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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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Latest Articles

Barchan Foundation's 2010 Annual Report Now Available

The Barchan Foundation's first annual report, summarizing key characteristics of 345 projects posted in our proprietary web application, is now available to those registered on the Barchan Foundation site. 

John B Miller
05 October 2010

Barchan Inks Research Agreement with U Colorado at Boulder

Barchan entered into a research agreement with the U. Colorado at Boulder in early September 2010. The Principal Investigator from UC Boulder is Professor Keith Molenaar, Chair of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural...

John B Miller
16 September 2010

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