ICA News - Categories: Transport

Reforming the Policy and Regulatory Framework for Transport Infrastructure in Africa


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?


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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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