ICA News - Categories: Transport

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

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 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

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 at experts meeting on aviation tourism in Africa

04/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) took part in a two-day meeting of experts in Addis Ababa in March which focussed on how to foster growth in tourism in Africa through the aviation sector.

Categories: Transport, ICA Products, ICA Meetings

Revised One-Stop Border Post Source Book to be published by the end of May 2016

03/05/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) participated in a workshop In Addis Ababa in March which agreed the update of the One-Stop Border Post (OSBP) Source Book would be published by the end of May 2016.

Categories: General News, ICA Products, Transport, ICA Meetings

Reforming the Policy and Regulatory Framework for Transport Infrastructure in Africa

31/10/2013

Source: By Michael Jordan, Consultant

It is well recognized that the costs of trade - the transport and other costs of doing business internationally - are important determinants of a country's ability to participate in the...

Categories: Transport

Why Discuss Cross-border Harmonisation at the 2013 ICA Plenary Meeting?

31/10/2013

Source: By Brian Baxendale, Phil Brown, Tim Bushell and Tim Lamont DFID

Roads, Power stations, clean water supplies, telecommunications; these are some of the recognisable building blocks of the modern world that enable the...

Categories: Transport

African Open Skies Assessment Underway

30/10/2013

The ICA and the European Investment Bank (EIB) recruited a consultant to undertake the study ‘to assist in the opening up of Aviation Services in Africa’. The overall objective of the study is to address the barriers to the...

Categories: Transport

ICA at TICAD V

03/06/2013

In May of 2013, ICA Coordinator Mohamed Hassan and ICA Infrastructure Expert, Michael Kane attended the 5th Annual Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) held in Yokohama, Japan.  The ICA team was...

Categories: Transport

Study to assess the potential for enhanced private participation in the maritime and air transport sectors in Africa

22/05/2012

The members of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) seek to facilitate sustainable investment in infrastructure development from both public and private sources. This study has been procured to assess the potential for...

Categories: ICA Products, Transport

ICA now offers five Youtube playlists featuring videos on African Infrastructure

21/03/2012

Youtube channel with five playlists featuring African Infrastructure news (on Energy, Transport, Water, ICT and General Infrastructure) from African and international sources.

Categories: ICT, Water, General News, Energy, Transport

Attracting Investors to African infrastructure projects - a new guide

26/09/2008

As growth and development in Africa increase rapidly, investment in infrastructure projects will often be best accomplished through public-private partnership.

Categories: Transport, ICT, ICA Products, Energy, Water

Financial Products User Guide

30/01/2008

A user-guide to donor debt and equity financing for infrastructure has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICT, Energy, ICA Products, Transport, Water

Review of Risk Mitigation Instruments published

15/06/2007

Risk mitigation instruments can help mobilise commercial debt and private equity when governments or local infrastructure entities lack the creditworthiness or track record to attract finance on their own.

Categories: ICT, Transport, Water, Energy, ICA Products

User guide to project preparation now available

29/11/2006

A guide to infrastructure project preparation facilities in Africa has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICA Products, ICT, Energy, Water, Transport

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