Date of effectiveness: 2011 to 2013
The aim of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF) programme is to facilitate and accelerate infrastructure reform and development by improving access to technical assistance responsive to the particular issues encountered by the public and private sectors in infrastructure. It seeks to reduce infrastructure constraints to growth in non-oil gross domestic product and employment, and reduced poverty, due to the relaxation of binding infrastructure constraints. NIAF provides technical assistance to enhance the management of infrastructure development at the federal level and in selected states.governments and their public sector agencies to support the financial, legal, and technical advisory services required to prepare and structure transactions. The fund will also offer support for enabling reforms and capacity building that can be linked to potential or current transactions.