Fin de la Semaine du PIDA : intégrer la dimension emploi dans tous les projets d’infrastructures

Les représentants de l’Union Africaine (UA), de l’Agence du NEPAD et de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) ont réaffirmé leur engagement à veiller à ce que les opportunités d’emploi soient incluses dans la conception des projets d’infrastructure, en vue de créer une croissance inclusive et un développement durable en Afrique./strong> La promesse a été faite jeudi 24 novembre 2016, ...

NEPAD-IPPF, a critical instrument to bridge Africa’s infrastructure financing gap

Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki of the Republic of Niger is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency, head-quartered in Midrand, South Africa. Today, I would like to talk to you about NEPAD-IPPF (NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility), which is an extremely important organ for African development, as it helps building ...

PIDA Week 2016 opens with calls for accelerated job creation through infrastructure development…

Africa has to provide employment opportunities for its youth if it is to harness their potential and contribute to the desired economic growth outlined in the vision of Agenda 2063. The call was made by officials from the African Union (AU), the NEPAD Agency and the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the opening of the second annual Programme for Infrastructure ...

AfDB approves US $3.04-million grant for road and bridge construction feasibility studies in Central Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Monday, November 1, 2016, approved a US $3.04-million grant to assist the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) to undertake studies for the Kribi-Campo-Baba Multinational Road and Bridge linking Cameroon to Equatorial Guinea. The grant, funded through the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), a multi-donor Special Fund administered by the AfDB, will ...

NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility urges Canadian businesses to seize investment opportunities in Africa

Canadian businesses attending a Business Opportunities Seminar with International Finance Institutions (IFI) held in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver from October 18 to 21 have been urged to compete for AfDB-funded projects and tap into the immense business opportunities available in Africa. The Business Opportunities Seminar is an event aimed at companies, institutions and individual consultants interested in working on ...