Glossary

ADFAfrican Development Fund
AfDBAfrican Development Bank
AFDAgence Française de Développement (France)
AICDAfrica Infrastructure Country Diagnostic
AIKPAfrica Infrastructure Knowledge Programme
AMCOWAfrican Ministers' Council on Water
AUAfrican Union
BMZFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)
COMESACommon Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
CSICore Sector Indicators
DFIDDepartment for International Development (UK)
EACEast African Community
ECEuropean Commission
ECOWASEconomic Community of West African States
EIBEuropean Investment Bank
EU-ITFEuropean Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund
G8Group of Eight (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK, USA)
G20Group of Twenty (G8 countries, plus Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, European Union, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey)
GISGeographic Information System
GIZDeutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (Germany)
HoAIHorn of Africa Initiative
IAIDAInstitutional Architecture for Infrastructure Development in Africa
ICAInfrastructure Consortium for Africa
ICTInformation and Communications Technology
IFCInternational Finance Corporation
IGADIntergovernmental Authority on Development
IPPIndependent Power Producer
IRMAInitiative for Risk Mitigration in Africa
JICAJapan International Cooperation Agency
KfWKreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (Germany)
MOUMemorandum of Understanding
NEPADNew Partnership for Africa's Development
NSCNorth South Corridor
ODAOfficial Development Assistance
OSBPOne-Stop Border Posts
PIDAProgramme for Infrastructure Development in Africa
PPFFProject Preparation Fund Finder
PPIAFPublic-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility
PPPPublic-Private Partnership
RBORiver Basin Organisation
RECRegional Economic Community
SADCSouthern African Development Community
SBPStrategic Business Plan
TATechnical Assistant
ToRTerms of Reference
UNECAUnited Nations Economic Commission for Africa
USAIDUnited States Agency for International Development
USDUnited States Dollar
VWGVirtual Working Group
WAPPWest African Power Pool
WBWorld Bank
WPWater Platform
WSPWater and Sanitation Program
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