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African Financial Services Industry Conference (AFSIC) hears EAIF’s Emilio Cattaneo say changes needed if Africa is to grow its energy infrastructure stock.
Emilio Cattaneo, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund’s Executive Director, participated in a day-long professional management day organised by the Global Infrastructure Hub on 15th April.
IJGlobal, the specialist global infrastructure market intelligence organisation, has awarded projects supported by PIDG company, the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF), three prizes at its 2019 awards event.
World Water Day sees construction on track at multi-award-winning Rwandan bulk water public private partnership
The Water and Sanitation Corporation of Rwanda (WASAC) is the body primarily responsible for delivering the Rwandan government’s aim of 100% water availability. Fundamental to that ambition is the Kigali Bulk Water Supply Project (KBW), one of the first public/private partnership water supply and treatment projects to be undertaken in sub-Saharan Africa.
PIDG company The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund awarded IJGlobal’s African Fundraising Deal of the Year
IJGlobal, the specialist global infrastructure market intelligence organisation, has awarded PIDG company The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) its 2019 prize for African Fundraising Deal of the Year.
PIDG company, The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund lends US$27 million to hydro power project on the border of Uganda and Tanzania
Two EAIF supported projects win awards from PFI Thomson Reuters, one of the world’s leading infrastructure finance and market intelligence publications
Today, the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG) launched its Five-Year Strategic Plan.
The case study here of EAIF, was written by Convergence, a membership organisation focussed on “blended finance;” where public-private partnerships enable the financing of infrastructure and other strategic projects in developing economies. You can read the full case study here – Convergence EAIF Case Study 2018. To learn more about Convergence please visit. https://www.convergence.finance/about. EAIF is grateful to Convergence for permission… Read more »
EAIF Executive Director leads session at PF4SDG on attracting commercial finance to large-scale water projects.
LONDON – Financial close of the €1.26 billion Nachtigal hydro power plant to be built in Cameroon was achieved on 24th December 2018. The total debt package of the project is €916 million.
EAIF is part of The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd (PIDG). PIDG is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands (DGIS) has committed further funding of $100m for the four-year period, 2018 to 2022.
Cameroon gets 420MW clean, green renewable energy boost as PIDG company Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund lends €50 million to €1.26 billion Nachtigal hydro power plant.
In late October 2018, the Albatros Energy Mali thermal power station opened for business. It adds 25% to Mali’s base load electricity availability.