The PPP (Public-Private-Partnerships) model is now recognized as a critical vehicle for infrastructure finance, with PPP envisioned to fulfill demand for $1 trillion worth of projects under India's Five-Year Plan. In principle, PPP combines the role of government in the provision of public goods, with private sector methodologies for project effectiveness and value-for-money.
However, some governments have struggled with effectiveness and risks of PPP projects in areas such as:
Within the scope of trade facilitation and border control projects, this seminar seeks to discuss ways to bring trading communities, government authorities, and project financiers together to achieve long term PPP sustainability.
Using the case study of customs modernization project in Madagascar, speakers will discuss PPP's role in revenue collection and detection of trade fraud. We will also explore the collaborative framework between public and private sector in risk assessments and as a watchdog against non-compliance.
Director General, Economic Development Board, Republic of Madagascar
Director General, SGS-MCNet Mozambique Limited
Deputy Secretary - Public Private Partnership (PPP) Cell Infrastructure and Investment Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
Ramiandrasoa Vola Razafindramiandra
Director General Customs, Republic of Madagascar
Moderator: Paul House
Managing Director, SGS India Private Limited