Opinion: PPPs lead to dangerous debts for developing countries — it’s time for the World Bank to act

Devex, Feb 27, 2017
by María José Romero and Mathieu Vervynckt

For many years, public-private partnerships have been promoted by governments and financial institutions as a way to pay for development projects such as roads, schools and hospitals.

The World Bank is at the forefront of this push and advises governments on how to structure their PPPs. But it also ignores civil society campaigners’ concerns about the dangerous hidden debts that PPP projects can lead to. Please click here to continue reading this article.