Energy

Needs Assessment for Risk Mitigation in Africa

Study - 2013

The objective of this study was to generate a ‘map’ of the needs of investors into North-Africa for guarantees and other risk mitigation instruments, and more generally into the Continent as a whole,  over the next three years. This...


2011 ICA Annual Report & Annual Report Overview

Report - 2012

The Annual Report analyses the external financial commitments/investments and disbursement to infrastructure in Africa for the year 2011. The report also presents a sectoral and regional distribution of commitments/investments for the same year. In...


Infrastructure Policy - Basic Design Options

Report - 2012

The paper lays out basic design options for infrastructure policy. It first sketches mechanisms to asses demand. Then it sets out a hierarchy of issues starting with choice of market structure followed by conduct regulation.


Development Finance Institutions and Infrastructure: A Systematic Review of Review of Evidence for Development Additionality

Report - 2012

Commissioned by the Private Infrastructure Development Group, this study offers a review of the question,  What is the evidence of the impact of Development Finance Institution support (including PIDG support) for private partnership in...


Financing Development - Responsibility for Sustainable Development

Article - 2012

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development – also known as the Earth Summit – was held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. It was a turning point in international affairs because the international community officially subscribed to the...


Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA): Interconnecting, integrating and transforming a continent

Executive Summary - 2012

The 12th Assembly of Heads of State and Government adopted Declaration Assembly/AU/Decl.1 (XII) requesting that the African Union Commission (AUC) establish the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). PIDA was officially launched...


Legal Frameworks for Renewable Energy - Policy Analysis for 15 Developing and Emerging Countries

Report - 2012

Due to the growing importance of renewable energy on global scale, a need for effective support policies arises in many countries. Experts often take so-called “good practice examples”, which promise high effectiveness and efficiency, as the basis...


Light Inside: The Experience of Independent Power Producers in Nigeria

2012


Sharing the water, sharing the benefits: Lessons from six large dams in West Africa

Research paper - 2011

Case Study of Six Large Dams in West Africa


The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011

Report - 2011

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2011, the third report jointly published by World Bank organizations, comes out at a time when Africa’s recovery from the global economic crisis has been faster than it has in many other parts of the world. The...


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