CONTACT US

  eaif@ninetyone.com

  

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund is managed by Ninety One. EAIF is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group, which is a multi-donor organisation with members from seven countries and the World Bank Group.

What we've achieved

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Total investment of US$20.082 billion
22,325 permanent jobs created
26,065 short-term jobs created
75 completed projects
Benefitting 141.5 million people
Private sector commitment in 2018 of US$1.218 billion
  • Contributing to political and economic stability
  • Helping eliminate poverty
  • Mobilising private sector capital
  • Stimulating economic progress
  • Attracting foreign direct investment
  • Encouraging small business creation
  • Supporting enterprising owners and managers
  • Creating lasting jobs
  • Building the essentials of sustainable progress

Cameroon gets 420MW clean, green renewable energy boost

Cameroon
Cameroon
Overall: €1.26 billion
EAIF: €50 million

Energy without borders – clean, renewable energy for Uganda and Tanzania

Tanzania
Tanzania
Uganda
Uganda
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
EAIF: USD 27 million

EAIF backs second Nigeria plant for Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals

Nigeria
Nigeria
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Overall: USD 1.1 billion
EAIF: USD 35 million

Sectors we work in

Affordable Housing
Affordable Housing
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Energy Generation, Transmission & Supply
Telecoms & Digital
Telecoms & Digital
Water & Waste Services
Water & Waste Services
Infrastructure Components & Equipment
Infrastructure Components & Equipment
Gas Transport, Storage & Supply
Gas Transport, Storage & Supply
Transport
Transport
Agribusiness
Agribusiness
Mining
Mining

Applying for project support

If you are looking for debt finance for an infrastructure project in sub-Saharan Africa please talk to us.

EAIF mainly supports private sector infrastructure projects to create new or expand existing facilities. We welcome enquiries from companies in Africa and worldwide that want to grow their businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and share our commitment to the continent and its peoples. Enquiries are also welcome from  financial advisers and specialist consultants.

Latest news

EAIF issues advisor tender for project in Kenya

EAIF will be appointing an independent technical advisor to act as Lender Technical Advisor for the appraisal and due diligence of the Homa Bay Biogas One Project. The Project is the first of a series of biogas plants, with a total feed-in generation capacity of 35 MW, using water hyacinth from Lake Victoria and sugar… Read more »

Liquid Telecom: Bond market better for growing operations

On 22nd March, reporter Mudiwa Gavaza of Business Day newspaper wrote about the investment plans of Liquid Telecommunications, which recently had a successful bond issue supported by PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund. Read the full story.

First green energy project in Burkina Faso for EAIF

EAIF lends €29 million to support the construction of 30MW solar plant to supply the national grid, marking the 20th clean energy project for EAIF.

Our funders

 

EAIF is funded by the governments of the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden. It raises its debt capital from public and private sources, including Allianz, the global insurance and financial services company; Standard Chartered Bank; the African Development Bank; the German development finance institution, KFW, and FMO, the Dutch development bank.

International Women’s Day: Choose to Challenge Gender Bias and Inequalities

By Wendy Mlotshwa Wendy Mlotshwa MSc BSc is an Environmental, Social and Governance analyst at the Cape Town offices of Ninety One, the managers of the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF). In this article she looks at how PIDG and EAIF promote female empowerment in numerous aspects of infrastructure finance, construction and operation. Gender inequality… Read more »