New civil society report challenges conventional PPP benefits

PPPs are viewed as the ideal marriage between government and business to share risks and pursue a development agenda. But is the reward worth the risk? On the eve of the Financing for Development Conference a new report from a leading European civil society network says that the public sector often finds itself on the risky end of the deal and development impact are often questionable.

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  • Naki B. Mendoza

    Naki is a former reporter, he covered the intersection of business and international development. Prior to Devex he was a Latin America reporter for Energy Intelligence covering corporate investments and political risks in the region’s energy sector. His previous assignments abroad have posted him throughout Europe, South America, and Australia.