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Southern African Development Community (SADC) Project Preparation and Development Facility (PPDF)


Period
2008 - ongoing

Implementing agencies
DBSA

African partners
Government, Other public body

Names of African partners involved
DBSA, Government of SADC member countries

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
EU, GIZ

Geographical scope
Regional

Countries where active
South Africa

Sectors
Renewables

Sub Sectors (Electricity)

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Project preparation / implementation

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Grant

Main objectives
To enhance sustainable economic growth and the delivery of key services affecting development in in the SADC Region. A grant financing vehicle to support the promotion and preparation of major infrastructure projects, although the grant percentage is kept 5% of the total project cost.

Main activities
- Create a conducive environment for investment by financing the preparation of infrastructure projects based in at least one SADC Member State or those with a direct and positive impact on another Member State. - Concentrate on those projects that will be considered as enablers of regional integration providing technical assistance for project identification, preparation and feasibility studies as well as for advisory, and capacity building purposes that will lead to investment in projects. - Provide technical assistance in infrastructure project identification, preparation and feasibility studies with a view to presenting bankable projects to investors and lenders.

Comments

Sources
http://www.sadcppdf.org/

Contact information
registry@sadc.int

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