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Africa 50


Period
2012 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
African Development Bank

African partners
Pan-African organisation, Government

Names of African partners involved

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
First round subscriptions from: Governments of Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, The Gambia, Togo and the AfDB

Geographical scope
Continental

Countries where active
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde Islands, Central African Republic, Chad Republic, Comoros, Congo, Libya, Dem. Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali Republic, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger Republic, Nigeria, Principe, Rwanda, Senegal Republic, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia Republic, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Western Sahara, Mauritius

Sectors
Renewables, Non Renewables, Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream)

Type of technical assistance

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Debt, Early stage

Main objectives
Africa 50 is designed as an independent infrastructure fund that focuses on high-impact national and regional projects, mostly in the energy and transport sectors, with a particular emphasis on increasing the pipeline of investment-ready projects.

Main activities
Africa50 is designed to narrow the gap in development financing and could unlock up to $50 billion in project value through its equity investments and value-added capabilities.

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Sources
http://www.africa50.com

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