Ethiopia has enacted a new Proclamation No. 1076/2018 facilitating Public-Private Partnership (PPP), recognizing that the private sector is essential to support the country's economic growth and improve the quality of public services, particularly in infrastructure. A PPP Board is also formed to grant approvals at key milestones in the project development process, especially, it has the responsibility of approval of PPP pipeline projects, approving a PPP project to tender and award.  The Board consists of the Ministry of Finance (that chairs the Board), National Bank of Ethiopia, Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Minister of Transport, Public Enterprises Holding and Administration Agency, National Planning Commission, Ministry of Peace, and two members from institutions representing the private sector. Within the Ministry of Finance Public-Private Partnership Directorate General (PPP DG) is also established and acts as Secretariat to the Board. The directorate general endeavors to meet the growing demand of the public on service delivery and infrastructure. Moreover, it promotes PPP conceptualize, identify and categorize projects, make recommendations, establish policy and guidelines, coordinate activities and ensure compliance. These are core powers in the Proclamation, depending on the level of delegation to it agreed by the Board. The Board as well approves appropriate structures and feasibility studies, set minimum standards, and requires a value for money to be demonstrated. There are three main departments which are organized in the General Directorate. These are PPP Project Development and Monitoring Directorate, PPP framework Management and Contract support Directorate and Capacity Building, Knowledge Management, and Communication Directorate.

Programs and Projects

Solar Projects

No.

Projects name

Approximate Cost(USD)

Capacity

Region/Area

1

Gad

150 Million

125MW

Somali Regional State

2

Dicheto

150 Million

125MW

Afar Regional State

3

Mekele

120 Million

100MW

Tigray Regional State

4

Humera

120 Million

100MW

Tigray Regional State

5

Wolenchiti

165 Million

150MW

Oromiya Regional State

6

Woranso

165 Million

150MW

Afar Regional State

7

Metema

150 Million

125MW

Amhara Regional State

8

Hurso

150 Million

125MW

Dire Dawa

Expressway Projects

No.

Projects name

Approximate Cost(USD

Km

Region/Area

1

Adama-Awash

226 Million

125

Oromoiya

2

Awash-Mieso

200 Million

72

Oromiya

3

Mieso-Dire Dawa

445 Million

160

Oromiya and somali

Hydro Power

No.

Projects name

Approximate Cost(USD)

Capacity

Region/Area

1

Genale Dawa -6

793 million

 

Somali Regional State

2

Chemoga Yada

429 million

 

Amhara Regional State(Debre Birhan)

3

Dabus

984 million

 

Oromiya Regional State

4

Halele Warabessa

1.2 billion

 

Oromiya Regional State

5

Genale Dawa -5

387 million

 

Somali Regional State

6

Tams

3.36 billion

 

Gambella Regional State

 

 Ministry of Finance PPP DG

@PPP-Ethiopia

ppp-ethiopia@gmail.com

 251 111 40 20 00

  1905

 

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