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
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
The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) will take forward the drive towards investment in quality infrastructure across the continent.
Category: ICA Meetings
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).
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.
Category: General News
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
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
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
The ICA Secretariat will give a presentation to Japan’s West Africa Regional ODA Task Force Meeting in February.
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
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
The Atlas of Africa’s Energy Resources will be launched at the World Economic Forum on Africa in May 2017.
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.
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
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
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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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
A summary has been published of a major study into urban transport development in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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
The second edition of the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook will be published in October.
Categories: General News, Transport
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