World Bank bid to lure investors to fund ‘resilient’ infra projects

The World Bank is rolling out a rating system for infrastructure projects in a bid to attract greater investment into more resilient schemes that could save poorer countries as much as $390bn a year in disruption costs.

  • By Phil Thornton
  • 20 Jun 2019

The initiative is part of a focus by the world’s largest development lender to find ways of attracting more private sector lenders to invest in infrastructure projects that are essential to tackling poverty and social ills, but which are often seen as too risky.

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