SPY Ghana »

Article discusses the potential for Public Private Partnerships to aid in African development specifically. Cites the importance of infrastructure development in making the continent more economically accessible and competitive and pegs the total amount needed to upgrade the area’s infrastructure at $93 billion. While the story is very optimistic on the potential of P3s to deliver the much needed improvements, also notes that the private sector must earn the trust of the government and that these deals must be very transparent. Goes on to list several recommendations for how P3 deals should be structured to ensure success for both the private sector and the public.