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ICA annual meeting urges Africa to adopt emerging digital and green technologies to boost economic growth, achieve SDGs


Participants at the annual meeting of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) agreed that sustainable and efficient infrastructure, using emerging digital and green technologies, is the best way to accelerate economic growth across the continent.

Categories: Energy, ICT, Transport, Water, ICA Meetings, General News

New technologies give Africa best opportunity to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals


Africa could achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals by adopting new and emerging technologies, materials and processes which would help accelerate economic growth, according to a new report prepared for the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa.

Categories: ICA Meetings, ICA Products, General News, Energy, ICT, Transport, Water

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 discussions with Korea – Strengthening the ICT Platform


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...

Category: ICT

ICA now offers five Youtube playlists featuring videos on African Infrastructure


Youtube channel with five playlists featuring African Infrastructure news (on Energy, Transport, Water, ICT and General Infrastructure) from African and international sources.

Categories: ICT, Water, General News, Energy, Transport

Attracting Investors to African infrastructure projects - a new guide


As growth and development in Africa increase rapidly, investment in infrastructure projects will often be best accomplished through public-private partnership.

Categories: Transport, ICT, ICA Products, Energy, Water

Financial Products User Guide


A user-guide to donor debt and equity financing for infrastructure has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICT, Energy, ICA Products, Transport, Water

Review of Risk Mitigation Instruments published


Risk mitigation instruments can help mobilise commercial debt and private equity when governments or local infrastructure entities lack the creditworthiness or track record to attract finance on their own.

Categories: ICT, Transport, Water, Energy, ICA Products

User guide to project preparation now available


A guide to infrastructure project preparation facilities in Africa has been produced by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), and funded by a grant from the Private-Public Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF).

Categories: ICA Products, ICT, Energy, Water, Transport

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