PIDG Technical Assistance Facility

Title PIDG Technical Assistance Facility
Funding Bracket Minimum US$ 20,000 and a maximum US$ 1,000,000
Facility Objectives

Provide technical assistance support to the various facilities of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), including InfraCo Africa, InfraCo Asia, GuarantCo, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, and DevCo.

Key activities Technical assistance and capacity building that is required by the PIDG facilities over and above normal project preparation and due diligence.

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Institution Details

Title PIDG Technical Assistance Facility
Person responsible James Leigland
E-mail, phone number and mailing address

jamesleigland@gmail.com
+27 71 896 8922

Suite No. 283, Postnet X1
Florida Hills, Roodepoort 1716
Johannesburg, South Africa

Facility Objectives

Provide technical assistance support to the various facilities of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), including InfraCo Africa, InfraCo Asia, GuarantCo, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, and DevCo.

Facility URL www.pidg.org
Key activities Technical assistance and capacity building that is required by the PIDG facilities over and above normal project preparation and due diligence.
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Key data and facts

Hosted by Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), London
Contributors
  • Bi-lateral development agencies (e.g. DFID, DGIS, USAID etc)
  • Multilateral development agencies (eg European Commission)
  • Bi-lateral financial institutions (e.g. KfW, AfD)
  • Development Finance Institution (DFI) - e.g. IFC, FMO, Proparco etc
  • Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) - eg IBRD, AfDB
  • Trust funds housed at MDBs, DFIs etc
Year established 2003
Total Capital US$ 30,000,000
Amount committed since established US$ 19,277,000
Amount disbursed since established US$ 11,379,000
Type of finance provided
  • Grant
  • Loan - Other
Capacity for new commitments US$ 7,000,000
Funding Bracket Minimum US$ 20,000 and a maximum US$ 1,000,000
Funding bracket - Current Average Grant size US$ 230,000

Eligibility criteria and exclusions

Beneficiaries
  • Private
  • Public Private Partnership
Project types
  • Cross-border
  • National
  • Sub-national
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

TAF funding is only available on an application basis to the PIDG facilities such as DevCo, InfraCo Africa, InfraCo Asia, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), and GuarantCo.

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


Projects supported since Facility established (Total number) 50
Projects supported reaching financial close since Facility established (Total number) 25

Application process

Application process

Applications must be prepared and submitted by PIDG facilities: DevCo, InfraCo Africa, InfraCo Asia, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, GuarantCo.

Application Documents
Application process URL www.pidg.org

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