Rethinking PPPs: DBN Acting CEO Martin Inkumbi talks on how PPPs are transforming Namibia and their potential

May 26 2015

The term ‘Public Private Partnership’ (PPP) has come into vogue again with references made to the form of enterprise as a tool for economic development at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio in 2012.

The PPP is defined as a joint venture between the public and private sectors, in which the public sector achieves certain social goals and the company achieves a profit. Examples of the fields of endeavour with which the PPP is associated include power generation and distribution, water and sanitation, refuse disposal, pipelines, hospitals, school buildings and teaching facilities, stadiums, airports and air traffic control, prisons, railways, roads, information technology and housing.

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