ICA News - Categories: General News

Atlas of Africa Energy Resources presented to African power utilities


The Atlas of Africa Energy Resources was presented to the members of the Association of Power Utilities in Africa (APUA) at their 19th Congress, which took place in Livingston, Zambia, last week.

Categories: Energy, General News

Revised One Stop Border Post Sourcebook available to download


The revised edition of the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) Sourcebook is now available to download from the website of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Categories: General News

ICA Secretariat and African Union Commission discuss next ICA Annual Meeting


The Secretariat of the ICA and representatives from the African Union Commission (AUC) met in Addis Ababa last week to discuss preparations for the next ICA Annual Meeting.

Categories: General News, ICA Meetings

ICA presents Africa power pools report to World Hydropower Congress


The recent report on the status of Africa’s regional power pools was presented by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa to participants at the recent World Hydropower Congress, held in Addis Ababa.

Categories: Energy, General News, Water

New Atlas shows energy potential of Africa and opportunities for investment to meet Africa’s energy needs


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

New report details progress made by power pools in Africa, and challenges ahead


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

‘Journal of Africa’ publishes ICA paper on infrastructure financing trends and the implications for Japan


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.

Categories: General News

Addis Ababa and Accra workshops to identify urban transport development opportunities


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

PPFN to partner Africa Investor at infrastructure summit


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

Building quality infrastructure promotes sustainable economic development


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%


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

ICA Annual Meeting to discuss how Africa can improve quality of its infrastructure


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

ICA shares findings of transport sector studies and investment opportunities with AfDB stakeholders


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


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


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


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

ICA sponsors Africa Water Week


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

ICA jointly organises Nile Equatorial Lakes investment projects conference


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

ICA support for successful PIDACC donors’ meeting


The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) provided important financial support to the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), helping to ensure the success of the recent PIDACC donors’ roundtable.

Categories: General News, Water

Experts meet to discuss financing renewable energy in Africa


Over 150 private and public sector players took part in a lively discussion about how best to accelerate financing for renewable energy development in Africa, at a recent meeting organised by the ICA.

Categories: Energy, ICA Meetings, General News

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