Felipe Montoro Jens details the various ways the Brazilian government is trying to leverage the benefits of implementing public private partnerships to reduce the deficit and create jobs. Felipe Montoro Jens an infrastructure projects specialist and reporter has gathered details on public private partnerships projects throughout the country. The Program of Partnership and Investments (PPI) is a government entity that is responsible for the government’s efforts to build relationships between the public and private sectors, for project implementation. Read more at Exame about Felipe Montoro Jens
Public private partnerships are a great tool to tackle expensive projects specifically involving education, urban mobility and healthcare, by making them more affordable and sharing the financial obligation with the private sector. There are plans, according to Mr. Felipe Montoro Jens of an R $ 44 billion investment by the government to create public private partnerships to implement 57 projects throughout the country. Felipe Montoro Jens was able to determine the R $ 44 billion investment will be in the form of road construction projects, airport management, and private takeover of public companies.
The city of Belo Horizonte’s airport Brasilia, Confis will no longer be managed by Infraero. Also according the Felipe Montoro Jens Belo Horizonte is currently implementing a 20 year public private partnership project to upgrade all the public lighting from luminary lights to LED lights. Felipe Montoro Jens reports the success of the Belo Horizonte PPP has caused other cities to follow suit.
In December 2018 the Federal Law 11,079 / 04 was passed to both define the rules and regulations for the implementation of public private partnerships, but to create an environment where public private partnerships are encouraged. The number of public private partnership has increased from 10 years ago in Brazil, there is still the need to forge new public private partnerships to help keep the economic situation improving.