PPP Pipeline Progress Report for quarter one, 2015

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) PROGRAMME
 
JANUARY 2015
 
I. OBJECTIVE OF THE REPORT
 
1. The purpose of this Report is to apprise our stakeholders on the status and progress of the country’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) pipeline.
 
II. BACKGROUND TO THE PPP PROGRAMME IN KENYA
 
2. The National Treasury, through the PPP Unit, is responsible for overall coordination, promotion, and oversight of the implementation of the PPP Program in the country.
 
3. For the last three (3) years, the National Treasury has been committed to improving and strengthening the environment for private sector participation in the country. The following deliberate initiatives have been undertaken by the government:
 
a) In December 2011, a PPP Policy was adopted with the objective of articulating the government's commitment to PPPs and to provide a basis for the enactment of a PPP Law;
 
b) On 5th December 2012, the government received a credit from the World Bank for the Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnerships (IFPPP) Project. The overall objective of the project is to increase private sector investment in the Kenyan infrastructure market and to improve the enabling environment so as to generate a pipeline of bankable PPP projects;
 
c) In December 2012, the PPP Act was enacted into law and became effective on 8th February 2013;
 
d) Most recently, the gazettement of the National PPP Regulations on 24th December 2014 and the development of draft PPP Regulations for the County governments; and
 
e) On-going: Development of a PPP manual to provide standard bidding documents, templates, toolkit/user guidelines.
 
4. The PPP Committee has approved a pipeline of 68 proposed PPP Projects whose status is provided here below for download: Kindly click on the download button below to download the full list of projects