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.

# 20

Unlocking the potential of the private sector to improve

Published on

Depuis le Forum mondial sur l’éducation de Dakar en 2000, des progrès considérables ont été réalisés dans l’accès à l’éducation, mais souvent au détriment de la qualité : classes surchargées, infrastructures vétustes, pénuries d’enseignants qualifiés, matériel pédagogique insuffisant...

# 18

Indepedent power producers: a solution for Africa?

Published on
Secteur Privé & Développement

This issue explores the benefits and the requirements of increased intervention in electricity production by the private sector. Developing efficient public-private partnerships would seem to be the best solution for confronting the major challenge of sub-Saharan Africa’s energy deficit.

# 16

New players and new banking models for Africa

Published on

The African banking sector, largely dominated by the European banks through to the late 1990s, is currently undergoing radical change. Regional operations are emerging – and steadily evolving into genuinely pan-African groups. These banks are deploying a more aggressive growth strategy.