Photo: Gordon | Flickr Creative Commons Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Brazil have been around since 2004 when federal legislation established the legal framework to make them possible.…

Fernando Freire Dutra |

A major factor hindering infrastructure implementation and delivery is the absence of good governance, according to the 130 delegates from 27 countries who came together for the first Regional…

Chris Heathcote |

Many countries are experiencing urbanization within the context of increased decentralization and fiscal adjustment. This puts sub-national entities (local governments, utilities and state-owned…

Kirti Devi, Luciana Guimaraes Drummond E Silva |

The Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, France. Photo Credit: Ben Sutherland via Flickr Creative Commons In June 2016, nearly 2.5 million enthusiastic spectators gathered in France to attend the Euro…

François Bergere |

Photo Credit: Myxi via Flickr Creative Commons License In our last post, we highlighted a few examples of the innovative organizational structures that institutional investors have created to more…

Michael Bennon, Rajiv Sharma |

All of the parties involved in public-private partnership (PPP) transactions – including both governments and project developers – frequently express concern over the time and expense involved in…

Mark Moseley |

When the Olympic Games comes to Rio in 2016, new medal-worthy sports will include kitesurfing, golf, and rugby sevens. If the Olympic Committee ever considers including our “sport” – the practice…

Isabel Marques de Sá, Tomas Anker |

One day in 2012, when I was the head of a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Unit in a subnational government in Brazil, I woke up at 7:00 am to my phone ringing. I was surprised to see that it was…

Marcos Siqueira |