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Module 2 - 03
Planning & Organising


3.1 Why plan and organise?
3.2 What are the key steps?
3.3 What are the risks?
3.4 Who will participate in planning and organising?
3.5 What are the key issues?
3.6 What are the key issues concerning the poor?
Further Guidance

Key Questions:


How do we get started?
How do we organise the process?
Who should be involved?
What is the role of the task force and project management team?

Related Tools:


01 Why PPPs
02 Strategic Planning
09 Identifying Partners



Preparation Stage – Planning & Organising

3.6 What are the key issues concerning the poor?

Ensuring the management team has poverty skills

The poor and other marginalised groups should be a key part of the consultation process at the stage of planning and organising. Ideally, the task force must include a member (or members) with skills and knowledge of service delivery to the poor. They could be either members of the community, who know the situation of those on low incomes, or public sector representatives who have worked on poverty issues before. Alternatively, it is possible to involve a consultant with related experience, who will provide objective recommendations to the both sides: the provider of the service (the private contractor) and its acceptor – the municipality.

It is important to keep in mind that poverty not only relates to economic factors such as insufficient income, lack of assets and lack of access to decent jobs. Poverty also relates to: social, political and cultural factors such as discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, caste, age or disability; lack of access to education and training; bad health; lack of representation; lack of empowerment; and vulnerability to shocks and crises. All these factors are interrelated and, as a consequence, people with skills and knowledge in all these complex matters should be included in the planning and organising process.

 



     
  S T A R T P A G E  
  Module 1 - Before PPPs  
  01-Starting Out  
  02-Strategic Planning  
  Module 2 - Preparation Stage  
  03-Planning & Organising  
  04-Collecting Information  
  Module 3 - PPP Development Stage  
  05-Identifying Constraints  
  06-Defining Objectives  
  07-Defing Parameters (Scope)  
  08-Establishing Principles  
  09-Identifying Partners  
  10-Establishing Partnership  
  11-Selecting Options  
  12-Financing (Investment)  
  13-Financing (Cost Recovery)  
  14-Preparing Business Plans  
  15-Regulating the PPP  
  Module 4 - Implementation  
  16-Tendering & Procurement  
  17-Negotiating & Contracting  
  18-Managing PPPs  
  19-Monitoring & Evaluation  
  20-Managing Conflict  
  21-Capacity Development  
  Contact Information