Infrastructure News

“AUDA-NEPAD secures $82bn investment commitments to finance infrastructure”

September 18, 2023
African Union Development Agency AUDA-NEPAD says Investment commitments have exceeded the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa Priority Action Plans from the initial target by $14 billion to hit $82 billion as at 2022. Idriss Adoum, Director for Infrastructure, Trade Industrialisation and regional integration at AUDA-NEPAD joins CNBC Africa to unpack the first ten-year implementation report and infrastructure financing strategies.
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A Decade of Transforming Africa’s Infrastructure – The First 10-Year PIDA Implementation Report

September 15, 2023
The primary goal for the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) is to overcome regional connectivity challenges by developing transformative infrastructure across the continent. By fostering enhanced connectivity, PIDA aims to fuel intra-Africa trade, facilitate movement of people, and position Africa as a global player. With reduced business costs and unrestricted flow of capital and talent, PIDA paves the...
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Statement by Mr. HORIUCHI Toshihiko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mission of Japan to the African Union on the 10 Year PIDA Progress Report

August 11, 2023
On the very important occasion of the pre-launch of 10 Year PIDA Progress Report, firstly I would like to express my sincere gratitude to all AUDA-NEPAD team members who devoted their efforts to this pre-launch. While congratulating on the completion of the report, I would like to introduce the Japanese engagement toward PIDA as well as Japan-Africa Partnership through decades-...
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Celebrating a Decade of Infrastructure Transformation in Africa: PIDA Pre-Launch Ceremony Unveils Promising Report

July 20, 2023
The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) jointly hosted a momentous pre-launch ceremony in Nairobi, signifying ten years of remarkable progress in transforming Africa's infrastructure landscape. The event marked the successful completion of the highly anticipated "PIDA First 10-Year Implementation Report" and the visionary "2nd PIDA Priority Action Plan (2021-2030) Projects Prospectus". The ceremony,...
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AUDA-NEPAD and AUC host a meeting with RECs on Africa’s Infrastructure Development

July 20, 2023
Nairobi, Kenya – On the margins of the African Union (AU) Mid-Year Summit, the AU Commission (AUC) and the African Union Development Agency - NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD) successfully organized a coordination meeting with Regional Economic Communities (RECs) to discuss the acceleration of infrastructure development and regional integration in Africa. The meeting, held in Nairobi, Kenya focused on agreeing on joint actions...
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Towards a Harmonised Road Transport Regulatory Framework in Africa: A Continental Workshop for the Harmonisation of Regulatory Frameworks of Road Transport in Africa

April 22, 2023
The Harmonisation of Regulatory Frameworks of Road Transport in Africa is a groundbreaking initiative that seeks to bring together African nations to discuss and implement cohesive and streamlined policies for road transport across the continent. The workshop held at Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg, South Africa, aims to foster economic development, improve road safety, and enhance the overall efficiency of road...
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