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The Facility Model

Maximising Aid Impact in Infrastructure Programming

In this paper we address the common parameters of facility programming, bringing out key themes and identifying the attributes that make for successful programmes.


The Facility Model

Facilities are increasingly recognised as the most effective model for delivering infrastructure programming in politically complex and dynamic environments.

In over seven years of implementing infrastructure facilities, Adam Smith International has amassed diverse experience of facility design and management, distilled here into lessons learned and guidance for programme design.



  • Introduction
  • What is a facility and why choose one?
  • Designing an Advisory Facility
  • Achieving Impact through the Facility Model
  • Our Facility Implementation Experience

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