Namibia - Institutional Strengthening for Public-Private Partnerships (ISPPP) Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 08 Jul 2015
Signature Date 09 Nov 2015
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2020
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2020
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 15110
Commitment U.A 787,671
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Institutional Strengthening for Public-Private Partnerships (ISPPP) Project responds to a Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN) request for Bank's prompt support to enhance budget, cash and public debt management capacity. The project is a urgent technical assistance to improve the capacity and institutional framework for budget, cash and debt management which is critical to developing external and domestic financing capabilities as well as mobilizing private financing and improving efficiency of public investment in infrastructure development. It includes the following components: a) PPP project preparation technical assistance for pilot projects b) PPP capacity building and Training c) Public investment management capacity enhancement including Development of budget preparation manual & related training; Development of cash forecasting and management guideline; and PFM training (local and regional institutions). Through the proposed project, the Bank can share the wealth of expertise it has accumulated through similar PPP interventions in other Regional member Countries.

Project Objectives

The principal objectives of this project are to (a) Provide capacity building, technical assistance and advisory services to assist the Government of Namibia in the operationalization of the PPP framework; (b) Attract private investment in infrastructure and other strategic areas of the economy; and (c)Enhance budget, cash and public debt management capacity.

Beneficiaries

The project will mainly benefit the Government of the Republic of Namibia (GRN). The key government entities involved in operationalizing the PPP policy are the Ministry of Finance, the National Planning Commission and sector Ministries. Enhancing the capacity of these entities is critical to operationalizing of the PPP policy and operational framework.

Participating Organization

Funding
Middle Income Countries Fund
Implementing
Guaranty Trust Bank

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-NA-KA0-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name KOMA Baboucarr
Email b.koma@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Namibia