Sustainable Infrastructure Sector Reform and Capacity Development Program
The Sustainable Infrastructure Sector Reform and Capacity Development Program aims to improve the framework conditions for sustainable infrastructure development with targeted policy dialogue and capacity building measures. The program is focused on the Europe and Central Asian as well as the Middle Eastern and Northern African regions.
Globally, there are significant and growing needs for improved and climate compatible infrastructure investments. Well-designed infrastructure investments create long-term economic and social benefits and positive spill over effects in the economy. The Program will support strengthening the policy and institutional enabling environment to accelerate the deployment of sustainable infrastructure. The program is structured along 4 pillars ranging from policy dialogue, capacity/skills development, and infrastructure planning to market structuring.
The objective of the Program is to promote and support sectoral and institutional change fostering sustainable infrastructure within the ECA and MENA regions.
Sustainable infrastructure sectors are reformed, capacity built and participation of the private sector enhanced contributing to (i) economic development and (ii) climate change goals.
Policy Dialogue: Policy frameworks improved to support reform processes
Capacity Building and Skills Development: Sufficient capacity and skills to deliver and govern reform
Infrastructure Planning: Project pipelines are developed to deliver on sustainable infrastructure
Market Structuring: Improved efficiency in public and private sector delivery & operation of infrastructure projects
Improved value for money in the delivery of infrastructure programmes
Measures taken to strengthen institutions and build capacity to deliver reforms
Enhanced private sector participation
Development of pipeline infrastructure projects
Stakeholder engagement and satisfaction in new infrastructure programs
Recommendations for policy reform are provided
Improved climate considerations within Sector Reform strategies
|Directorate/federal office responsible||
|Budget||Current phase Swiss budget CHF 5’366’666 Swiss disbursement to date CHF 0 Budget inclusive project partner CHF 10’132’500|
|Project phases||Phase 1 01.09.2020 - 31.12.2024 (Current phase)|