ICA News

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

Study addresses the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa

07/09/2016

A major study has been published looking at how to address the water, agriculture and energy security “nexus” in Africa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water, ICA Products

Annual Meeting to take place on 21 and 22 November 2016

26/08/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa’s 2016 Annual Meeting will take place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on 21 and 22 November 2016.

Categories: ICA Meetings

ICA sponsors Africa Water Week

25/07/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) was a major sponsor of the 6th Africa Water Week and the 10th General Assembly of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), which took place in Dar es Salaam from 18 to 22 July 2016.

Categories: General News, Water

PPFN agrees to adopt changes to operational processes

27/06/2016

A meeting of the ICA-managed Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) has agreed to improve its operational processes, including the streamlining of objectives and the introduction of a rotational secretariat.

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Categories: ICA Meetings

ICA jointly organises Nile Equatorial Lakes investment projects conference

14/06/2016

The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) jointly organised and co-financed the First Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Programme (NELSAP) investment projects conference, which took place on 2 June 2016 in Nairobi.

Categories: General News, Water, Energy

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