Kenya: Project Preparation, Analysis and Finance as it relates to PPPs

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Kenya: Project Preparation, Analysis and Finance as it relates to 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 run 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.

Client: PPP Unit, National Treasury of Kenya

Donor: The World Bank

Project Dates: Project dates: December 13 - 16, 2016

Location: Kenya

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JLOS: Social Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Training and Study T...

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JLOS: Social Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Training and Study Tour, US

This two-week customised training programme and study tour for 19 high-level officials of the Uganda Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) utilised PPP best practices in the United States as a case study to equip officials in effectively undertaking the procurement processes, management and maintenance in the construction of the JLOS House project. Participants had the opportunity to meet with a cross-section of PPP experts from state and federal government institutions, private transactional law firms, engineering firms and multilateral institutions (the World Bank). They gained various perspectives on best practices in the design, implementation and management of the PPPs and how they can be effectively utilized for social infrastructure projects. Participants also visited an affordable housing project site in Arlington, Virginia, which provided them with an opportunity to see some of these considerations in practice.

Client: Ministry of Justice - Justice Law and Order Secretariat

Donor: March 16 - 27, 2015

Project Dates: Ministry of Justice

Location: Washington, DC, US

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Capacity Building in Public Procurement and Contract Negotiation for the Ethiopia ...

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Capacity Building in Public Procurement and Contract Negotiation for the Ethiopia Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency (PPPA)

Following ILI-ACLE’s inclusion of procurement officials from Ethiopia in the training provided under the COMESA Enhancing Procurement Reform , the PPPA sought ILI-ACLE’s expertise in the design and implementation of a comprehensive training programme on Public Procurement and Contract Negotiation for 21 procurement officials from various states in Ethiopia.  This customised two-week programme engaged the procurement officials in key areas, including Procurement Reform in Developing Countries; Objectives and Principles of Public Procurement and International Best Practices; Procurement Cycle: Planning and Budgeting; Principles of Procurement Integrity and Professionalism in Public Procurement; Contracts and Contract Management; and Resolution of Contractual Disputes.

Client: Ethiopia PPPA

Project Dates: 2013

Location: Uganda

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Uganda: Forensic Auditing and Detection of Fraud in the Procurement and Supply Cha...

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Uganda: Forensic Auditing and Detection of Fraud in the Procurement and Supply Chain for the East African Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities

Bound with the responsibility to prevent and combat corruption in the East African region, the East African Association of Anti-Corruption collaborated with ILI-ACLE to conduct a customised residential training of trainers programme on Forensic auditing and detection of fraud in the procurement and supply chain. The two-week programme was attended by 15 mid-level and senior-level staff of the member anti-corruption authorities.

Client: East African Association of Anti- Corruption Authorities (EAAACA)

Project Dates: 2013

Location: Entebbe, Uganda

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COMESA Enhancing Procurement Reform and Capacity Project (EPRCP)

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COMESA Enhancing Procurement Reform and Capacity Project (EPRCP)

With funding from the African Development Bank, ILI-ACLE implemented a four-year Enhancing Procurement Reform Capacity Project (EPRCP) for the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) towards enhancing procurement reform capacity in the now 22 COMESA member states. Following successful completion of two phases of national workshops, ILI-ACLE conducted a training-of-trainers programme in Ethiopia to share best practice techniques with local training institutions across the region to strengthen capacity building in public procurement with a module on PPPs. ILI-ACLE further engaged the private sector in the procurement reform efforts through a series of Business Opportunity Seminars across the COMESA region.

Client: 22 COMESA member states

Donor: COMESA

Project Dates: May 2007-September 2011

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Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) Staff Training

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Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA) Staff Training

PPDA entered in to agreement with the ILI-ACLE to conduct a tailor made procurement-training course for the PPDA staff. This seminar was designed to familiarize the participants with emerging and contemporary issues involved in the procurement of goods, works, and services taking into account international best practice. The specific objective of this programme was to develop and enhance the participants’ perspective, knowledge and skills on procurement through a comparative study of procurement systems and legislation in other international jurisdictions. The training equipped PPDA staff with procurement skills to interpret all stages of the procurement cycle in the procurement of goods, works and consultancy services; Public-Private Partnership contracting arrangements; procurement performance target setting and measurement at a procurement department and entity levels; and the disposal process.

Client: Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority

Project Dates: 2010

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