Accra, Ghana, July 27, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Neoedge, the organisers of the upcoming Africa Public Private Partnerships: Investment & Development Summit, will gather Africa’s Public Private Partnerships (PPP) movers and shakers in the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana. The event will run its main conference from 21st to 22nd October 2014, with Pre-Conference Workshop, 20th October 2014 and Post-Conference Workshop, 23rd October 2014.
“The need to put together a summit like this in the Africa region is on its highest demand,” said Thomas Ooi, Director at Neoedge. “We have been successfully running various workshops on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) all across Africa in the span of three years now and we deem it is the best time to gather all of Africa’s PPP experts through this platform.”
Public Private Partnerships is vital in addressing the infrastructure challenges that Africa is facing; however, it has to be administered correctly. Projects bankability, capacity building, and government commitment are the few must haves in every successful Public Private Partnerships.
The conference will gather senior level officials from the public sector as well as Public Private Partnerships experts from the global arena. “Our hope is that, capacity building forums such as this will benefit attendees with the demonstration of the international best practices and the lessons from various case studies that will be presented at the summit.”
Neoedge is committed to present an excellent platform for both public and private sectors that will help enable them to explore potential collaborations in meeting Africa’s needs through Public Private Partnerships.
High level experts presenting in the forthcoming summit are Hon. Isaac Adjei Mensah, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Road and Highways; Hon. Cassiel Ato Forson, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance; Magdalene Apenteng, Director – PID, Ministry of Finance; Hon. Rashid Pelpuo, Minister – PPPs, Office of The President; Audrey Mwala, Director – Project Financing & RM, PPP Commission, and many others.
Among those joining the roster of subject matter experts are the Marius Van Aardt - Managing Director, Sembcorp Silulumanzi; Bashir Ifo - President, EBID; Adama Deen - Head of Infrastructure, NEPAD, Hubert Danso, Vice Chairman, Africa Investors.
Africa Public Private Partnerships: Investment & Development is the maiden event for Neoedge. This summit is strongly supported by InfraPPP World, Oxford Business Group, Financial Nigeria, Africa Investor, Voice of Leaders, Africa Monitor, and many more.