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03 May 2019

Public-private partnership crucial to combat cybercrime in Ghana – ICCS

The Institute of Compliance and Cyber Studies (ICCS), a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, bankers, economists, lawyers and professionals interested in combating cybercrime and financial related crimes, has expressed concerns about the increased spate of cybercrime in Ghana. It has called for a public-private partnership to increase public awareness on cybersecurity

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03 May 2019

UI president: Public/private partnership could fill funding gap

On May 1, during an informational meeting on the West Campus, University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld discussed the importance of the P3 in funding the UI’s strategic plan. Tuition revenue and state support are the two primary funding sources for the state Board of Regents, but as students increasingly

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03 May 2019

Baton Rouge launches public-private ‘procurement opportunity’ partnership

City-parish leaders have launched a public-private partnership—which will form a Procurement Council that meets bimonthly—to assist women-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses in securing contracting opportunities. Mayor Sharon Weston Broome’s administration, teaming up with the Baton Rouge Area Chamber and nonprofit MetroMorphosis, announced the Baton Rouge Procurement Opportunity Partnership, or BR-POP,

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03 May 2019

Scaling up climate information services through public-private partnership business models: An example from northern Ghana

Between 2011 and 2017, CCAFS West Africa piloted how the dissemination of climate information services (CIS) to farmers in its climate-smart village sites (Lawra and Jirapa) in Ghana could help them avert risks associated with climate change and variability. The pilot was executed with 1000 profiled and geo-referenced farmers (33%

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30 Apr 2019

CMRL likely to explore public-private partnership for Phase II project

The Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) planning to explore public-private partnership (PPP) model as an alternate option of financing in its three-corridor phase II project, which is estimated to cost the exchequer Rs 69,180 crore. Sources said that the construction for 52 km under Phase II project of Chennai Metro

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30 Apr 2019

Commentary The New Breed of Public-Private Partnerships

Robert Shiller, esteemed professor of economics at Yale University, once wrote that “financing an activity is creating the architecture for reaching a goal,” and that goals worth attaining “almost always require the cooperation of many people.” This is especially true of public-private partnership (P3) projects, for as the name suggests,

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29 Apr 2019

Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) for Drug Development

As a result of huge costs and pricing pressures, many drug development players are now participating in public-private partnerships (PPP) to share the costs of drug development efforts. Hardly a week goes by without a news feature attacking a pharmaceutical company for charging consumers a high price for its drugs.

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29 Apr 2019

Health experts support public-private partnership to strengthen system

The Sindh government is facing severe difficulties in the hiring trained and experienced doctors in its hospitals as the government on its own cannot make the provision of essential medical facilities possible for the people given their available financial resources. These views were expressed by the provincial Health Secretary Saeed

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