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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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).
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.
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).