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Public – Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF)

1999 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
World Bank

African partners
Government, Other public body, Civil society

Names of African partners involved

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor, Multilaterals involved, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
AFD, UK Aid, USAID, MCC, ADB, Governments of Australia, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Sweden, IFC, World Bank

Geographical scope

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

Renewables, Non Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation, Mini-grids

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream), Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
Increase in available infrastructure in PPIAF large-investment countries Governments in PPIAF priority countries are systematically capable of, and are adopting policies, regulations, and programs that improve the investment climate for PPPs and sub-national financing

Main activities
PPP CAPACITY & REFORM CONSENSUS - Public institutions in PPIAF client countries are better able to identify, assess, and enable private-sector participation opportunities POLICIES & INSTITUTIONS - PPIAF client countries adopt policies, regulations, and institutions that catalyze private-sector participation in infrastructure service delivery SUB-NATIONAL FINANCING - Sub-national entities are able to access increased financing in infrastructure without sovereign guarantees (in countries with higher capacity) SUB-NATIONAL FINANCING - Sub-national entities improve their administrative, technical, and fiscal capacity, and increase capability to raise finance



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