Whereas there is increased demand for quality and affordable services from the citizens, the country is still grappling with funding gaps for infrastructure. Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) provide an alternative source of investment capital for required infrastructure projects. PPPs also help in, reducing government sovereign borrowings and the associated risks, driving creation of local long term funding markets, utilizing efficiencies of the private sector in running public services, expanding the economy and stimulating job creation, as well as, increasing the quality of public services to the Kenyan citizens.
Engineers are involved in development of infrastructure in every sector of the economy, and hence, they are at the center of implementation PPP projects in the country. It is, therefore, essential for engineers to have an in-depth understanding of how PPPs work, from financial, commercial, project to legal aspects. By attending this virtual workshop engineers will learn how to:
Key highlights of the workshop include: