ICA News

New report details progress made by power pools in Africa, and challenges ahead

26/04/2017

A new report, Updated Regional Power Status in Africa Power Pools, from the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) has noted the progress made by Africa’s five regional power pools, and highlights the challenges ahead.

Categories: Energy, General News, ICA Products

ICA Annual Meeting to focus on drive for quality infrastructure

21/04/2017

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) will take forward the drive towards investment in quality infrastructure across the continent.

Categories: ICA Meetings

Japan’s MLIT to help drive “Quality Infrastructure Investment” in Africa

20/04/2017

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) is to help drive investment in quality infrastructure in Africa, following a successful meeting with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA).

‘Journal of Africa’ publishes ICA paper on infrastructure financing trends and the implications for Japan

06/04/2017

The Spring 2017 edition of the influential ‘Journal of Africa’, produced by the Africa Society of Japan, carries a paper “アフリカにおけるインフラ事業・資金調達トレンド:日本への示 "Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa: Implications for Japan” written by the ICA Secretariat about infrastructure financing trends in Africa and the possible implications for Japan’s support for the continent’s infrastructure development.

Categories: General News

Urban transport development opportunities advanced at ICA workshops

30/03/2017

Recent workshops in Ethiopia and Ghana took forward opportunities to develop projects to improve urban transport and mobility in the two cities.

Categories: Transport, ICA Meetings

Addis Ababa and Accra workshops to identify urban transport development opportunities

10/03/2017

Workshops will take place in Ethiopia and Ghana this month to identify opportunities for investment to improve sustainable urban transport and mobility in the two cities.

Categories: General News, ICA Meetings, Transport

ICA and ALSF conduct Power Purchase Agreement workshop

31/01/2017

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is conducting a training workshop for the Southern African Power Pool, in collaboration with the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF).

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings

ICA to give presentation to regional development meeting

30/01/2017

The ICA Secretariat will give a presentation to Japan’s West Africa Regional ODA Task Force Meeting in February.

Categories: Transport

ICA to partner International Hydropower Association at World Hydropower Congress

27/01/2017

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa is to partner with the International Hydropower Association at the World Hydropower Congress, which will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 9 to 11 May 2017.

Categories: Water, Energy

PPFN to partner Africa Investor at infrastructure summit

23/01/2017

The Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) is to partner Africa Investor (Ai) at the Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit on 3 May 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Categories: ICA Meetings, General News

Africa energy atlas to be launched at World Economic Forum on Africa

20/01/2017

The Atlas of Africa’s Energy Resources will be launched at the World Economic Forum on Africa in May 2017.

Categories: Energy

Infrastructure planning must include climate change considerations

08/12/2016

The Annual Meeting of the Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) agreed on the importance of including climate change considerations in the earliest stages of the planning and design of infrastructure projects in Africa.

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

Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2015

11/11/2016

The 2015 Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa report shows that $83.4bn was committed to Africa’s infrastructure development in 2015, a 12% increase on the 2014 total of $74.5bn.

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ICA Annual Meeting to discuss how Africa can improve quality of its infrastructure

04/11/2016

A background paper prepared for the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) states that African policy makers need to consider both how to increase overall funding for infrastructure development and how to improve the quality of infrastructure investment, operations and maintenance.

Categories: General News, ICA Meetings

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 feature in Pan African Parliament Publication

07/09/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa contributed to the latest edition of One Africa, One Voice, the official publication of the Pan African Parliament (PAP), by featuring an article about renewable energy.

Categories: Energy, General News

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