IBN is the implementing agency for the Government of Nepal for various public-private partnership (PPP) projects falling under its mandate. Negotiation is a critical component of such projects and having developed a world class Project Development Agreement (PDA) template, IBN is well-suited to facilitate the process.
The 9 PDA Principles for export and domestic hydropower projects:
IBN has been involved in the negotiation of PDAs for various hydropower projects. This concession agreement was developed with the support and advice of various national and international experts and specialist law firms. The PDA follows the nine policy principles of IBN. Best practices from around the globe have been incorporated into the PDA to make the document bankable and attractive to investors from international markets. The highest environmental and social standards have also been incorporated in the PDA for acceptability across the globe.
Services provided by IBN while negotiating PPP projects are: