IMF’s recent engagements on infrastructure governance

Public Investment Management Assessment (PIMA)   December 2016
Strengthening Budget Formulation and Public Investment Management (PIM)   January 2018
Strengthening PIM   August 2018
Developing project appraisal guidelines and a project monitoring tool   August 2018
Review of PIM   April 2019

 


 

Summary of PIMA report

(Published in April 2019)

The Maldives is a middle-income country composed of more than 1000 small islands, whose geography and exposure to climate change pose unique challenges for infrastructure development. The population is highly dispersed over 184 inhabited islands and 90,000 square kilometers, making the provision of constitutionally mandated key social infrastructure to all inhabited islands complicated and costly. Further difficulties arise from the need to build climate change resilience and the heavy dependence on imported building materials. Despite these challenges, the government of the Maldives has provided near universal access to basic services (electricity, clean water and sanitation), and health centers and schools are present in all inhabited islands.

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