NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility

Title NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility
Funding Bracket Minimum US$ 20,000 and a maximum US$ 10,000,000
Facility Objectives

A key objective of the NEPAD-IPPF is to assist African countries, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and related infrastructure development institutions, to prepare high quality, viable regional infrastructure projects in energy, transboundary water resource management, transport, and ICTs, which would be ready to solicit financing from public and private sources in support of the objectives of NEPAD.

 

A secondary objective of the NEPAD-IPPF, in relation to the objectives of NEPAD, is to support the creation of an enabling environment for private participation in infrastructure as well as support to targeted capacity building initiatives in infrastructure development to enhance the sustainability of existing and planned infrastructure in the continent.

 

The NEPAD-IPPF will promote and facilitate the preparation of regional infrastructure projects and programmes that have been approved within the context of the NEPAD Infrastructure Program

Key activities Project preparation (definition, feasability, structuring, and transaction support) for regional projects in the Water, Transport, Energy and ICT sectors

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Institution Details

Title NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility
Person responsible Bamory Traore/ Lead Coordinator
E-mail, phone number and mailing address

TRAORE Bamory

Lead IPPF-NEPAD Coordinator

Spécialiste Coordonnateur du NEPAD-FPPI

NEPAD and Regional Integration Department

BP 323 Avenue du Ghana 1002 Tunis

Tel : +216- 71 10 22 23

Fax : +216 71 33 26 94Email : b.k.traore@afdb.org

Facility Objectives

A key objective of the NEPAD-IPPF is to assist African countries, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and related infrastructure development institutions, to prepare high quality, viable regional infrastructure projects in energy, transboundary water resource management, transport, and ICTs, which would be ready to solicit financing from public and private sources in support of the objectives of NEPAD.

 

A secondary objective of the NEPAD-IPPF, in relation to the objectives of NEPAD, is to support the creation of an enabling environment for private participation in infrastructure as well as support to targeted capacity building initiatives in infrastructure development to enhance the sustainability of existing and planned infrastructure in the continent.

 

The NEPAD-IPPF will promote and facilitate the preparation of regional infrastructure projects and programmes that have been approved within the context of the NEPAD Infrastructure Program

Facility URL www.nepad-ippf.org/
Key activities Project preparation (definition, feasability, structuring, and transaction support) for regional projects in the Water, Transport, Energy and ICT sectors
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Key data and facts

Hosted by African Development Bank (ADB)
Contributors
  • Canada (CIDA)
  • Denmark
  • Germany
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom (DFID)

 

 

Year established 2004
Total Capital US$ 50,500,000
Amount committed since established US$ 35,798,000
Amount disbursed since established US$ 21,420,000
Type of finance provided
  • Grant
Capacity for new commitments US$ 14,702,000
Funding Bracket Minimum US$ 20,000 and a maximum US$ 10,000,000
Funding bracket - Current Average Grant size US$ 1,000,000

Eligibility criteria and exclusions

Beneficiaries
  • International Institutions
  • Public Private Partnership
Project types
  • Cross-border
Regional Economic Communities (RECs)
  • CEN-SAD
  • COMESA
  • EAC
  • ECCAS
  • ECOWAS
  • IGAD
  • SADC
  • UMA
Countries
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo-Brazzaville
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Energy
  • Biomass
  • Coal-fired power plants
  • Electrical transmission/distribution
  • Energy education/training
  • Energy policy and administrative management
  • Energy research
  • Gas distribution
  • Gas-fired power plants
  • Geothermal energy
  • Hydro-electric power plants
  • Nuclear power plants
  • Ocean power
  • Oil-fired power plants
  • Power generation/non-renewable sources
  • Power generation/renewable sources
  • Solar energy
  • Wind power
Transport
  • Air transport
  • Education and training in transport and storage
  • Rail transport
  • Road transport
  • Storage
  • Transport policy and administrative management
  • Water transport
Water & Sanitation
  • Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation
  • Education and training in water supply and sanitation
  • River development
  • Waste management/disposal
  • Water resources policy and administrative management
  • Water resources protection
  • Water supply and sanitation - large systems
ICT
  • ICT
Eligibility exclusions

Projects other than infrastructure, or with no regional impact are not eligible

Supported project phases

Enabling environment
  • Capacity building to support projects
  • Consensus building for projects
  • Designing regulatory approaches
  • Project-relevant institutional reforms
Project definition
  • Action planning (TORs, etc.)
  • Identification of desired outputs
  • Identification of project champions
  • Pre-feasibility studies
  • Prioritization vs. other projects
Project feasibility
  • Economic
  • Environmental studies
  • Financial/financial modelling
  • Organizational/administrative
  • Social
  • Technical/engineering
Project structuring
  • Legal structuring
  • Project finance
  • Public/private options assessment
  • Technical/engineering
Transaction support
  • Legal structuring
  • Negotiation
  • Post-signing financial agreements
  • Procurement
  • Project finance
  • Technical/engineering
Post-implementation support
  • Evaluation
  • Monitoring
  • Renegotiation/refinancing

List of Projects

Project name:
Total project cost
Region/country
Gibe 3 Hydro Power Project
US$ 1,200,000
Ethiopia
Projects supported since Facility established (Total number) 48
Projects supported reaching financial close since Facility established (Total number) 13

Application process

Application process
  • Submission of the request
  • Request screened for general eligibility
  • Technical screening
  • Inclusion in the grant pipeline
Application Documents
Application process URL www.nepad-ippf.org

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