The WEF meeting, in the Swiss mountain resort, is a platform for world leaders to meet and debate pressing global problems. In a report launched yesterday, the WEF highlighted a handful of risks facing economies around the world. These include economic, geopolitical, environmental and technological risks.
“A lot of the meetings and the debates take place outside of the formal WEF discussions. This will be an opportunity for government, business and civic leaders to informally discuss what can be done to enable PPPs in areas such as renewable energy,” said Clark.
He said the move towards PPPs could solve Africa’s long-standing problem of lack of access to energy. At last year’s WEF Africa meeting Rwanda, there were pointed discussions about lack of infrastructure, poor governance and lack of regional integration.
“At WEF Africa there were discussions on what is necessary to enable PPPs.