Develops a pipeline of investment-ready projects. Since inception, Africa50 - Project Development has catalyzed US$370 million in third-party equity and quasi-equity commitments and originated and screened 121 opportunities.

PD develops projects by:

  • Prioritizing infrastructure projects in shareholder countries and seeking alignment with their development priorities.
  • Securing government support to lessen implementation risks and delays.
  • Engaging primarily as an active minority sponsor with strong co-developers, to improve project execution.
  • Working with other institutions, notably the AfDB, on project preparation and obtaining guarantees, concessional and commercial funding, transaction support, and public sector funding.