PPIAF support to two activities in Ethiopia has led to private sector participation in the irrigation sector, which is aimed at improving availability of water for farmers, and increasing food quality and security for Ethiopian residents. In 2006 PPIAF provided support to the government of Ethiopia to prepare an action plan to develop irrigation public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Megech, Ribb River, and Anger Valley. Following agreement on the appropriate PPP model,PPIAF provided additional support in 2010 to draft bidding documents and the model transaction agreement for the Megech-Seraba Irrigation and Drainage Project in North Gondar. In April 2012 the government of Ethiopia signed a contract to engage French operator BRL...
Potential and Pitfalls for Inclusive Green Growth
Public–private partnerships have become increasingly popular in global and Dutch development cooperation. The Dutch Directorate General for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation co-finances a substantial number of public–private partnerships in the fields of water and sanitation, food security and renewable energy, to enhance access to water, food and energy and thus contribute to economic development and poverty alleviation. Partnerships bring the private sector, civil society and public authorities together, a combination that is expected to improve public services delivery, enhance local representation and stimulate efficiency.
This study assesses the potential contribution of public– private partnerships to Inclusive Green...
The objective of this analysis is to look at the status of PPPs in Ethiopia and explore the prospects in the future in relation to the demand for infrastructure and public services.