Posts tagged with ‘P3s’

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P3s in International Development Practice – Creating the next generation of development professionals – Part 2

by Tim Newson

In the event that something goes badly wrong in an international development project, what happens and who is accountable? In my previous blog in this series, I speculated about the potential legal risks of the newly proposed paradigm involving public-private partnerships in development projects. One way to deal with this risk issue that has been […]

P3s in International Development Practice – Some Outcomes for the Sector – Part 1

by Tim Newson

Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) are being increasingly recommended as an effective new approach to fund and manage international development projects and to meet the MDGs. In 1962, Thomas Kuhn wrote a highly influential book (The Structure of Scientific Revolutions) on the philosophy of science.  He described how “routine” science dedicates itself towards puzzle-solving within a current paradigm or […]