Africa50 focuses on medium to large scale infrastructure projects that have a significant development impact while offering an appropriate return to investors.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) have set up a joint technical assistance Program to improve the preparation and implementation of infrastructure projects.
Created in 2007 by the European Commission and European Union Member States, the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) was the first EU “blending instrument” with the objective of promoting infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa with a regional impact.
The Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) is a multi-donor thematic trust fund that provides grant funding for technical assistance and capacity building to support implementation of the Bank’s Private Sector Development Strategy.
InfraCo Africa seeks to alleviate poverty by mobilising investment into sub-Saharan infrastructure projects.
NEPAD-IPPF is a multi-donor Special Fund hosted by the AfDB, which supports African countries to prepare regional infrastructure projects in energy, transport, ICT and transboundary water.
The Africa Infrastructure Program (AIP) provides capacity building and late-stage transactional services on clean and conventional energy projects to regional economic communities, host country governments, and private project developers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Japan Policy and Human Resources Development (PHRD) Fund was established in 1990 as a partnership between the Government of Japan (GOJ) and the World Bank.
The DBSA Project Preparation Fund supports infrastructure projects through funding the preparation of projects that fall short of the needs of both the public and private sector, as in most cases sponsors do not have funding available to prepare projects to investment stage.
The ECOWAS infrastructure Projects Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) is definitively established in Lomé, Togo in October 2014.
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Project Preparation and Development Facility (PPDF) aims to assist SADC to address the implementation of the SADC Regional Infrastructure Development Master Plan (RIDMP).
ElectriFI is an impact investment facility, investing in early stage private companies and projects, focusing on new/improved electricity connections as well as on generation capacity from sustainable energy sources in emerging markets.
The objective of the SUNREF (Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance) initiative developed by Agence Française de Développement (AFD) is to support financial institutions and their clients.
The Energy and Environment Partnership covering Southern and East Africa (EEP Africa) is a multi-donor fund providing early stage grant and catalytic financing to innovative clean energy projects, technologies and business models.
ACEF is an innovative financing program developed by the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is a multilateral, public-private partnership initiated by the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) in cooperation with the UNFCCC Expert Group on Technology Transfer.
The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is a multi-donor trust fund administered by the African Development Bank.
The African Renewable Energy Fund (AREF), a dedicated renewable energy fund focused on sub-Saharan Africa closed with USD100 million of committed capital to support small to medium scale independent power producers (IPPs).
SCAF’s vision is to increase the availability of investment for early stage development of low-carbon projects in developing countries, contributing to low-carbon sustainable development, economic growth, poverty reduction and climate change mitigation.
The African Water Facility (AWF) provides grants and expert technical assistance to implement innovative water projects and raise investment for water projects throughout Africa.