01 Feb Training Provides Comprehensive Insights into PPPs
On behalf of the PPP Unit, National Treasury of Kenya, ILI-ACLE designed and implemented a specially tailored programme on Project Preparation, Analysis and Finance as it relates to Public Private Partnerships that ran from December 13 -16, 2016. The seminar, attended by 20 officials from various government institutions including universities and ministries, focused on project agreements, analysis and finance as unique to PPPs. Uniquely designed, the programme included facilitation from a team of three highly experienced experts who provided three important perspectives – Former Premier of Gauteng Province in South Africa, Mbhazima Shilowa, provided rare insight into the political perspective and shared his experiences overseeing the biggest PPP in Africa, the Gautrain, as well as others in the province. PPP expert and advisor, John Samuel, provided a comprehensive overview on the PPP process and technical issues, providing relevant and useful case studies from around the continent and globe. Legal expert and senior partner in one of the best PPP firms in South Africa, Metja Ledwaba, focused on the types of PPP agreements, key clauses and issues related to negotiations. The comprehensive approach provided participants with practical insight and possible solutions and remedies to various challenges they face.