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African Open Skies Assessment Underway

30/10/2013

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...

Categories: Transport

ICA Organizes Workshop on Reducing Water Losses

30/10/2013

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...

Categories: Water

ICA Hosts a Lively Meeting at Stockholm World Water Week 

30/10/2013

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...

Categories: Water

ICA and Africa Law Support Facility co-organizing a training workshop on Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)

30/10/2013

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...

Categories: Energy

Call for expression of interest

10/10/2013

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...

ICA works on Non-Revenue Water – Discussion at up-coming Stockholm World Water Week

21/08/2013

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...

FUND FINDER– Helping to Finance Project Preparation

30/07/2013

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 -...

Categories: ICA Products

ICA provides guidance to AMCOW on project preparation

14/07/2013

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 . ...

Categories: Water

Multi-Billion Dollar Commitment from the United States to Improve Access to Power in Africa. POWER AFRICA - A Landmark Initiative.

Multi-Billion Dollar Commitment from the United States to Improve Access to Power in Africa. POWER AFRICA - A Landmark Initiative.

09/07/2013

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...

Categories: Energy

ICA discussions with Korea – Strengthening the ICT Platform

03/07/2013

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...

Categories: ICT

President Obama Announces a Multi- Billion Dollar Commitment from the United States to Improve Access to Power in Africa.

02/07/2013

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...

Categories: ICA Press Releases

Lake Victoria Basin Commission Projects - Donor commitments are solid

02/07/2013

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

02/06/2013

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...

Categories: Water

ICA at TICAD V

02/06/2013

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...

Categories: Transport

ICA Report "REGIONAL POWER STATUS IN AFRICAN POWER POOLS"

18/07/2012

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.

ICA Report: "LIGHT INSIDE: THE EXPERIENCE OF INDEPENDENT POWER PRODUCERS IN NIGERIA"

18/07/2012

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

ICA Report: "WHEN THE POWER COMES: AN ANALYSIS OF IPPS IN AFRICA"

18/07/2012

This report analyses the outcomes of independent power projects (IPPs) across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Energy, ICA Products

Executive Summary of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

15/06/2012

This Executive Note consolidates PIDA outcomes and summarizes what Africa needs to do to capitalize on its momentum and reach its potential — act boldly by investing in its regional infrastructure.

Categories: General News

Study to assess the potential for enhanced private participation in the maritime and air transport sectors in Africa

22/05/2012

The members of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) seek to facilitate sustainable investment in infrastructure development from both public and private sources. This study has been procured to assess the potential for...

Categories: ICA Products, Transport

ICA Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa

22/04/2012

Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) have been appointed by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) to undertake an Assessment of Project Preparation Facilities for Africa.

Categories: ICA Press Releases, General News

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