Felipe Montoro Jens, the infrastructure specialist reported the public private partnerships in the Northeast states in Brail. In the state of Pernambuco there is an effort by Pernambucana Sanitation Company (COMPESA) and the National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) is working to increase public private partnerships projects in the sanitation sector in 15 states.

Mr. Felipe Montoro Jens also reported the Light Rail Vehicle Project (VLT) public private partnership in the state of Bahia.The Light Rail Vehicle Project PPP is upgrading 19 miles and 21 stops through the year 2031. The VLT PPP is projected to help 1.5 million people. Learn more about Felipe Montoro Jens at terra.com

There is another public private partnership project building four new prisons in the state of Maranhao, Felipe Montoro Jens reported. In Piaui state, there is public private partnership to upgrade the internet connectivity hardware. Felipe Montoro Jens reported there will be 1,500 new access points installed and fiber optic cables. The Piaui public private partnership internet project will help over 2 million people gain internet access.

Rio de Janeiro has hired the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for 2.3 million Brazilian Real as consultants to assist in the implementation of public private partnerships to expand the early childhood services network. The city is building 20,000 day centers and 40,000 preschools by the year 2020. The private partners are going to be responsible for the construction of the physical buildings of the schools and daycares.

Felipe Montoro Jens reported Infraero is going to auction some the airports they manage to private companies in 2018. Infraero is currently responsible for all the major airports in the country. Felipe Montoro Jens reported Infraero will be selling about 10 to 13 major airports.

Felipe Montoro Jens reported in the capitol city of Belo Horizonte, they are implementing a public private partnership to upgrade the public lighting network. The PPP is scheduled to run until 2020, and is to include upgrading all 182,000 lights from luminary lighting to LEDs. Belo Horizonte’s public private partnership is the largest PPP in the country and has inspired other cities to plan the implementation of similar projects in the future. Read more: http://www.negociosemfoco.com/newsdino/?releaseid=141832