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Unlocking Public-Private Partnerships: A Toolkit for Local Governments

This report discusses empowering local governments with strategies for effective public-private partnerships in sustainable development.


The publication offers a comprehensive guide for local authorities seeking to harness the potential of public-private partnerships. This toolkit presents practical strategies, case studies, and best practices, equipping local governments with the necessary knowledge and tools to facilitate successful collaborations that drive sustainable development and innovation within their communities. It emphasises that PPPs can help local governments to access private finance and expertise, which can be used to deliver projects that would not be possible with public funding alone. It also highlights that local governments need to carefully consider the risks and benefits of PPPs before entering into a partnership and that local governments also need to have the capacity to manage PPPs effectively.