to electricity can reduce poverty by: fostering productivity and production of value-added goods; increasing productive hours beyond daylight, allowing for increased study or business hours; improving access to communications in rural areas; improving healthcare by enabling refrigeration of mediation and access to...Read more