top story African infrastructure project developersí challenges raised during the African Development Bank Meetings in Lusaka

Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment and communications group, today announced that Africa investor, through its Ai African Infrastructure Project Developers Network, set out African infrastructure project developer issues at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings. Speaking during the AfDB meetings, Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairman of Africa investor, took forward the key recommendations that emanated from the recent Ai African CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit, held in association with IFC InfraVentures in Johannesburg, which convened over 200 of the continentís most prominent and active project developers and developer financiers. Danso called on Africaís leaders, lenders and development partners to collaborate with the Network to better understand the private sector project development ecosystem and investment criteria, and assist with resolving operational and industry challenges to unlock more early stage private investment into critical African projects, especially energy and renewables projects. Sharing the priority outcomes from the CEO-level African infrastructure projects developers consultation in Johannesburg, Danso called on public sector leaders and development partners to view project development capital as an official class that needs to be accounted for, have rules and standards, and which needs to be protected in negotiations with lenders and governments. Click through for more


Uche Orji
CEO of the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority, speaks at the Ai Investment Summit
Bob Diamond
Co-Founder, Atlas Mara, speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Mahama
of Ghana speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit
President Museveni
of Uganda speaks at the Ai CEO Institutional Investment Summit