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Zimbabwe Investment Roundtable – Mobilizing Public Private Partnerships for Investments in Zimbabwe’s Infrastructure Sectors

March 11, 2019 | News Zimbabwe Investment Roundtable – Mobilizing Public Private Partnerships for Investments in Zimbabwe’s Infrastructure Sectors

The Africa Infrastructure Development Association (“AfIDA” or “the Association”) is an association of project developers and development stakeholders in Africa. The objective of
AfIDA is to enhance the vibrancy of project development (PD) activities in infrastructure, with a view to ensuring that more projects achieve bankability and become available for financing and investment.

Roundtable Objectives

The Government of Zimbabwe has been making efforts to transform the country’s economy and mobilise investments and this roundtable will offer a unique platform for a dialogue on development and investment opportunities across various infrastructure asset classes in Zimbabwe. The Investment roundtable will also address the barriers to entry for investors and discourse the need for a favourable investment climate. The Roundtable, therefore, represents a unique opportunity to raise awareness on new opportunities for fast-tracking the development of projects in Zimbabwe. The Roundtable will contribute to enhancing Zimbabwe’s attractiveness for Foreign Direct Investment, as well as to foster regional cross-border Investments.

Key Participating Stakeholders

  • Central government ministries
  • Local government agencies
  • Investment banks
  • Legal and financial advisory firms
  • Regulators
  • Utilities, etc…

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Kenya Investment Roundtable – Mobilising Private Sector Investments in Kenya’s Infrastructure Sector

| News Kenya Investment Roundtable – Mobilising Private Sector Investments in Kenya’s Infrastructure Sector

The Kenya Country Engagement follows the meeting between H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mr Oliver Andrews, Executive Director and CIO of Africa Finance Corporation, who is also the Chairman of AfIDA, in London. Their discussions called on the need for an AfIDA led investment roundtable to explore investment opportunities in the Transport, Energy and Infrastructure sectors and Kenya’s Big Four.

 

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AfIDA Annual Newsletter 2018 Edition

January 28, 2019 | News AfIDA Annual Newsletter 2018 Edition

AfIDA is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Edition of its Annual Newsletter Publication. To download the newsletter, please visit our publications page and locate the newsletter on the page. Click on the download icon to save the edition to on your device.

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AfIDA to host a panel discussion on Grid-based and distributed strategies to increase access in Africa during the AIX Power and Renewables Exchange

October 26, 2018 | News AfIDA to host a panel discussion on Grid-based and distributed strategies to increase access in Africa during the AIX Power and Renewables Exchange

-AfIDA Thought Leadership Series: Transmission privatisation in Africa has been negligible, and the private sector could play a vital role in financing, building, operating power transmission infrastructure in Africa through the Independent Power Transmission model (IPT).

This AfIDA led session will discuss strategies to strengthen the grid and private sector solutions to help overcome transmission shortfalls.
Including analysis of:

  • Major plans for national grids;
  • Independent Power Transmission model (IPT) model- it has worked for Latin America, why not Africa? Panellists will discuss the World Bank’s recommended 10 steps needed to realise the potential of IPTs in Africa
  • cross-border interconnections – logical solutions dogged by mistrust?
  • the need for tariffs (or equivalent cash-flow) that reflect the cost of upgrading and building new T&D infrastructure.
  • How should existing grid networks, grid extension, grid edge and fully off-grid coexist?

Session:

Grid-based and distributed strategies to increase access

 

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AfIDA to host joint member networking lunch

| News AfIDA to host joint member networking lunch

-AfIDA Thought Leadership Series: Transmission privatisation in Africa has been negligible, and the private sector could play a vital role in financing, building, operating power transmission infrastructure in Africa through the Independent Power Transmission model (IPT).

This AfIDA led session will discuss strategies to strengthen the grid and private sector solutions to help overcome transmission shortfalls.
Including analysis of:

  • Major plans for national grids;
  • Independent Power Transmission model (IPT) model- it has worked for Latin America, why not Africa? Panellists will discuss the World Bank’s recommended 10 steps needed to realise the potential of IPTs in Africa
  • cross-border interconnections – logical solutions dogged by mistrust?
  • the need for tariffs (or equivalent cash-flow) that reflect the cost of upgrading and building new T&D infrastructure.
  • How should existing grid networks, grid extension, grid edge and fully off-grid coexist?

Session:

Networking lunch will be shared with AIX Power & Renewables and Oil and Gas delegates

 

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