Opinion and Analysis

The Urgency of Public-Private-Community Partnerships (PPCPs) in Zimbabwe

The call is made out of the realisation that its only Zimbabweans who can sustainably build their nation (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); By Dr Eddie Mahembe Today’s article in the Zimbabwe Digital Express is a continuation of the previous three articles on the call for Zimbabwe and African countries in general to consider establishing Public-Private-Community Partnership (PPCP) model as a panacea for building unity, improve access to quality infrastructure, and addressing development challenges such as unemployment, low economic growth, poverty, and inequality. We have argued that a PPCP model does not only offer opportunities for citizen empowerment, but also ensures that the government’s policies are pro-poor, inclusive and sustainable. As a refresher, let me briefly define some key terms. Public–private partnership (PPP or 3P), which refers to the involvement of the private sector in the development and provision of public services, has been used in Zimbabwe and other jurisdictions. PPCP is an extension of the PPP model, through incorporating the community (citizen) sector. Our definition of community is very broad, and includes community affected by the project, Zimbabweans currently residing in the country and those in the diaspora. The community/citizens can also include a group of Zimbabweans

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