logging in or signing up Water Finance Vives FordeS Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 651 Category: Business & Fin.. License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: July 09, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Removing financing obstacles through project structuring : Removing financing obstacles through project structuring Antonio Vives Manager, a.i. Sustainable Development Department Inter-American Development Bank Access to Finance for Local Governments IV World Water Forum March 17, 2006 Outline of the presentation: Outline of the presentation Project preparation Project structuring Slide3: NEEDS Preparation Structuring Financing Project finance cycle Project preparation: Project preparation One of the major obstacles to water and sanitation finance is project preparation Low institutional capacity A local affair, sometimes removed from decision making centers Difficult political and economic conditions Scarcity of financial resources: users, taxpayers, markets Project preparation not given the key role Project preparation: Project preparation Donors and multilaterals financial institutions must emphasize support for the early stage. We at the IDB hope to approve on Monday a Project Preparation Fund with grants for capacity building and project preparation Donors should consider 'debt for water swaps' as part of their official assistance. Both would leverage other funds: 'teach them how to fish instead of giving them fish' Project structuring: Project structuring Financial structures adapted to local realities Exploit all possibilities to maximize synergies between scarce resources: own labor, tariffs, donors, multilaterals, public and private resources At one extreme, cooperatives, water microenterprises, municipal utilities In the middle, management contracts, for operation, maintenance, collections, etc. At the other extreme, full-fledged concessions Project structuring: local conditions: Project structuring: local conditions Willingness to pay/local views Tariff sustainability Site and location Institutional capacity Fiscal space Legal framework Political risk Macroeconomic conditions Slide8: Local conditions Water financing model: Water financing model Sesión FT3.40, Domingo 19 marzo, 11:00 am Diezmo 4 In summary: In summary Project preparation and structuring may not be a source of funds, but can help bring funds and enhance the long term sustainability of water projects All actors, all sources, all structures must be explored Removing financing obstacles through project structuring : Removing financing obstacles through project structuring Antonio Vives Manager, a.i. Sustainable Development Department Inter-American Development Bank Access to Finance for Local Governments IV World Water Forum March 17, 2006 You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.