Glossary

ADFAfrican Development Fund
AFDAgence Française de Développement (France)
AfDBAfrican Development Bank
AICDAfrica Infrastructure Country Diagnostic
AIKPAfrica Infrastructure Knowledge Programme
AMCOWAfrican Ministers' Council on Water
AUAfrican Union
BADEAArab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
BDEACBanque de Développement des Etats de l’Afrique Central
BIDCBanque d’Investissement et de Développement de la CEDEAO [EBID]
BIOBelgian Investment Company for Developing Countries
BMZFederal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (Germany)
BOADBanque Ouest Africaine de Développement
CADFChina-Africa Development Fund
CIFClimate Investment Fund
COFIDESSpanish Development Funding Company
COMESACommon Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
CSICore Sector Indicators
DBSADevelopment Bank of Southern Africa
DEGDeutsche Investitions und Entwiklungsgsgesellschaft [KfW Group]
DFIDDepartment for International Development (UK)
EACEast African Community
EADBEast Africa Development Bank
EBIDECOWAS Bank for Development and Investment
ECEuropean Commission
ECOWASEconomic Community of West African States
EDFEuropean Development Fund
EIBEuropean Investment Bank
EXIMExport Import 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
IBRDInternational Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAInfrastructure Consortium for Africa
ICTInformation and Communications Technology
IDAInternational Development Association [World Bank Group]
IDCIndustrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited
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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