02 Apr 2019

Timeline for University of Iowa’s public-private partnership has been delayed

Private companies vying to take over utilities operations at the University of Iowa were expected to start making their best pitches Monday, but officials have pushed back their timeline. When they announced the UI would pursue a public-private partnership in exchange for a handsome endowment fee, officials intended to release

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02 Apr 2019

Protecting our infrastructure demands a critical public-private partnership

With the signing of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Act earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now moving out quickly on this important reorganization and rebranding of the former National Protection and Programs Directorate. The new federal agency will benefit from an increased budget

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01 Apr 2019

‘Meaningful partnership between public and private institutions needs to build up’

Public Private Partnership (PPP) has become an important aspect of healthcare, playing a crucial role to fill infrastructural gaps of healthcare delivery system across the country, which in turn enables people better healthcare in terms of quality, accessibility and affordability. This was the crux of the panel discussion based on

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01 Apr 2019

Public-Private partnership: USAID-funded school handed over to TCF

US Agency for International Development (USAID) has helped establish a state-of-the-art elementary school, with funds worth 80 million rupees, at village Ghulam Hussain Gadehi in Taluka Johi, District Dadu. A project by the Sindh Basic Education Program, the school was inaugurated by Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) legislator from Dadu, Johi

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01 Apr 2019

Despite Hyflux situation, Public-Private Partnership model should not be dismissed: Masagos

Speaking in Parliament on Monday (Apr 1), the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources said the model has been useful in allowing Singapore to tap on private sector innovations and cost efficiencies to deliver water services more effectively. The current situation with embattled water treatment firm Hyflux does not

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29 Mar 2019

Odisha government to set up 20 new hospitals in PPP mode

Odisha government today decided to set up 20 new hospitals at an estimated investment of Rs 1,000 crore in the public private partnership (PPP) mode. The decision in this regard was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here. The hospitals will be opened in

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28 Mar 2019

Public-Private Partnership Is Like A Marriage.

A public-private partnership is like a marriage. There’s negotiation. But the bottom line is that whether it’s raising children or saving money for a new house, or planning a vacation, there are negotiations. And the strengths of one partner and the strengths of the other partner combined really makes the

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28 Mar 2019

Public-private partnership important for HCM City’s development, say experts

NDO – Public-private partnership (PPP) is considered among the optimal solutions to facilitate capital mobilisation for investment in infrastructure and services, boosting Ho Chi Minh City’s development, heard an international workshop on March 27. Experts gathered at the seminar held by the HCM City People’s Committee and the World Bank

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28 Mar 2019

Navigating Public-Private Partnerships Around Connected Technology

The Situation: With aging infrastructure threatening to slow implementation of automated vehicles (“AVs”) and other connected technologies, the public–private partnership (variously referred to as “PPP,” “P3,” or “3P”) is gaining traction as a model for next generation infrastructure improvements. The Result: Increased collaboration among public and private entities to promote

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27 Mar 2019

A CCAFS-informed public-private partnership reaches 300,000 farmers with climate information

In Ghana, a public-private partnership business model adopted by Esoko has encouraged mass subscription to climate information services through mobile phone. The Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions of Ghana continuously witness alarming poverty rates according to the 2016 Ghana Poverty and Inequality Report. The majority of the affected

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