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
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...
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...
The ICA and the European Investment Bank (EIB) recruited a consultant to undertake the study ‘to assist in the opening up of Aviation Services in Africa’. The overall objective of the study is to address the barriers to the...
The ICA organized a workshop titled “Tackling Non-Revenue Water – Innovative Mechanisms for Increased Efficiency of Utilities” at the IWA Development Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop took place on 16th October 2013 and...
In early September, 2013, ICA hosted the 2nd Water Platform Meeting at the annual World Water Week Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. This closed meeting provided a comfortable opportunity for ICA members, African Partners...
Closing Africa’s power infrastructure gap requires an estimated US$43 billion per year in capital investments over the period of 2012-2020. Mobilizing private investment, particularly in generation, is crucial to reaching that...
Call for expressions of interest: Support to Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP) Project Preparation and Financing
The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is an intergovernmental organisation established in 1996 to...
In parts of Africa physical infrastructure issues such as old and leaking pipes, and operational issues such as lack of metering, poor billing and collection procedures as well as illegal water connections represent a loss of...
Over the years, too many great ideas for renewable energy, transportation, water and communications technology projects have died on the vine because managers and promoters could not finance the project preparation phase -...
Category: ICA Products
In June of 2013, ICA Water Finance Expert, Sonja Hoess traveled to Berlin to provide guidance to the Technical Committee (TAC) of the African Ministries Council on Water on the importance of project preparation . ...
July10, 2013 | Tunis “…The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa is thrilled to hear this announcement today … says, ICA Coordinator, Mohamed Hassan. We have always enjoyed a great relationship with our energy colleagues...
In June of 2013, The ICA Secretariat sent a representative to Korea to meet with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to discuss the possibility of Korea joining ICA as a G20 member. ICA had also discussions with the National IT...
Tunis, Tunisa, 2nd July 2013:
More than two-thirds of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is without electricity, and more than 85 percent of those living in rural areas lack access. Today the United States of America announced...
Category: ICA Press Releases
Tunis, Tunisia, 26th June 2013:
The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), with support from the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), the government of Sweden and the government of Finland organised the 3rd Lake Victoria...
Categories: General News, ICA Press Releases
ICA Organizes a Renewable Energy Virtual Working Group > With Assistance from the ICA Secretariat office in Tunisia, ICA members and other African stakeholders have re-launched a Virtual Working Group on African Power...
In May of 2013, ICA Coordinator Mohamed Hassan and ICA Infrastructure Expert, Michael Kane attended the 5th Annual Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V) held in Yokohama, Japan. The ICA team was...
This ICA report provides an overview of power pools in Africa as of end 2010, including the most recent key data and relevant information. The report covers current infrastructure and institutional status in addition to key investment trends.
This report examines the current electricity environment in Nigeria, with a focus on Independent Power Producers (IPPs) - past, present and future.
Categories: Energy, ICA Products
This report analyses the outcomes of independent power projects (IPPs) across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Categories: Energy, ICA Products
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