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November 15, 2018Knowledge Portal
Delivering on the promise of transformational change: What does it take for Dutch-supported PPPs?

This paper presents the main lessons from Dutch-supported public–private partnerships (PPPs) in food security and water, provides building blocks for making PPPs deliver on the SDGs, with fundamental implications for key partners in PPPs and policymakers. Taking into account the lessons from Dutch-supported PPPs and their challenges, the Dutch PPP approach is in need of recalibration. »

November 12, 2018Knowledge Portal
Financing and public-private partnerships in water, sanitation & agri-food sectors

This exploration discusses the financing of development projects in food security and water primarily form the perspective of the commercial financier. Compared to other sectors, the food security and water sector are not seen as attractive to commercial investors, with as important reason their embedding in the public domain. »

PPP and Research Uptake expert call reopend for proposals
October 26, 2018News
PPP and Research Uptake expert call reopend for proposals

The call for proposals for a PPP and Research Uptake expert, within the NL–CGIAR partnership, has been reopened with an adjustment concerning the engagement of the candidate: the minimum size is now set at 60 per cent, though still with a preference for a fulltime engagement. The new deadline to submit a proposal is November 7, 2018. »

October 17, 2018Knowledge Portal
Inclusive PPP’s: Emerging best practices

This report aimed to gain more insight of inclusiveness in the public-private partnership project portfolio of the Netherlands Sustainable Water Fund and the Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security, to increase insight into specific characteristics of the beneficiaries and possible indirect effects . »

Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to finance PPP and Research Uptake expert
September 20, 2018News
Netherlands-CGIAR partnership launches call to finance PPP and Research Uptake expert

A call for a PPP and Research Uptake expert within the framework of the Netherlands – CGIAR partnership has been launched. The Dutch government considers Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Research Uptake to be crucial in achieving the SDGs. The expert is therefore intended to increase the role of the private sector (for-profit and not-for-profit) in CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs) and Platforms. Deadline to apply for this position is October 18, 2018. »

August 14, 2018Knowledge Portal
The business advantage: Mobilizing private sector-led climate actions in agriculture

This report is on how public funds can mobilize private resources for climate change adaptation, how much impact is generated through public-private partnerships, and  how such impact is delivered to the farmer households. Scaling up and channeling private capital is crucial in limiting climate change. »