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December 2018

Knowledge Sharing Workshop on how to make OSBPs Operational as an instrument of trade facilitation in the West and Central Africa regions

December 5, 2018 - December 6, 2018
Accra Accra, Ghana

Background In 2012, the African Union (AU) adopted an action plan for Boosting Intra-African Trade and the establishment of a Continental Free Trade Area, to deepen regional integration. In 2012, the AU also adopted the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) and its Priority Action Plan (PAP) for 2020, which was formulated by the African Union Commission (AUC), the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and…

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Policy Dialogue on Facilitating the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

December 19, 2018 - December 22, 2018
Addis Ababa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Despite the significant progress made in the implementation of the PIDA PAP, there is still an urgent need to continue engaging with all relevant stakeholders to ensure the accelerated delivery of regional and continental infrastructure. Some of the major pre-requisites for the continued success and acceleration of PIDA implementation include harmonisation of regional policies between RECs, coordination of stakeholders, creation of enabling policy and financial environment to facilitate private infrastructure investments, projects preparation to prepare projects for possible private financing…

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April 2019

Transboundary PIDA Water Programme Stakeholder Workshop

April 24 - April 26
InterContinental Hotel, Lusaka, Intercontinental Hotel
Lusaka, Zambia

Background  In 2012, the African Heads of states adopted the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). PIDA is a programme of the African Union (AU) implemented by the planning and coordination Agency of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). The PIDA Priority Action Plan (PIDA PAP) comprises 51 cross-border programmes covering four sectors transport, energy, trans-boundary water resources management and ICT. In November 2017, the NEPAD Agency and the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) with support from…

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May 2019

Mobilizing Domestic Resources and Optimizing Job Creation Potential for Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme

May 28 - May 30
InterContinental Hotel, Lusaka, Intercontinental Hotel
Lusaka, Zambia

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) is working closely with the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) in the preparation of the Batoka Gorge Hydro-Electric Scheme (BGHES) for financing and development. To this end AUDA-NEPAD has been providing support to the ZRA on the use of the AUDA-NEPAD tools for Job Maximisation and Domestic Financial Resource Maximisation for the BGHES, a priority project under the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). The Zambezi River Authority is a bilateral organization owned by…

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November 2019

PIDA Week 2019

November 25 - November 29
Egypt, Cairo, Egypt

Since its inception in 2015 PIDA Week has evolved and grown to become the flagship advocacy and marketing event for the PIDA programme and specifically projects in need of financing. The format of the event provides an opportunity to engage and exchange information on PIDA in particular and infrastructure development in general. Going forward, PIDA Week will take into account the mandate of AUDA-NEPAD, and the need to deliver as one and will thus be positioned to deliver value internally…

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