09 Apr 2019

Shelter Afrique to train on public-private partnership delivery

Pan African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique is set to convene capacity building training for developers and contractors in Africa. The two-day training in Nairobi scheduled for April 24-25 will provide practical lessons on the execution of a public-private partnership (PPP) projects. “There is a visible lack of capacity on

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08 Apr 2019

Climate Advisory Panel Evicted By Trump Returns As A Public/Private Partnership

Barack Obama established the Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment, a panel of 15 experts created to advise the federal government on matters pertaining to the challenges climate change will create for the nation. In August of 2017, the Tramp maladministration rounded up all the members of the

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08 Apr 2019

BILL DICROCE: Public-private partnerships are the key to providing the best drinking water

Over the past few decades, a number of Massachusetts communities have reduced costs by turning to private companies to operate their water, wastewater, and stormwater management systems. This has generated a debate over the pros and cons of what some refer to as privatization, with advocates arguing that private management

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08 Apr 2019

PennDOT accepts public-private partnership proposals

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is accepting proposals from private companies interested in partnering with the department on transportation projects. Proposals to address road, bridge, rail, aviation and port construction projects can be submitted through April 30. The state’s 2012 Public-Private Partnership law allows PennDOT and transportation authorities and commissions

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05 Apr 2019

Destinations Say Public-Private Partnerships Help With Overtourism

Around the world, a diverse set of destinations have come to the understanding that tourism officials need to pivot from destination marketing to destination management to prepare for the future and prevent the negative effects of overtourism. During a panel at the World Travel & Tourism Council’s Global Summit in

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05 Apr 2019

Ground Breaking Public-Private Partnership brings lifesaving medical oxygen to hospitals across the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, the General Electric (GE) Foundation, and Grand Challenges Canada announce the launch of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre. Located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre will provide affordable and reliable medical

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04 Apr 2019

Opinion: A Strong Public-Private Partnership Is Essential to Balboa Park’s Future

Balboa Park is an extraordinary place by any measure. It boasts an extensive collection of museums and cultural organizations, historic architecture, landscapes and plazas, and hosts popular events that draw thousands every year. Its 1,200 acres also provide a wide range of recreational amenities including everything from lawn bowling, disc

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04 Apr 2019

Cabinet okays draft law regulating public, private partnership

The Cabinet has approved a draft law regulating the partnership between the public and private sectors in the country. The decision was taken at the Cabinet’s regular meeting in Doha Wednesday. Partnerships between the government and the private sector shall be made under a contract in accordance with the provisions

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03 Apr 2019

Accela Supports Program to Drive Digital Transformation in Cities Through Public-Private Technology Solutions

Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government, announced today it has become an industry partner of the Startup in Residence (STiR) to help lead the next wave of innovation in government and increase the role government plays in solving community challenges. STiR connects startups with government agencies to

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03 Apr 2019

UI delays initial step to proceeding on public-private partnership

The University of Iowa has yet to put out a request for qualifications for a public/private partnership to operate its utility system. This request, which is a step that establishes the qualifications of vendors or contractors seeking to be considered for a project, was expected to be released April 1.

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