Held in the framework of the 16th Annual General Assembly on 11 November 2021, the webinar on “Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in transport infrastructure and logistics: recent developments and role of development banks/finance institutions” benefited from the high-level expertise of a Senior UNCTAD consultant, the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), the World Association of PPP Units and professionals (WAPPP) and the Nigerian’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).
The speakers addressed 4 key issues:
- The role of development banks/finance institutions in PPP in transport & logistics
- The use of investment insurance in enhancing bankability of transport infrastructure, as well as cooperation between development bank and others in the context of PPPs
- PPPs in port concessions development, challenges and potential pitfalls
- The role of PPPs in Nigeria’s transport infrastructure and logistics.
As resulted from the consultations for the elaboration for the work programme for 2022, PPPs and transport logistics will continue to focus members’ attention in subsequent webinars.
The detailed report is contained in the Yearbook for 2021.