Handshake: Cities & PPPs

Public-private partnerships help cities improve their infrastructure in ways that would be impossible without private participation, making urban areas more efficient and raising living standards, according to the latest issue of Handshake, IFC’s quarterly online journal on public-private partnerships.


Features and original articles include:


         Articles on PPPs in urban water, public transport, and low-income housing


         Lessons from Cartagena, Chennai, Manila, Saint Petersburg, and beyond


         A call to action for cities vulnerable to climate change


         Q&As with Triumph of the City author Edward Glaeser, former U.K. Secretary for International Development Clare Short, and Barcelona Global CEO Mateu Hernandez.


As a free electronic journal, Handshake reaches a targeted audience that includes governments, donors, advisors, practitioners, academics, and researchers. The e-journal is accessible via several digital platforms, including iPad, iPhone and Android. To subscribe, visit www.ifc.org/ppp.



For more information contact:

Chrysoula Economopoulos
Phone: (202) 458-0945
E-mail: ceconomopoulos@ifc.org