04 Jan 2019

Bangladesh signs PPP contract for Dhaka Bypass

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) acted as financial adviser on the transaction to the Public-Private Partnership Authority (PPPA) of Bangladesh. Chinese consortium Sichuan Road and Bridge Group, Shamim Enterprise Ltd, and UDC Construction Limited have signed a concession contract with the government of Bangladesh to upgrade the Dhaka Bypass under

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31 Dec 2018

Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019; small players might struggle to stay afloat

Industry players expect more partnerships in the new year between public and the private sector in the healthcare space, which they feel is ‘under-invested’. Healthcare sector may see further consolidation in 2019 with the tightening of regulatory environment set to make it difficult for small players to stay afloat in

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26 Dec 2018

Public-private partnership: Chitral health model could be replicated in other districts

A top government official on Monday hinted that the public-private model through which health services were being provided to people at two health centres in Chitral could be expanded to other districts. This was stated by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baluch who visited remote sites in Chitral on

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21 Dec 2018

PennDOT seeks private partner for Chalfont wetland

The transportation department is seeking a private partner to develop a man-made wetland on 140 acres of land in and around Chalfont to use as a “mitigation bank” for future projects. A 140-acre property along the west branch of the Neshaminy Creek in and around Chalfont could become a man-made

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21 Dec 2018

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP TEAMS UP ON MIXED-USE, AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN DENVER

According to The Denver Post, a vacant building and the 18,000-square-foot plot of land that it sits on will eventually host 4,000 square feet of new commercial space and 92 for-sale condos. Eighty-six of them will be designated as permanently affordable and be reserved for families making between $40,000 and

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19 Dec 2018

DC aims to finalize public-private partnership for LED streetlights by late 2019

The DC government is planning to replace the bulbs in more than 75,000 of the city’s streetlights with cheaper and more energy-efficient LED technology within the next two to three years. The change is expected to cut the city’s annual utility costs by $4 million to $6 million and lower

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17 Dec 2018

PEPFAR Ambassador-at-Large on benefits of true public-private partnerships

The American people, through our federal government, are helping solve the worldwide HIV/AIDS epidemic. I spoke to the Ambassador-at-Large overseeing these efforts, Deborah Birx. Here’s what she told me: AMB. BIRX: This is such a positive story and it’s what can be done when people work together—when Democrats and Republicans

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17 Dec 2018

Public-private partnership vital in healthcare funding

For many Kenyans without health insurance, falling sick can at best become a financial crisis and at worse, a death sentence. Quite often, many people have had to turn to friends and relatives to clear medical bills and meet funeral expenses for their loved one. It is for this reason

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13 Dec 2018

Arthur Collins: Transportation and public-private partnership key to building Hudson Park

The new Hudson Park complex in Yonkers is a prime example of how improving transportation infrastructure can help revitalize overlooked areas that have been difficult to develop. By funding infrastructure upgrades, developers had the confidence to invest in the area along the Hudson River — creating housing and amenities that

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11 Dec 2018

Noida International Airport to be built on public-private-partnership model

The construction of the Noida International Airport at Jewar will be done on a public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, Uttar Pradesh authorities said on Saturday. A government order has been issued by the Civil Aviation Department after a nod from the state cabinet. At a cabinet meeting held earlier this week, it

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