World Bank Group's Role in PPPs

The World Bank Group provides support to low and middle income countries in order to develop public-private partnerships (PPPs) through a number of different tools and mechanisms. Find more at World Bank Public Private Partnerships.

In addition to the PPPLRC, the World Bank Group also supports a number of knowledge management tools in collaboration with other development partners, including:

The World Bank provides financing to governments seeking to support specific projects or PPP programs through viability gap funding or financial intermediary loans. IFC has a number of financing mechanisms for supporting PPP projects, whether in their early stages through the IFC InfraVentures initiative, through lending to and equity participation in private sector operators in projects, through infrastructure funds and facilities supporting projects, and through guarantees. IFC Advisory Services advises governments on structuring PPP transactions in infrastructure and other public services. Access the IFC website for more information.

Different parts of the World Bank Group provide Risk Mitigation Tools and Guarantees to client countries. Access the World Bank Guarantee website for information about World Bank Guarantees. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) provide risk mitigation for projects also. Go to the IFC and MIGA websites for more information.

PPPLRC 2019-2020 Report here.

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Updated: May 7, 2024