publication . Article . 2017

Public Private Partnerships: A possible alternative for delivery of infrastructure projects in Africa

Salim Bwanali; Pantaleo Rwelamila;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2017 Journal: International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management (issn: 1179-0776, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Massey University, New Zealand
Abstract
It is estimated that Africa needs $93 billion annually until 2020 in order to bridge its infrastructure deficit. It is through significant investment in infrastructure development that economic growth and poverty alleviation can be enhanced. However central to all construction projects is an effective and sustainable procurement system. There is a notable shift by some African governments to turn to the private sector to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure facilities previously provided by the public sector in the form of Public Private Partnerships (PPP’s). As an innovative financing model, PPPs present an opportunity to governments to improve ser...
Subjects
free text keywords: Infrastructure development, Innovativefinancing model, Public private partnerships, Risk allocation, Value for money, Business, HF5001-6182
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