Project Objective & Brief Description:
The overall project objective is to increase the capacity of the public and private sectors, the academic community and civil society in the public-private partnership (PPP) process, with a view to promote, develop, deliver, operate and manage public-private partnership projects for infrastructure development.
The target groups are economic line ministries and governmental agencies, responsible for PPP development and infrastructure activities, local authorities in regions, including administrations (Executive Committees), business associations and units, banking/financial community, researchers, think-tanks, academic institutions specialized in PPP, and NGOs.
The project goals are:
1. To build capacity and disseminate knowledge on the PPP mechanism among stakeholders as well as train PPP focal points.
2. To establish the national PPP unit that would coordinate PPP-related work among ministries, regional authorities and investment promotion agencies in Belarus.
3. To improve regulatory environment, to attract investments and create guidelines for identification and selection of potential PPP projects.