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Zimbabwe

PPP Framework

Agencies

There is no dedicated PPP unit; PPPs are implemented by the Ministry of Finance and relevant line departments.

Laws and policies

The PPP law has not yet been passed by the parliament.

PPP Projects in Infrastructure

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Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Beitbridge Border Post Roads 2011 $97.00
Beitbridge - Bulawayo Railway Railways 1998 $85.00
Uhuru Energy Solar Plant Electricity 2017 $60.00
Limpopo Toll Bridge Roads 1994 $18.00
Kupinga small hydropower Electricity 2017 $5.70
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Uhuru Energy Solar Plant Electricity 2017 $60.00
Kupinga small hydropower Electricity 2017 $5.70
Beitbridge Border Post Roads 2011 $97.00
Beitbridge - Bulawayo Railway Railways 1998 $85.00
Limpopo Toll Bridge Roads 1994 $18.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Beitbridge Border Post Roads 2011 $97.00
Beitbridge - Bulawayo Railway Railways 1998 $85.00
Uhuru Energy Solar Plant Electricity 2017 $60.00
Limpopo Toll Bridge Roads 1994 $18.00
Kupinga small hydropower Electricity 2017 $5.70
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Uhuru Energy Solar Plant Electricity 2017 $60.00
Kupinga small hydropower Electricity 2017 $5.70
Beitbridge Border Post Roads 2011 $97.00
Beitbridge - Bulawayo Railway Railways 1998 $85.00
Limpopo Toll Bridge Roads 1994 $18.00

Infrastructure Indicators

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GCI Infrastructure Score

The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)  is published in the Global Competitiveness Report and assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies. The GCI Infrastructure Score is a component of the overall index and covers transport, electricity and telephony infrastructure. 

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2.35/7

GCI Score as of 2017-2018
GCI Infrastructure Score 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Resources

    • 2015
    • Alfred G. Nhema; Tawanda Zinyama

    Public-Private Partnerships: Critical Review and Lessons for Zimbabwe

    PPPs are increasingly seen as a mechanism to develop infrastructure on a cost effective and sustainable basis. If properly managed, PPPs have a potential to unlock the much needed financial resources to fund projects on electricity, telecommunications, transport, water, education and the health sectors. This article examines the current debate about PPPs and global experiences. Zimbabwe’s experience with the PPPs was also discussed. The study used documentary search for data gathering. The major finding is that there is low uptake of PPPs in Zimbabwe. There are no legal and clearly defined institutional frameworks. The literature reviewed has thrown some lessons for Zimbabwe.

    • 2011
    • Nataliya Pushak, Cecilia M. Briceño-Garmendia
    • PPIAF, World Bank Group (WBG)

    AICD Country Report: Zimbabwe’s Infrastructure

    A Continental Perspective

    This study is a product of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world’s knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. The AICD provides a baseline against which future improvements in infrastructure services can be measured, making it possible to monitor the results achieved from donor support. It also offers a solid empirical foundation for prioritizing investments and designing policy reforms in Africa’s infrastructure sectors. The focus of the AICD country reports is on benchmarking sector performance and quantifying the main financing and efficiency gaps at the country level. These reports are particularly relevant to national policy makers and development partners working on...

Date last reviewed: January 31, 2017

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