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Title Developing public-private partnerships in Liberia / Zachary Kaplan [and others]
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 76 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank studies
World Bank studies.
Contents Experience in PPP transactions and natural resource concessions in Liberia since 2003 -- Some trends in PPP experience in post-conflict countries -- Liberia's PPP experience -- Freeport of Monrovia experience -- LEC-MHI management contract -- Buchanan renewables IPP -- Solid waste contracts for Monrovia -- Natural resource concession in Liberia -- Themes useful in PPP project structuring based on experiences and lessons learned -- Phased risk-based approach preference from private sector towards the development of PPPs -- Preference by the private sector for remuneration by user charges -- Need to address low capacity to develop, monitor and evaluate -- Avoid additional missed opportunities for joint infrastructure development by natural resource concessionaires -- Establish clear principles for selecting and prioritizing PPPs in Liberia -- Deepening PPP development through legal and institutional reform -- Overview of legal and institutional enabling environment -- Weaknesses to the legal and institutional enabling environment detailed -- Problems with definitions of PPP and natural resource concession -- Unclear institutional roles and responsibilities -- Incomplete PPP and concession legal framework -- The PPCA -- The proposed NBC Act -- Legislative and institutional options to deepen the links between natural resource concessions, and PPPs and expand PPP development -- Recommendations for implementing strengthened PPP framework -- Recommendations for additional framework support -- Generating the next set of PPP transactions in Liberia -- The PPP short list -- Buchanan and Greenville Ports -- HFO facilities at Freeport -- Power projects -- Mt. Coffee -- Mini-grid power PPPs -- Projects that are tied to natural resource concessions -- Power as spin-offs from mining concessions -- Road works as spin-offs in forestry concessions -- "Long-list" of PPP transactions -- Next steps in pipeline development
Summary Liberia is making great strides to recover from its recent era of conflict and reestablish itself as a global competitor. Central to Liberia's economic growth is its rich endowment of natural resource such as iron ore and rubber. Liberia's natural resources have defined, in large part, the country's engagement with the private sector. However, the Government of Liberia is now exploring new ways to partner with the private sector with the objective of growing the economy. One method is by developing public-private partnerships (PPPs) in core infrastructure and social services. This Study examin
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Concessions -- Liberia.
Infrastructure (Economics) -- Liberia.
Public-private sector cooperation -- Liberia.
Liberia -- Economic policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Kaplan, Zachary.
ISBN 0821394800 (alk. paper)
0821394819 (e-book)
9780821394809 (alk. paper)
9780821394816 (e-book)