31 May 2019

Hurdles in Building Public-Private Partnerships

Public-private partnerships are a growing mechanism through which federal agencies deliver services in a wide range of areas, including health, diplomacy, housing, and labor. Partnerships allow agencies to leverage private-sector dollars, in addition to expertise and other resources, to tackle mandates and longstanding issues within their domain. A recommendation published

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31 May 2019

Uzbekistan Enacts Public Private Partnership Law

The Republic of Uzbekistan has adopted its first law regulating public-private partnerships. The PPP Law will enter into force on 12 June 2019. Purpose of the PPP Law The purpose of the PPP Law is to encourage the use of public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Uzbekistan by officially permitting and regulating

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30 May 2019

SAP Innovation Day Shines Spotlight On Public-Private Partnership In Ghana’s Rise To Innovation Leader

“With the correct digital skills and technologies, and close collaboration between the public and private sectors, Ghana can build the capacity to play a leading role in the story of Africa’s reinvention as an innovation powerhouse during the Fourth Industrial Era.” This was the message from Kathryn Tindale, Director Channel

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29 May 2019

The MEP National Network: A Public-Private Partnership That’s All About Boosting U.S. Manufacturing

American manufacturing has been on a steady growth streak for years now, but that wasn’t always the case. Back in the middle to late 1980s, U.S. industry was mired in a long, severe slump, and had been shedding plants and workers since the 1970s. The U.S. Congress and President Ronald

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29 May 2019

A Public-Private Partnership Could Be Key to Your Startup’s Survival

Despite what many of us might think, there are a lot fewer startups than there used to be. According to the Brookings Institution, the number of fledgling companies is in decline across nearly every industry in the United States. Overall, that drop in numbers adds to a pattern of declining

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28 May 2019

Public-Private Partnership Authority being set up for Naya Pakistan

Punjab Minister for Housing & Urban Development Mian Mahmood-ur-Rasheed has said that the Public-Private Partnership Authority is being set up in the province to ensure participation of private sector in the Naya Pakistan Housing Scheme and speedy construction of housing units. Presiding over a departmental meeting, the minister said that

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28 May 2019

Bastrop EDC ditches public-private partnership, seeks $1.8M loan to develop downtown lot

The Bastrop Economic Development Corporation is ditching its plans to redevelop the empty lot at 921 Main Street through a public-private partnership with development and financing group Stone Cobalt. Instead, the BEDC will seek a $1.8 million loan to design and construct the building itself, a decision that was approved

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28 May 2019

Tech sector public-private partnerships are thriving in Singapore: Janil Puthucheary

Tech companies are continuing to invest in Singapore and public-private partnerships (PPPs) with the Government are thriving, Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information and Transport Janil Puthucheary said on Friday (May 24). This is despite recent high-profile hiccups here for the PPP model, most notably with local water

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24 May 2019

Uzbekistan enacts Law on Public-Private Partnership

On May 10, 2019, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Law “On Public-Private Partnership”. The law defines the main notions and principles of public-private partnership (“PPP”), establishes procedures for the development and implementation of PPP projects, provides for financial support mechanisms, as well as contains rights,

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24 May 2019

Turkey Europe’s leader in public-private partnership projects

Turkey became Europe’s leading country in public-private partnerships in 2018 with 248 ongoing projects and a total investment of $63.8 billion, left-wing news website Sol reported on Wednesday. The projects, which have blossomed under the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP), have been criticised for allowing the party to favour

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