Infrastructure News

The PIDA Job Creation Toolkit: #changingpeoplelives

July 18, 2018
The NEPAD Agency with support from the German Government through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Global Clearinghouse for Development Finance (GlobalDF) developed the PIDA Job Creation Toolkit to estimate the labour market effects of PIDA cross-border infrastructure projects. The Toolkit is a first of its kind online estimation tool that can be utilised by project owners...
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NEPAD Agency holds the first PIDA water workshop

July 12, 2018
One of the outcomes of the 3rd Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week was for the NEPAD Agency to lead on accelerating PIDA projects, with specific emphasis on the PIDA sectors of power transmission, aviation and water. The limited progress reported on moving PIDA water projects from conception to implementation was in part attributed to challenges in developing...
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Infrastructure experts discuss support for the PIDA Capacity Building Project

July 11, 2018
The NEPAD Agency Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme convened on 10-11 July 2018 in Gaborone, Botswana, a Reference Group Meeting on the Support to PIDA with specific focus on the PIDA Capacity Building Project (PIDA CAP) Phase Two. The meeting held in Gaborone, Botswana brought together Regional Economic Communities Infrastructure experts, Development Partners, Infrastructure Project experts and PIDA lead...
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Focus on project financing as PPP workshop series continues

July 6, 2018
The NEPAD Agency continues with the second round of the PIDA Executive workshop on Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the Rwandese capital, Kigali. The workshop, which was held from 2 to 6 July 2018, is a collaborative effort between the NEPAD Agency, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). It  focused on strengthening the...
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Africa’s infrastructure deficit and risk mitigation

June 27, 2018
According to the AfDB’s African Economic Outlook 2018, the annual infrastructure deficit in Africa is currently estimated at $108 billion. With committed leadership, political will and private sector actively involved in infrastructure development, this gap can be closed. It is with this approach at the core of its mandate, that the NEPAD Agency Regional Integration, Infrastructure and Trade Programme convened...
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Africa’s biggest rail conference and exhibition

June 14, 2018
NEPAD Agency participated in the Africa Rail 2018 Conference from 12-14 June. The event, dubbed Africa’s largest Rail Conference and Exhibition, brought together Railway Operators, end-users, Governments and Transport Industry stakeholders Speaking post the conference, NEPAD Agency’s Advisor on the Continental High Speed Rail, Louis Napo Gnagbe highlighted that railway sector experts had during the conference, expressed interest in collaborating...
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