Enhancing the attractiveness of private investment in hydropower in Africa

In the past two decades, hydropower development has picked up after a substantial decrease in the 1990s. Though most construction was in Asia, the potential for hydropower is greatest in Africa. Only one-third of Africans have access to modern energy, and the population is growing rapidly. This is an investment opportunity for all kinds of power technologies, but especially for hydro, since only 8 percent of Africa’s vast hydro resources have been developed.

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Alain Ebobissé for Friends of Europe: Improving Africa's Infrastructure Crucial to Tap the Continent's Potential

Improved infrastructure is a prerequisite for long-term sustainable growth and development in Africa. Modern infrastructure will benefit individual countries, their citizens and promote regional integration with Africa’s full participation in the globalised economy. Closing the infrastructure quantity and quality gap relative to the best performers in the world could increase GDP per capita growth in Africa by 2.6% a year.

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Streamlining Africa: Alain Ebobissé Interview with Partnerships Bulletin

Streamlining Africa: Alain Ebobissé Interview with Partnerships Bulletin

Project preparation remains a key driver of African success. But could better learning across the borders and more standardisation help encourage investors into the continent?

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Africa125 Newsletter interview with Alain Ebobissé

Interview with Alain Ebobissé, CEO of Africa50 Infrastructure Fund  

Prior to Africa50, Mr. Ebobissé served as the Global Head for the World Bank Group’s Global Infrastructure Project Development Fund (“IFC InfraVentures”) and...

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