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A growing number of governments are using PPPs to deliver infrastructure. Ideally, decisions on whether a project is implemented as a PPP should depend on whether “value for money” (VFM) will be achieved. Read more.

November 4, 2013 Announcement

The DEA, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has been playing a key role to scale-up India's PPP program with a policy framework, fiscal incentives, and capacity building support.

September 25, 2013 News

The Development Marketplace competition in Egypt aims at helpping to create jobs in the agricultural sector and support development across the country, by providing financial and capacity building resources and support to social entrepreneurs part of agriculture supply chain.

November 6, 2012 News

The Asia Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Practitioners Network (APN) is holding its third annual training from November 5 to 9, 2012 in Seoul, Korea.

October 22, 2012 Announcement

This guide provides PPP practitioners with a global overview of implementing PPPs.

April 10, 2012 New Publication

PPP Days 2012 was held in Geneva, Switzerland and focused on financing critical infrastructure.

February 28, 2012 Press Release
Road in Morocco

WBI provides high profile training and knowledge exchange for Arab world leaders in new infrastructure partnership between the World Bank Group and the Islamic Development Bank.

May 20, 2011 News

A new network of PPP practitioners is being formed among the South Africa Development Community this month at WBI-facilitated knowledge exchange forum in South Africa.

February 13, 2011 Announcement

An online discussion about public-private partnerships in the health sector will be held on the free Global PPP Network this month.

February 11, 2011 Announcement

Join a conversation on how to implement public-private partnerships (PPPs) in a free eConference November 1-3, 2010.

November 2, 2010 Announcement