ICA News

AfDB and AIIB discuss potential for ICA collaboration

17/09/2018

Representatives from the Infrastructure and Partnerships Division of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) met in Beijing earlier this month to discuss ICA membership and potential areas of collaboration and partnership.

ICA presents Africa Atlas of Energy Resources during China-Africa Summit

13/09/2018

The ICA was invited by the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) to participate in, and present the Atlas of Africa Energy Resources. to the African Energy Interconnection Research Release and Investment Forum on 4 September 2018, as part of the two-day Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

ICA discusses regional renewable energy opportunities and knowledge products in Denmark

03/09/2018

The ICA visited Denmark at the end of August 2018 for discussions with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Investment Fund for Developing Countries (IFU) and Denmark’s Export Credit Agency (EKF).

ICA promotes trans-border water sector at World Water Week

03/09/2018

The ICA promoted the viability of Africa’s trans-border water sector during World Water Week (WWW) in Stockholm, Sweden from 26 to 31 August 2018.

Project preparation facilities network calls for increased co-financing partnerships in infrastructure in Africa

03/05/2018

Members of the Project Preparation Facilities (PPF) network, met on 10 April 2018 in Abidjan, to share project pipeline information on Africa’s major infrastructure projects. The meeting aimed to promote synergies and collaboration by stimulating co-finacing to facilitate pooling of resources

ICA annual meeting urges Africa to adopt emerging digital and green technologies to boost economic growth, achieve SDGs

13/11/2017

Participants at the annual meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) agreed that sustainable and efficient infrastructure, using emerging digital and green technologies, is the best way to accelerate economic growth across the continent.

Categories: Energy, ICT, Transport, Water, ICA Meetings, General News

New technologies give Africa best opportunity to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

09/11/2017

Africa could achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals by adopting new and emerging technologies, materials and processes which would help accelerate economic growth, according to a new report prepared for the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa.

Categories: ICA Meetings, ICA Products, General News, Energy, ICT, Transport, Water

New report identifies impact of funding on Africa's infrastructure development

16/10/2017

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa's (ICA) latest annual report, Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa 2016, shows that commitments to Africa’s infrastructure development totalled $62.5bn in 2016, declining from $78.9bn...

New studies will identify urban transport investment opportunities in Maputo and Luanda

24/07/2017

Opportunities for investment to improve sustainable urban transport and mobility in Maputo and Luanda are to be identified in studies commissioned by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA).

Categories: General News, Transport

Atlas of Africa Energy Resources presented to African power utilities

21/07/2017

The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources was presented to the members of the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA) at their 19th Congress, which took place in Livingston, Zambia, last week.

Categories: Energy, General News, ICA Meetings

Revised One Stop Border Post Sourcebook available to download

26/06/2017

The revised edition of the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook is now available to download from the website of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Categories: General News

ICA Secretariat and African Union Commission discuss next ICA Annual Meeting

17/05/2017

The Secretariat of the ICA and representatives from the African Union Commission (AUC) met in Addis Ababa last week to discuss preparations for the next ICA Annual Meeting.

Categories: General News, ICA Meetings

ICA presents Africa power pools report to World Hydropower Congress

16/05/2017

The recent report on the status of Africa’s regional power pools was presented by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa to participants at the recent World Hydropower Congress, held in Addis Ababa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water

New Atlas shows energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet Africa’s energy needs

04/05/2017

Energy consumption in Africa is the lowest in the world, and per capita consumption has barely changed since 2000 shows a new Atlas released today by the UN Environment and African Development Bank at the World Economic Forum being held in Durban, South Africa.

Categories: ICA Press Releases, General News, Energy

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

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