PPPLab Day, Nov 30th: Achieving the Catalytic Potential of PPPs for Transformational Change

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Public-private partnerships can, and do, lead to transformational change. But usually they do not. On this day we will explore what it really takes to use PPPs for transformational change.

How to stimulate change in the institutions and regulations that shape food and water systems, as well as transform how these institutions and the individuals in them work together? And what changes are needed to create deep, widespread public goods which harness sensible business approaches? These key questions form the basis for the day’s exploration.

Who is this for?
Anybody working in or with a PPP that wants to bring about deep systemic or behavioural change in food or water systems: PPP practitioners, investors and donors, companies, advisors.

What to expect
A day designed to make new ideas actionable, and help you up your game in your PPP.

Frank plenary sharing of efforts at transformational change: real pitfalls and what’s possible.

Extensive, interactive workshops with diverse international speakers and cases, allowing for deep exploration of topics and taking joint understanding a step further, including:

What the heck is transformational change?: Simon Usher, former CEO Bonsucro the Global Sugarcane Platform

Re-thinking risk to finance boundary-pushing PPPs: Karel Nierop, Fund Manager, Triodos Investment Management

Masterclass: Do’s and don’ts in partnering with governments for transformational change: with Charles Abugre of the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) of the Government of Ghana. (View Profile Here)

Masterclass: developing a sound scaling strategy for your PPP: Wouter van Vliet, Director Larive International

PPPs for sector transformation?: Jan Willem Molenaar, Senior Consultant Aidenvironment; Marja Thijssen & Gareth Borman, Integrated Seed Sector Development, Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation

Partnering for transformation: Wilma Roozenboom, Partnerships for Sustainable Development; Ricardo Bosshard, Director WWF Chile; Richard Piechocki, Sustainable Business Strategist at Rabobank


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