Do you know what you can offer to government and deliver as a partnership?
This might help you find out
Select your government partner’s benefit and motivation from the below list. Do you think your partnership can deliver on one of the following interests and benefits:
- Capacity building
- Political mandate strengthened
- Policy design and implementation improved
- Service provision enhanced
Does your partnership have the following available to help government with the interest and benefit you identified in the above question?
- Experience and capacity
- Time and room of manoeuvre
- Access to and influence on government
- Agreement of donor or investor
- Knowledge of needs and context
Suggestions for further reading
Caplan, K. 2001. Perceptions of Partnership. Understanding what Public, Private and NGO Partners May Offer. Practitioner Note Series. Business Partners for Development.
Jones, D. (2002). Benefits to the Public Sector of Tri-Sector Partnerships. Public, Private & Civil Society Partnerships Providing Water and Sanitation to the Poor. Practitioner Note Series, Building Partnerships for development in Water & Sanitation.
Pfisterer, S. 2013. Partnering with the private sector. PPPLab., 2016 Explorations 02: Business Models in Food and Water PPPs
Resh, W., Siddiki, S., McConnell, W., 2014. Does the Network Centrality of Government Actors Matter? Examining the Role of Government Organizations in Aquaculture Partnerships. Review of Policy Research, Volume 31, Number 6
Robertson., 1995 in Resh, W., Siddiki, S., McConnell, W., 2014. Does the Network Centrality of Government Actors Matter? Examining the Role of Government Organizations in Aquaculture Partnerships. Review of Policy Research, Volume 31, Number 6
Soublière, J.,Cloutier, C. 2015.Explaining levels of local government involvement in service delivery: the dynamics of cross-sector partnerships in Malawi. Public Administration and Development 35, 192–205.
Stott, L., 2011.The Partnering with Governments Navigator. Building effective collaboration with the public sector in Africa. London: International Business Leaders Forum.
Walker, J., 2007. Government as partners in Sustainable Development: a meta-study. The Partnering Initiative.