Felipe Montoro Jens is a reporter and infrastructure specialist with over 25 years of government and private sector experience. Felipe Montoro Jens has been following closely the uptick in the implementation of public private partnerships in several states in Brazil. Brazil reported an increase in the GDP in 2017 of 1%, and Felipe Montoro Jens reported the country is investing heavily to promote more public private partnerships. The capital city Belo Horizonte of the state Minas Gerais is implementing the largest public private partnership in the history of the country. The Belo Horizonte public lighting public private partnership is scheduled to upgrade all the public lighting in the city to LED lights through the year 2020. This public private partnership will be upgrading 182,000 lights, making this the largest ppp in history. Felipe Montoro Jens reported other cities are looking to implement similar public private partnerships after the success of the Belo Horizonte project. Learn more on consorciocorretora.com for more info.
Marcelo Crivella, the current mayor of Rio de Janerio has implemented a large public private partnership to drastically expand the early childhood serves network. Rio de Janeiro has hired the International Finance Corporation for R 2.3 million as the private entity in this partnership. The PPP is building 20,000 day care centers and 40,000 preschools by the year 2020. The IFC will be responsible for the construction and maintenance of the facilities.
Felipe Montoro Jens reported the Brazil government is investing R $ 44 billion into 57 projects scheduled for the last quarter of 2018. The Program Partnership and Investment (PPI) has been deployed as to manage this investment for the 57 projects. Felipe Montoro Jens reported these 57 projectors are to include 22 sectors, airports, government companies, and road work projects.
Felipe Montoro Jens also reported Maranhao, in the Northeast region has scheduled the construction of four new prisons being built by 2019 using public private partnerships. In Pernambuco is currently implementing plans to increase public private partnerships in other states. The Pernambuco Sanatation Company is working with the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) to target 15 states in this PPP expansion campaign.