Insight Series

Insight Series 06: Scaling through PPPs

Scaling up, scaling out, scaling in, deep or down: the term ‘scaling’ is increasingly popular in international development efforts, especially in light…

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Explorations

Explorations 05: Working with the Public P

PPPLab interviewed the lead partners of 12 public private partnerships (PPPs) working in Kenya and Ghana. This exploration brief presents…

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Case Studies

Understanding the Public P: Insights from a PPP case of water management in North Ghana

What is the best way effectively work with public partners in a public–private partnership (PPP)? The partnership of IWAD Ghana…

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Case Studies

Understanding the Public P: Insights from an FDOV PPP in Kenya

This study is part of a research project by PPPLab on the role of the Public P in PPPs. This…

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Insight Series

Insight Series 05: Partnering with the Public-P

Public–private partnerships (PPP) consist of at least one public and one private actor. The private actor may be a for-profit…

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Explorations

Explorations 04: Scaling: From simple models to rich strategies

The term ‘scaling’ is increasingly popular in international development efforts, as it has the connotation of providing a real solution…

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Insight Series

Insight Series 04: Financing Public-Private Partnerships

Funders have a wide variety of reasons to invest in PPPs: public or private background, motives to invest, return on…

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Explorations

Explorations 03: A portfolio scan of the FDOV

This document presents an initial analysis of the portfolio of projects approved under the first call of the Facility for Sustainable…

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Explorations

Explorations 02: Business Models in Food and Water PPPs

In 2015, PPPLab, together with BoP Innovation Center and Rebel Group scanned 29 Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security…

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Insight Series

Insights Series 03: Partnerships for IB Development

Tackling poverty and improving food and water security are complex challenges that require multiple parties across nations and sectors to work together in…

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Explorations

Explorations 01: A portfolio scan of the Sustainable Water Fund

In A portfolio scan of the Sustainable Water Fund (FDW) there are six categories of PPPs distinguished on the basis of their…

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Insight Series

Insight Series 01: Public-Private Partnerships, A Brief Introduction

Public-Private Partnerships: a Brief Introduction gives an overview of the definitions, purposes, and rationales for PPPs and PPPLab’s Knowledge Agenda. It…

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