Actualités sur les infrastructures

Why the U.S. Export-Import Bank can't be the financing cornerstone of Power Africa

20/09/2013

Devex Newswire

Power lines in South Africa. The U.S. Export-Import Bank cannot be the financing cornerstone U.S. President Barack Obama's Power Africa initiative. Photo by: Gavin Fordham / CC BY-NC

EDITOR’S NOTE: The U.S....

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

South Africa: Reorganising Power - Telling Meaningful Black Stories in the Public Square

18/09/2013

Pambazuka News

Black stories are in the form of service delivery protests, which are characterized by angry mobs stealing electricity, invading lands and tossing poo. Such stories don't engage Black politics in any meaningful...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Financing Africa: Moving Beyond Foreign Aid to Issuing Eurobonds

17/09/2013

Brookings

Most sub-Saharan African countries have long had to rely on foreign assistance or loans from international financial institutions to supply part of their foreign currency needs. But now, for the first time, many of...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Sans recherche, pas de révolution verte en Afrique

17/09/2013

AFP

Le manque de crédits à la recherche agronomique en Afrique constitue l'une des entraves à l'avènement d'une «évolution verte » qui permettrait au continent de sortir 250 millions d'Africains de l'insécurité alimentaire,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Un plan de développement pour la Somalie

17/09/2013

BBC Afrique

L'Union européenne (Ue) accueille lundi une conférence à Bruxelles sur un nouveau plan de développement pour la Somalie.

Le processus du nouveau plan de développement, qui a été approuvé lors d'une conférence sur...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Tanzania: Public-Private Partnership Stressed for Africa's Green Revolution

12/09/2013

Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

The African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) has warned that a Green Revolution cannot materialise in Africa without concerted effort to secure financing for agricultural production.
 


The...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa's Economic Progress

12/09/2013

The New York Times

A Sept. 3 column by Joe Nocera tries to contrast my views with those of Jeffrey D. Sachs ("Fighting Poverty, and Critics"), but I take issue with Mr. Nocera's characterization of the conclusions of...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa: Resilience, Flexibility Key to African Climate Adaptation - Researchers

10/09/2013

AlertNet



How climate change may affect farmers and food security in southern Africa depends on a range of crop, climate and economic models, which have been brought together in a new book designed to help policymakers...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Mozambique: Government Looking for Funding for Mapai Dam

03/09/2013

All Africa

Maputo - Mozambican President Armando Guebuza pledged on Saturday that the government will continue to seek funding for a dam at Mapai, in the southern province of Gaza, that will help control the flow of the Limpopo...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales, Eau

Sadc pair sign one-stop-shop border accord

29/08/2013

Business Day Live

VICTORIA FALLS - Zimbabwe and Zambia have signed a bilateral agreement that paves the way for the creation of a second one-stop-shop border post between the two countries at the Victoria Falls border post. A...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa: Where Aid Work and the Private Sector Meet

29/08/2013

All Africa

Nairobi - The private sector has long been a participant in global humanitarian work, providing cash and material donations. But private enterprises are increasingly becoming directly involved in relief work,...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Poor infrastructure slowing investment

27/08/2013

The Sunday Mail

In their numbers, they moved in and filled yawning vast tracts of lands previously controlled by a few former white farmers. On that land, they are doing well and production is on the rise. As a result of the...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Africa50 Fund open by year-end

27/08/2013

The Sunday Mail

A NEW fund to accelerate the building of infrastructure across Africa and reduce a current annual funding gap estimated at US$45 billion should be open for business by the end of this year, the president of the...

Catégories: Energie, Transport, Eau, Infrastructures générales

Investors take note of Africa-specific funds

19/08/2013

Business Day

The pessimists who called Africa "hopeless" could not have been more wrong. The biggest fund on the continent said last week while it still needed to think laterally to find opportunities due to the fairly...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Gambia: Developing Irrigation for Enhanced Agricultural Production in Gambia

14/08/2013

The Daily Observer (Banjul)

The Gambia's anti-hunger campaign recently got a major boost following a renewed commitment by the number one farmer, the president of the Republic, His Excellency Sheikh Professor Dr. Yahya Jammeh...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Tanzania has better mobile reception than Henley. So is it time to invest in Africa?

14/08/2013

The Telegraph.co.uk

Infrastructure is improving, violence is in decline, the demographics are excellent. Fund manager Caroline Shaw looks at the case for investing in Africa.

Britain's mobile phone signals are often patchy. I...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Why Regional Integration Is Essential To Africa

05/08/2013

Ventures Africa

Africa's growing economy can accommodate partnerships with developed and emerging economies. Yes, this is true. So many reports get published stating what this leader or that leader emphasises or says about...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

En RDC, le plus ancien parc naturel d'Afrique menacé par l'exploitation pétrolière

05/08/2013

Le Monde.fr

C'est le plus ancien parc naturel d'Afrique, celui qui recèle, aussi, la plus grande biodiversité : le parc national des Virunga, situé dans le nord-est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), est ...

Catégories: Energie, Infrastructures générales

Billions committed to Africa

01/08/2013


I-Net Bridge

The World Bank Group committed a record US$14.7 billion in fiscal year 2013 (July 2012 to June 2013) to support economic growth and better development prospects in Africa despite uncertain economic conditions in...

Catégories: Infrastructures générales

Hello Africa? Investors Are Calling

29/07/2013

The Wall Street Journal

The $1 billion financing for African mobile telecommunications infrastructure developer IHS Towers is yet another sign that global investors are warming up to investing on the continent again.

The...

Catégories: TIC, Infrastructures générales

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