Private Sector & Development magazines


Private Sector & Development magazines

Published since 2009, Private Sector & Development (PS&D) is a half-yearly magazine that aims to get a better grasp of the mechanisms through which the private sector can contribute to the development of southern countries. In each issue, PS&D compares the views of authors in different fields: researchers, private sector’s professionals, development institutions or civil society. The idea of the Private Sector & Development magazine is to share know-how and best practices and boost sustainable development by encouraging private investment. The magazine spotlights the experience of Proparco and its private-sector partners.

# Special Issue

Independant power producers: a solution for Africa?

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Demand for electricity in sub-Saharan Africa is growing fast – driven primarily by economic growth and by policies for widening access to electricity – and yet production capacity has developed very little since the 1990s. Focus in this issue.

# 24

Air transport, a vital challenge for Africa

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Air transport in Africa still does not count for much on a global scale. However, strong GDP growth, the continent’s fast-growing urbanisation and the expansion of the middle classes – who want to travel – are likely to shake up this situation.

# 22

Scaling-up private sector climate finance

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This twenty-second issue of Private Sector & Development investigates the private sector’s role in financing the energy transition, exploring pathways for achieving the expansion that is so crucial for our future.