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Building quality infrastructure promotes sustainable economic development

02/12/2016

Infrastructure plays a vital role in Africa’s economic growth, and building quality into every stage of the life-cycle of projects is essential if investment in infrastructure is to have a positive impact on the economic development of the continent and its citizens.

Categories: Water, Transport, ICT, Energy, ICA Press Releases, General News

Financial commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development grow by 12%

01/12/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s flagship annual report Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa 2015 shows that $83.4bn was committed to Africa’s infrastructure development in 2015, a 12% increase on investments committed in 2014.

Categories: General News, ICA Press Releases, Transport, Water, Energy, ICT

Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2015

11/11/2016

The 2015 Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa report shows that $83.4bn was committed to Africa’s infrastructure development in 2015, a 12% increase on the 2014 total of $74.5bn.

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ICA Annual Meeting to discuss how Africa can improve quality of its infrastructure

04/11/2016

A background paper prepared for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) states that African policy makers need to consider both how to increase overall funding for infrastructure development and how to improve the quality of infrastructure investment, operations and maintenance.

Categories: General News, ICA Meetings

Summary of urban transport study published

03/11/2016

A summary has been published of a major study into urban transport development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Transport

ICA shares findings of transport sector studies and investment opportunities with AfDB stakeholders

07/10/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium of Africa (ICA) held a one-day workshop at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on 28 September 2016, to discuss the findings of three important transport studies – on opening up aviation services, urban transport development and trade facilitation.

Categories: General News, Transport

Revised One Stop Border Post Sourcebook to be published

07/10/2016

The second edition of the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook will be published in October.

Categories: General News, Transport

ICA feature in Pan African Parliament Publication

07/09/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa contributed to the latest edition of One Africa, One Voice, the official publication of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), by featuring an article about renewable energy.

Categories: Energy, General News

Study addresses the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa

07/09/2016

A major study has been published looking at how to address the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water, ICA Products

Annual Meeting to take place on 21 and 22 November 2016

26/08/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s 2016 Annual Meeting will take place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on 21 and 22 November 2016.

Categories: ICA Meetings

ICA sponsors Africa Water Week

25/07/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) was a major sponsor of the 6th Africa Water Week and the 10th General Assembly of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), which took place in Dar es Salaam from 18 to 22 July 2016.

Categories: General News, Water

PPFN agrees to adopt changes to operational processes

27/06/2016

A meeting of the ICA-managed Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) has agreed to improve its operational processes, including the streamlining of objectives and the introduction of a rotational secretariat.

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Categories: ICA Meetings

ICA jointly organises Nile Equatorial Lakes investment projects conference

14/06/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) jointly organised and co-financed the First Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programme (NELSAP) investment projects conference, which took place on 2 June 2016 in Nairobi.

Categories: General News, Water, Energy

ICA support for successful PIDACC donors’ meeting

13/06/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) provided important financial support to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), helping to ensure the success of the recent PIDACC donors’ roundtable.

Categories: General News, Water

Experts meet to discuss financing renewable energy in Africa

09/06/2016

Over 150 private and public sector players took part in a lively discussion about how best to accelerate financing for renewable energy development in Africa, at a recent meeting organised by the ICA.

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings, General News

ICA to provide financial support for Nile Basin donor conference

12/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to co-finance the 1st Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programme (NELSAP) investment conference, due to take place on 2 June 2016 in Nairobi.

Categories: General News, Water, Energy, Transport

ICA presents Nexus study to joint Africa-EU strategy group

12/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) presented the Nexus study to the Joint Africa-EU Strategy (JAES) Reference Group on Infrastructure in Addis Ababa in February 2016.

Categories: General News, Water, Transport, Energy, ICA Products

ICA meeting will support ‘Light Up and Power Africa’ initiative

12/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to support and help drive forward the African Development Bank’s ‘Light Up and Power Africa’ initiative at an event in Lusaka, Zambia on 26 May 2016.

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings, General News

Project Preparation Facilities Network to meet in June

11/05/2016

A meeting of the ICA-managed Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 7 and 8 June 2016.

Categories: Water, Energy, Transport, General News, ICA Meetings

ICA to provide financial support for next phase of WACDEP

11/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to provide further financial support to help ensure the successful implementation of the next phase of the Water and Climate Development Programme – WACDEP.

Categories: Water, ICA Meetings

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