08 Dec 2017

ICRC Committed To PPP Success In Nigeria

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has reiterated commitments to ensure the success of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the country. Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of ICRC, disclosed this at the Fourth Quarter 2017 PPP Units Consultative Forum on Thursday in Abuja. Izuwah also commended members of the consultative

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08 Dec 2017

Finance Minister calls for Public Private Partnership in development projects

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has called for Public Private Partnership (PPP) in development projects as Ghana would need approximately 10 million dollars annually to develop the infrastructure sector. He said this had led government to adopt alternative sources of funding, especially the PPP, to fast-track the process.

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07 Dec 2017

Central Province embarks on seven major projects under the Public-Private Partnership

This came to light during an awareness meeting organized by PPU officers from Lusaka in conjunction with the Provincial Planning Unit. The projects, some of which are at concept stage, are dotted in Kabwe, Itezhitezhi, Chisamba and Mumbwa districts, respect. They include construction of a cargo and logistics airport in

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05 Dec 2017

Consultation begins for Fortaleza urban rail PPP concession

PUBLIC consultation will be conducted on December 7-22 for a Procedure for Demonstrating Interest (PMI) in the Metrofor Public Private Partnership (PPP) concession in the Brazilian state of Ceará to operate the South metro line and Parangaba-Mucuripe LRT in Fortaleza, the light rail network in Sobral, and the Cariri LRT

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22 Nov 2017

Ambode says public-private partnership apt for economic growth

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, says time is apt to further strengthen partnership between public and private sector toward propelling economic recovery and competitive manufacturing sector in Nigeria. Ambode, represented by Mr Rotimi Ogunleye, Lagos Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, said this in Lagos at the 50th Annual

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14 Nov 2017

Nigeria joins league of PPP global best practices

Fifty-five officials from the public and private sector organizations in Nigeria have been trained on international standards and best practices in public private partnership projects. The PPP professionals are now as qualified as their counterparts in 64 other countries across the world who have obtained the coveted Certified Public-Private Professional

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13 Nov 2017

Ambode calls for public-private partnership to boost tourism

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwumni Ambode, has called for the public-private partnership investment in the development of the potential in the tourism sector in the state. Ambode said this at the 2017 Walk for Nature organized by the Lagos Ministry of Environment in partnership with the National Conservation Foundation (NCF)

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13 Nov 2017

Informed consultations are key to stronger public-private partnerships, say experts

Experts have said that for partnerships between government and private sector to work well, there is need for more informed consultations, broader civil society involvement and closer monitoring of projects by all stakeholders. This was observed this week during a one-day meeting to review the guidelines of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)

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31 Oct 2017

Citic Envirotech secures 4.6b yuan China project

CITIC Envirotech (CEL) bagged its largest project to date in Lanzhou City, China worth 4.6 billion yuan consisting of a public-private partnership project for wastewater treatment and an engineering procurement and construction project for land remediation. The wastewater treatment project involves the investment, upgrading and expansion of an existing conventional

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27 Oct 2017

Government closer to waste management public-private partnership

The Government said it is one step closer to divesting the collection and disposal of solid waste under a public-private partnership (PPP). Prime Minister Andrew Holness made the revelation at the Office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday when the State presented the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) with

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