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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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.
“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 »