Failure To Fly: Challenges and lessons learned from public-private partnerships in Tunisia

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Failure to Fly: Challenges and lessons learned from public-private partnerships in Tunisia

A major public-private partnership in Tunisia backed by the World Bank, the European Investment Bank and other public institutions has turned out to be a failure. That's the finding of a new report co-authored by Eurodad and the Tunisian Observatory of Economy, which analyses the failures regarding the multi-million dollar Enfidha Airport project. The report also looks at Tunisia's experience of PPPs and evaluates the legal framework governing PPPs in the country.

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