Volume 3, Issue 3, June 2015, Page: 260-269
Influence of Enviromental Factors on Financing of Public Irrigation Projects in Kenya
Quinter Omware Owawa, Department of Education and External studies, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Alice Emily Osoro, College of Human Resource Development, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Juja, Kenya
Received: May 7, 2015;       Accepted: May 11, 2015;       Published: May 21, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20150303.22      View  3557      Downloads  98
Abstract
Project finance (PF) is a relatively new concept in developing countries as opposed to developed countries. PF has been used in development of Infrastructure in Energy sector (oil and gas, mining, electricity generation), water sector, telecommunication, roads and highway, railway, Irrigation and public services. Different scholars and experts have worked on development on infrastructure projects in different sectors using PF concept, even though the PF concept has been used few studies have been done on Irrigation sector. The purpose of this paper is to analyze Influence of environmental factors on financing of irrigation projects; by critically looking at its use in other sectors in comparison to irrigation sector. In examining these aspects, an attempt is made to achieve four main objectives: to determine Key Commercial Risks involved, analyze Main contractual forms of PPPs in Irrigation, to determine Key Legal issues involved and to generate proposition for future empirical studies.
Keywords
Environmental Factors, Financing, Public Irrigation Projects
To cite this article
Quinter Omware Owawa, Alice Emily Osoro, Influence of Enviromental Factors on Financing of Public Irrigation Projects in Kenya, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2015, pp. 260-269. doi: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20150303.22
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