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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$23,526.2 million
23,704 permanent jobs created
34,650 short-term jobs created
84 completed projects
Benefitting 147.7 million people
Private sector commitment in 2020 of US$1.279 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

Invitation to Tender – EAIF Communications Adviser

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) is a public private partnership that is at the forefront of debt financing in the infrastructure project sector in Africa and a leading player in the drive for sustainable development impact in African infrastructure construction and operations. EAIF is a member of the Private Infrastructure Development Group. Established by… Read more »

Pioneering Djermaya Solar project attracts new lenders to Chad

Paris, France: InfraCo Africa, part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) is pleased to announce the participation of its sister PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) alongside the African Development Bank (AfDB), and Proparco as senior lenders to the 34MW Djermaya Solar project in Chad (also including a 4MWh battery system). AfDB… Read more »

COP26 Aims to Tackle Infrastructure Financing in Emerging Economies

On the eve of COP26, Africa Global Funds publishes a thoughtful and well- informed article by Martijn Proos and Mariana Graca of Ninety One.  The authors discuss the COP agenda for raising infrastructure finance in emerging economies. They also look at the strengths and benefits of the EAIF/PIDG model of infrastructure finance. Click here to… Read more »

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.

Biomass financing by EAIF to deliver 46MW renewable energy plant in Cote D’Ivoire

“EAIF rapidly moving towards green energy loan portfolio of 1000MW” The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund – a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company – announced on 10th June that it is lending €30 million to support the construction of a new €232 million, 46MW, biomass power station in Cote D’Ivoire. Located at Ayebo, 100km east… Read more »