Introduction

This introduction provides a quick introduction to what are public -private partnerships (PPP), pros and cons and general limitations of PPP arrangements. The issues raised will be picked up again in more details in the following nine learning modules.
IDevice Icon Objectives of this introductory module

On completion of this introduction, you should have a basic understanding of:

  • the overall rationale for public-private partnerships in PPPs,
  • advantages and limitations of PPPs, and
  • differences between PPPs and conventional projects

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