ICA News

ICA conducts survey on renewable energy in Africa


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is conducting a survey to seek views on how to encourage the growth of renewable energy in Africa, in the lead-up to its Annual Meeting in Abidjan on 16 and 17 November 2015.

Category: ICA Meetings

ICA Annual Meeting to focus on renewable energy initiatives


Implementing Renewable Energy Initiatives in Africa will be the focus of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), which will take place in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on 16 and 17 November 2015.

Category: ICA Meetings

African Infrastructure Investment Survey


Private sector perspectives on risks and opportunities

Categories: ICA Press Releases, General News

Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa – 2013 Report


ICA finds rise in infrastructure finance commitments, but project preparation delays persist

Category: General News

ICA Launches the First African Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN)


June 25| Tunis:  The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) has officially launched the Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN). This PPFN is a 'network' of funding facilities who have agreed to function as an...

Category: General News

ICA Launches the Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN)


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) hosted a 2-day inaugural meeting of Project Preparation Facilities Network (PPFN) in Tunis – from June 17th-18th.

Categories: ICA Meetings, ICA Press Releases

ICA Attends the U.S. Africa Energy Ministerial Forum in Addis Ababa, June 3-4, 2014


The ICA Coordinator, Mohamed Hassan and ICA Chief Energy Specialist, Mr. Callixte Kambanda attended the The U.S. Africa Energy Ministerial (USAEM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 3rd and4th of June [2014]. The two-day meeting was...

Category: Energy

ICA co-organizes a TICAD V Ministerial Level Meeting in Yaounde


On May 3rd in Yaounde, Cameroon, The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and NEPAD (New Partnership for Africa’s Development)...

Categories: ICA Meetings, General News

ICA Sponsors Africa Water Week


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, via its Water Platform which is championed and financed by Germany through the Ministry of Development and Corporation and KfW co-financed the 5th Africa Water Week (AWW5)- held in Dakar,...

Category: ICA Meetings

Director of Africa50, Ms. Tas Anvaripour Talks with ICA


In late May,  Ms. Neside Tas Anvaripour, Director of Africa50 sat down with the ICA in Tunisia to talk about this new finance vehicle.

Category: General News

ICA trained over 45 Stakeholders on Power Sector Reform


February 28th, 2014| Tunis:  The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), along with the African Development Institute (EADI) and Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) organized a training workshop on...

Category: Energy

ICA Attends PIDA Steering Committee Meeting


February: 2014 As part of ICA’s role in the Institutional Architecture for Infrastructure Development in Africa (IAIDA), the ICA Secretariat participated in the 2014 first quarter, PIDA (Programme for Infrastructure Development...

Category: ICA Meetings

Power purchase agreement training workshop – ICA Works with ALSF to train Stakeholders from Nine Different Countries


February 1st| Tunis: The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), along with the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) hosted a successful one-week training session on Power Purchase Agreements.  The workshop was held in...

Category: Energy

ICA joins the Advisory Board of the Water Risk Filter


January, 2014:  The Water Risk Filter – developed by World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) in collaboration with German Development Bank Deutsche Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG) – is a free, online tool that allows investors...

Category: General News

Interview with Mohamed Hassan, Coordinator


The ICA Co-ordinator answers questions on key aspects of the consortium’s work

Category: General News

South Africa joins the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa – as the first G20 member.


“… We are very excited to welcome The Republic of South Africa as the first G20 member…”  said ICA Coordinator Mohamed Hassan.

Tunis | December 5, 2013:  Launched at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the ICA...

Category: ICA Press Releases

Press Release: ICA 9th Annual Meeting - A Big Success


9th Annual Meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa – A Big Success.

November 20, 2013 - Tunis: The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) held its 9th Annual Meeting in Arusha, Tanzania. This year marked an...

Category: General News

Tackling the Climate Vulnerability of Africa’s Infrastructure


Source: By Jamal Saghir, Director, Sustainable Development, Africa Region, The World Bank

Africa’s poor state of infrastructure cuts economic growth by 2 percentage points every year, and reduces business productivity on the...

Category: General News

Reforming the Policy and Regulatory Framework for Transport Infrastructure in Africa


Source: By Michael Jordan, Consultant

It is well recognized that the costs of trade - the transport and other costs of doing business internationally - are important determinants of a country's ability to participate in the...

Category: Transport

Why Discuss Cross-border Harmonisation at the 2013 ICA Plenary Meeting?


Source: By Brian Baxendale, Phil Brown, Tim Bushell and Tim Lamont DFID

Roads, Power stations, clean water supplies, telecommunications; these are some of the recognisable building blocks of the modern world that enable the...

Category: Transport

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