Quality Infrastructure

JICA's World

Magazine - 2013

This is an age of dramatic and exciting change for Africa, with a population boom underway and many countries experiencing rapid economic growth. The years of stagnation and decline are a thing of the past, and a youthful and vibrant new Africa is...


Africa’s Power Infrastructure

Study - 2013

This study examines how improvements in project financing methods can foster the development of greenfield mining-related transportation infrastructure


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 includes...


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...


ICA Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa

Report - 2012

This Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa was commissioned by the Secretariat of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) and funded by a grant from the ICA Trust Fund.  This assessment forms part of the...


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.


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...


African Development Indicators-2011

Research - 2011

This year’s Africa Development Indicators, which covers some 1,700 macroeconomic, sectoral, and human development indicators dating to the 1960s, comes at a critical time for Sub-Saharan Africa’s 48 countries and 841 million...


The Little Data Book on Africa

Research - 2011

The Little Data Book on Africa 2011 is a pocket edition of Africa Development Indicators 2011. It contains some 115 key indicators on economics, human development, governance, and partnership and is intended as a...


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...