Public Private Dialogue (PPD) 23 - 24 October 2013
The SADC 3P Network and the NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) co-hosted the Public Private Dialogue Forum titled 'Towards Collective Action for Improved Infrastructure in SADC' on the 23rd and 24th October 2013 in Sandton, South Africa in an effort to create a platform for dialogue between the public and private sectors to facilitate on-going structured communication at different levels. The platform also facilitates project development and implementation in the region and enhance the efficacy and recognition of PPPs. The PPD was a very successful event where a list of five projects identified from the RIMDP scan were highlighted and discussed with the private sector. In attendance were over 120 participants from both the public and private sectors.
Head of SADC PPP Network, making a presentation at the Forum
At this event, the SADC PPP Network signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NEPAD Business Foundation. The MoU formalises the partnership and collaboration between the NBF and 3P Network to strengthen the coordination of complimentary efforts and, enhancing and accelerating the development of regionally integrated infrastructure in Africa.
Ms. Lynette Chen, CEO of NBF and Mr. Stuart Kufeni, CEO of SADC DFRC shaking hands after signing the MoU.
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