NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF)

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19-Feb-2020

EAC hosts the 30th NEPAD-IPPF Oversight Committee in Arusha

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) held its 30th Oversight Committee meeting for the Special Fund at the headquarters of the East African Community, in Arusha, Tanzania. The meeting which took place on the 13th and 14th of February 2020, convened over 30 participants, including donors providing financial support to the NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund, representatives of the African Development Bank, African Union Commission, African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), Regional Economic Communities, Regional Power Pools,...
31-jan-2020

NEPAD - Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF) Special Fund NEPAD-IPPF - Project Appraisal Report

It has been recognised and accepted that development, deployment and utilisation of telecommunications and communications infrastructure is a necessary precondition for sustained economic growth in the continent.
31-jan-2020

NEPAD - Etude de préfaisabilité du projet de modernisation de la ligne de chemin de fer Trans-Maghrébine - Project Appraisal Report

Préparation du projet de modernisation afin de le rendre bancable et faciliter la recherche de financement pour sa mise en oeuvre
31-jan-2020

NEPAD - Assistance à La Communauté Économique des États de L’afrique Centrale (CEEAC) - Project Appraisal Report

Le Secrétariat Général de la CEEAC a soumis à la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD / FPPI-NEPAD), au nom des Gouvernements du Cameroun et de la Guinée Équatoriale, une requête de Don en vue du financement des dépenses afférentes aux activités préparatoires du projet de construction d’un pont sur le fleuve Ntem dans l’axe de la route multinationale Kribi-Campo-Bata reliant le Cameroun et la Guinée Équatoriale. Ce projet revêt une importance capitale pour le développement socioéconomique des deux États et, par extension, de l’Afrique Centrale toute entière en raison, entre autres, des flux...
21-jan-2020

Nepad - Facilite de Preparation des Projets d'Infrastructure du NEPAD (FPPI - NEPAD)

Facilite  de Preparation des Projets d'Infrastructure du NEPAD (FPPI - NEPAD)
17-jan-2020

Multinational - Projet Hydroelectrique RUZIZI IV - PIM

La Communauté Economique des Pays des Grands Lacs (CEPGL), organe principale d’intégration régionale dans la région, à travers L’EGL qui est l’entité responsable de la coopération énergétique tripartite au sein de l'institution a soumis à la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD/ FPPINEPAD) une requête de Don en vue du financement partiel des dépenses afférentes aux activités préparatoires à la mise en œuvre du projet de construction de la centrale hydroélectrique de Ruzizi IV (287 MW). La réalisation de ce projet hydroélectrique Ruzizi IV contribuera au développement socioéconomique des...
12-déc-2019

African Development Bank validates regional power acceleration programme, to boost bankability of regional power projects

The African Development Bank has validated a study report on enhancing regional and sub-regional power projects to enhance energy access and integration across the continent. The report, entitled ‘Regional and sub-Regional Power Project Acceleration Programme,’was validated at a three-day workshop organised in collaboration with the Africa Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) on the sidelines of the 2019 Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week. This year’s PIDA theme was: “Positioning Africa to deliver on Agenda 2063 and economic integration...
05-juil-2019

African Union Commission calls for further financial input for the NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund

Addis Ababa, 05 July 2019 – The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has ended with calls for increased investments to accelerate the closure of Africa’s infrastructure gap. The meeting, held on 28 June 2019, was hosted by the AUC and chaired by KfW Development Bank (Germany). Topics discussed included the NEPAD-IPPF Independent Review report, the introduction of reimbursable grants as part...
04-mar-2019

Sao Tomé & Principe : Don NEPAD-IPPF de 2 millions de dollars par la Banque africaine de développement pour la préparation et la structuration du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde

Le gouvernement de São Tomé & Príncipe  et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé, le vendredi 1er mars 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’un accord de don de 2 millions de dollars USD, pour cofinancer les dépenses liées aux activités préparatoires du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde à Fernão Dias dans le nord du pays.  Ce financement a été mobilisé par la Banque, dans le cadre des ressources de la Facilit...
14-nov-2018

Donors commend NEPAD-IPPF’s operational performances

The 28th NEPAD-Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Oversight Committee Meeting held at Sandton Sun Hotel, Sandton City, Johannesburg, South Africa on 5th November 2018, has commended the operational performances of the Facility. The meeting Chaired by Michael Andres Committee Chairman & Senior Project Manager at  KfW Development Bank, brought together key players within the infrastructure sectors on the continent along with donor representatives who support the Special Fund. These included the Bank’s Vice-president, Private Sector, Infrastructure...
13-avr-2018

Workshop on new business opportunities in West Africa’s evolving energy sector

On April 13, 2018, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is organising a regional workshop to present the findings from the Pre-feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a Changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa. The workshop will take place at the African Development Bank Group headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The regional workshop and the study are part of a larger project, which seek to develop a pipeline of investment-ready, women-owned energy businesses across the West African region...
09-Feb-2018

