2017 PIDA Week

Regional Infrastructure Development for Job Creation and Economic Transformation”

10 – 14 December  2017
The Dome, 5371 Welwitschia Street Swakopmund, Namibia

Press Releases

Media breakfast kicks-off 2017 PIDA Week

December 13, 2017
The African Union Commission (AUC), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) on Monday hosted a media breakfast to kick-start the 2017 PIDA Week in Swakopmund, Namibia providing journalists a rare opportunity to engage the principals of these institutions about infrastructure development in Africa. (more…)
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NEPAD Agency signs Aide-memoire with Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation

December 13, 2017
The NEPAD Agency’s Regional Integration and Infrastructure and Trade Programme has signed an aide-memoire with the Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation (SIF). The signing ceremony which took place on 12th December 2017, took place on the sidelines of the third PIDA Week currently convened in Swakopmund, Namibia. (more…)
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2017 PIDA Week ends with calls on Africa to fast-track delivery of infrastructure projects

December 13, 2017
The 2017 PIDA Week ended in Swakopmund, Namibia, Wednesday with delegates calling on Member States to commit themselves to the development of Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) projects on the ground and to renew their focus to infrastructure development in rural and remote areas, among other things. (more…)
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PIDA Week: Improving Project Bankability Key to Bridging Africa’s Infrastructure Gap

December 12, 2017
Preparing a pipeline of bankable sustainable infrastructure projects is vital, participants of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week heard as it opened on Monday in Swakapomund, Namibia. (more…)
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Projects Top Agenda at Second Day of PIDA Week

December 12, 2017
PIDA Week entered its second day today in Swakopmund, Namibia showcasing five Programme for Infrastructure Development (PIDA) projects as facilitators for job creation in the continent. (more…)
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Open Skies deemed a necessity for African continent

December 11, 2017
The Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) an African agenda 2063-flagship project to be launched alongside the summit is expected to stimulate massive air traffic growth. It is time to start planning the requested aviation infrastructure under the PIDA-PAP framework. (more…)
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