Question 9. What assistance will PRIF provide?

  • PRIF is able to provide flexible and appropriate support for technical assistance, investment, capacity building and budget support where agreed as part of a sector-wide infrastructure strategy.
  • In determining the provision of assistance through PRIF, development partners will assess country priorities in light of the PRIF principles.
  • PRIF encourages coordination and the mobilisation of all available funds including grants, concessional loans, user charges, country budget funding and private sector funds to improve infrastructure in PICs.  
  • PRIF aims to ensure there infrastructure services are managed in a sustainable manner, including a strong focus on maintenance of infrastructure and local capability for construction and maintenance.