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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$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

PIDG company, Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund, lending €25 million to Côte d’Ivoire clean energy hydro-electricity project

The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), a Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) company, is lending €25 million over 18 years to Ivoire Hydro Energy (IHE) which will build a 44MW hydro electricity generation plant on the Bandama River near the village of Singrobo in Côte d’Ivoire. Financial close is expected in late Q3 2021. The… Read more »

Request for proposal for the EAIF Environmental Social Performance Report

Ninety One requires the service of an independent environmental social consultant to draft the Annual Environmental and Social Performance Report (the “performance report”) for the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (“EAIF”). The Request For Proposal  details the scope of work. Proposals shall be submitted no later than 16 July 2021.

Mozambique solar plant ground-breaking event marks 22nd renewable energy project for EAIF

On 14th June, Mozambique’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Dr Ernesto Max Tonela, was the official guest at a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of work on a new 15MW solar electricity plant in the Tetereane District of the city of Cuamba. Financial close is expected shortly, when the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG)… 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 »