Purpose: The Governance Framework is a guiding tool for new Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) that advises on decision-making processes within PPPs. It is an effective tool for organizing operational management, risk management and fostering a culture of coordination and inclusion as well as defining expectations of the partners. It provides guidance on the following key areas: Roles and Responsibilities of Key PPP Parties, Partner Approval Process, Communications Protocol, Deliverables, Contributions Tracking, Risk Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Relationship Management with Public (Ministry of Health) & Private Partners.
The end users of this guide are the staff of the implementing partner, public partners, including CDC and OGAC, and private partners.
Guiding Principles: The development process of the PPP Governance Framework will be guided by the following principals:
§ Be developed within three months of PPP Start-Up;
§ Will be a collaborative activity among all key partners that takes into account partner interests and values. It is important to have buy-in from all parties;
§ Continuously updated to reflect shifting priorities and interests;
§ Closely aligned with core strengths and types of value added that are perceived by of all parties; and
§ Will take into account the perceived risks and opportunities of the Partnership.
§ The guide will utilize the Kgakololo Project PPP (previously managed by Cardno) as a case in the development of a governance framework.