Botswana - Public Enterprise Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA)


Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Oct 2010
Signature Date 24 Jan 2011
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2014
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2014
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15124
Commitment U.A 600,000
Status Completion

Project General Description

The present project relates to the Support the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA) in improving private sector participation in the delivery of public infrastructure and services. It's initiated because the Government of Botswana wishes to further advance the implementation of its privatization program, a key component of its diversification agenda. The project should contribute to accelerating the implementation of the privatization program by building practical privatization skills and through the demonstration effect of delivering two high priority transactions. It includes four components, namely : (A) advisory services for development of a strategy for involving private sector participation in Botswana Power Corporation and energy supply industry, and privatization training; (B) advisory services for the development of a private sector participation structure for the provision of maintenance services to government buildings, for assisting in the procurement and selection of a private sector provider and PEEPA staff training; (C) Improving technical skills of PEEPA staff through a secondment program the involves advanced sister institutions in other countries; and (D) Consulting services for preparing a policy for citizen economic empowerment in privatization projects.

Project Objectives

The principal objective of this project is to build capacity in the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA) through transaction support, training and assistance in preparing a citizen empowerment policy.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiaries of the project are: the Government of Botswana, domestic entrepreneurs and investors, users of public services, the Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatization Agency (PEEPA), as well as all the Ministries that have privatization projects.

Participating Organization

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Extending
Government of Botswana
Implementing
Agence d’évaluation et de privatisation des entreprises publiques (PEEPA)

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-BW-KA0-003
Last Update 21 Oct 2020

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Contact Details

Name KOMA Baboucarr
Email b.koma@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Botswana