Le NEPAD-IPPF soutient les pays africains dans le renforcement des infrastructures régionales : huit subventions d’une valeur totale de 14,83 millions de dollars EU accordées en 2016

Le Mécanisme de financement de la préparation des projets d’infrastructure du Nouveau partenariat pour le développement de l’Afrique (NEPAD-IPPF) a poursuivi son assistance aux pays africains, en renforçant les infrastructures de connectivité régionales, en fournissant des subventions pour la préparation et le développement de projets d’infrastructures régionales transfrontalières complexes. Les domaines couverts par ces subventions concernent l’énergie, les transports, les TIC ainsi que l’énergie hydraulique transfrontalière. Cette aide contribue directement aux efforts d’intégration et d’...
24-juil-2017

NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility proposes regional information hub to stimulate investment in Africa

The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) has advocated the establishment of a regional information hub to advertise bankable projects in Africa. NEPAD-IPPF proposes that each country should have a window linked to the centralized hub as part of an overall objective to unlock bankable investment opportunities in Africa. “It would be both a ‘project hub’ and a ‘help desk’ - a centralized IT platform for bankable projects which potential investors can access. Such a hub could be housed by the AfDB to ensure credibility and confidence by both project...
23-mai-2017

US$ 829 Million Support from AfDB, Partners for Songwe River Basin Program

Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to work together for the development of the Songwe River Basin Program (SRBDP). This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between both parties at a ceremony held in Lilongwe, on May 18, 2017. Prepared with the support of the African Water Facility and the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility(IPPF), both hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), this program is expected to generate economic, social, environmental, and livelihood benefits for the people of the Songwe Basin. It will also enhance food and energy...
03-mar-2017

NEPAD-IPPF approves US $3.88 million in grants to DRC, Mozambique and Zambia for power interconnector projects

The NEPAD-IPPF (Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility) has approved US $3.88 million in grants to the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique and Zambia to finance completion of regional projects preparations. The two Regional Interconnectors – Kolwezi (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Solwezi (Zambia) – received US $1.98 million and Zambia-Mozambique US $1.9 million, excluding US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) co-financing worth US $0.8 million. The NEPAD-IPPF grants are to help fund full feasibility studies, including detailed design and...
14-Feb-2017

The AWF and NEPAD-IPPF Foster Climate Resilient Water Resources Development in Southern Africa

The African Water Facility (AWF) and NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) signed on January 31, 2017 in Pretoria, South Africa, a letter of agreement with the Orange Senqu River Basin Commission (ORASECOM) to launch the Climate Resilient Water Resources Investment Strategy and Multipurpose Project Preparation for the Orange-Senqu River Basin, shared by Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa. The co-financed project, amounting to about €3.5 million, includes contributions from AWF of about €2 million and $1.2 million from NEPAD-IPPF. The main...
25-sep-2015

Cooperating partners call for strengthened and strategic collaboration in the preparation of NEPAD infrastructure projects

Cooperating partners who provide financial support to the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) have called for enhanced partnerships in strengthening the capacity of NEPAD-IPPF to increase the Facility’s scope to prepare infrastructure projects for financing and implementation. This was at the Special Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the NEPAD-IPPF on Wednesday, September 16 in Abidjan. Edmond Wega from Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFATD) who is the...
20-nov-2014

ÉNERGIE : une nouvelle étude de la BAD dresse un état des lieux pour l’Afrique subsaharienne

Tout juste parue, l’étude intitulée Diagnostic et évaluation des besoins en renforcement de capacités dans le secteur de l'énergie  est une publication en 2 tomes du Département du NEPAD, de l’intégration régionale et du commerce (ONRI) de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD). L’Afrique est fort mal lotie en matière de desserte en énergie. Ce nouveau rapport dresse un état ds lieux de l’ensemble des difficultés qui plombent le secteur et entravent les échanges entre les quatre pools énergétiques de l’Afrique subsaharienne (Afrique centrale, de l'Est, australe et de l'...
29-jan-2014

BAD / CUA : 8,6 millions $ pour accélérer l’exécution des projets d’infrastructures régionaux

La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA) ont signé, ce 29 janvier 2014, un nouvel accord de subvention, Le projet ainsi subventionné permettra de renforcer, via les différentes Communautés économiques régionales africaines (Communauté des États sahélo-sahariens, Marché commun de l’Afrique de l’Est et de l’Afrique australe, Communauté de l’Afrique de l’Est, Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique centrale, Communauté économique des États de l’Afrique de l’Ouest, Autorité intergouvernementale pour le développement, Communauté de développement...
19-avr-2013

Structured Finance - Conditions for Infrastructure Project Bonds in African Markets

Investment in infrastructure is vital for sustained economic growth in Africa. Energy, transport, water and information technology services remain well below international standard on the continent, and this creates serious bottlenecks for African economies trying to achieve the transformational rates of growth that have been witnessed in other emerging markets. The need is particularly stark in the light of rising populations, and rapid urbanization.