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11 Apr 2019

Nantucket Community Farm Institute An Inspiring Model for Public Private Partnership

Nantucket is one of the most expensive zip codes in the country. It’s also highly protected— roughly forty percent of the island’s acreage is in permanent conservation restrictions. But, according to Dan Southie, a new farmer on the island, “nobody can buy land to farm on Nantucket.” He grows at

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10 Apr 2019

Brian Calley: Michigan’s public-private partnership with the Special Olympics means everyone wins

In my first term as lieutenant governor, I led the bipartisan and bicameral Mental Health and Wellness Commission. We took a comprehensive and expansive look at several aspects of life and society for those living with neurological differences, including mental illnesses, developmental disabilities or substance use disorders. This work focused

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10 Apr 2019

‘Govt decides to revive PSM through public-private partnership’

The government has decided to revive the loss-making Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode, which would cost up to $800 million, a senior official said on Tuesday. “We do not have money to revive or upgrade the steel mills to raise its production level to 3

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10 Apr 2019

‘Effectiveness of Public, Private Partnership policy politicised’ – Study

A study on the effectiveness of Ghana’s Public, Private Partnership policy has concluded that the policy has been politicised. An affiliation to a politician or district chief executive in the choice of the private partner has been documented to be key considerations. Additionally, there is a lack of transparency in

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09 Apr 2019

11 federal agencies help start Cybersecurity Talent Initiative

A public-private partnership including 11 federal agencies on Tuesday launched the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative to improve the workforce pipeline to hundreds of thousands of cyber-related vacancies. Between September 2017 and August 2018, the public and private sectors saw more than 313,000 cybersecurity job openings between them, according to CyberSeek. Through

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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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