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Worldwide Trends in the Delivery & Finance of Public Infrastructure

Barchan's objectives are to provide a common understanding how public infrastructure projects are being delivered and financed across the world, and to promote “best practices” in transparency, competition, and fairness in procurement.

Government acquires design, construction, and long term O&M from single or separate entities.

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The MIT Framework

Barchan Infrastructure projects are mapped into a simple framework of quadrants developed within MIT's Civil and Environmental Engineering Department in the 1990's.

Who Pays?

Governments choose a mix of two basic strategies - direct and indirect.

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Barchan Projects

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