It seems like every week there are new reports being published about public-private partnerships (PPPs) by different organizations around the world. How can you keep track of what’s new and what’s relevant for your work?
With over 4,000 documents on PPPs in seven different languages (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese) in its searchable document library,
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World Bank Blog Submitted by Markus Goldstein On Thu, 02/11/2016. Click here to go to the World Bank Website
Neil Shah, Paul Wang, Andrew Fraker and Daniel Gastfriend of IDinsight, make a case for what they call decision focused impact evaluation. What, you may ask is a decision focused impact evaluation? Shah and co. define it as one which “prioritises the implementer’s decision-making needs over potential contributions to global knowledge. They contrast these to what they call knowledge focused evaluations which are “those primarily designed to build global knowledge about development interventions and theory.”
How to accelerate the process and reduce costs for public-private partnerships? Recommended PPP contractual provisions
The blog post focuses on the frequently expressed concern over the time and expense involved in creating the legal agreements that are at the center of every PPP project.
Everyone recognizes the importance of PPP contracts, since they are the documents that set out how the partnership will work – but there are constant calls for making the contractual drafting process quicker and less expensive.