21 Dec 2020
Putting safety at the heart of infrastructure development, by Connor Dawson of InfraCo Africa
Connor Dawson, InfraCo Africa's Head of Asset Management, focuses on the importance of placing safety at the heart of everything that PIDG does on its projects, both through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis.
15 Dec 2020
Behind the scenes: Igniting innovation in sub-Saharan Africa, by Claire Jarratt
Claire Jarratt, CIO at InfraCo Africa, writes about expanding the company’s investment offering to develop sustainable infrastructure which focuses on building capacity and creating local jobs as sub-Saharan economies emerge from the COVID-19 crisis.
14 Dec 2020
Pioneering infrastructure in Myanmar – the last frontier for wind power, by Kenneth Goh
Kenneth Goh, Programme Manager at InfraCo Asia, shares the process behind developing the first utility-scale wind power projects in Myanmar – one of Southeast Asia’s last frontiers for the renewable technology.”
05 Jun 2020
World Environment Day. Spotlight: Taking action on climate change
For World Environment Day, Marco Serena, PIDG Head of Development Impact explains how PIDG is progressing towards its commitment to SDG 13, climate action.
01 Apr 2020
Energy without borders
EAIF’S Martijn Proos writes for world leading hydro power magazine
24 Mar 2020
World Water Day. The Kigali Bulk Water Concession: Meeting the challenges of private investment in water infrastructure
For World Water Day, James Leigland, PIDG TA Advisor, explains how a pioneering water concession in the city of Kigali and a nearby district in the Eastern Province of Rwanda, illustrates some of the key characteristics of long-term, capital-intensive public-private partnerships (PPPs), in difficult sectors like water and sanitation.
29 Jan 2020
PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu at the 2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference, Paris
At the 2020 conference, themed Aligning finance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), PIDG CEO Philippe Valahu, asks if the sense of urgency is 'real' or is it 'just talk' when the discourse turns to the 'billions to trillions' agenda.
28 Jan 2020
2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference
Our experts have been speaking on a panel at the 2020 Private Finance for Sustainable Development Conference at the OECD in Paris.
20 Jan 2020
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo
London Stock Exchange welcomes its first Kenya shilling corporate bond on the ISM, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo, to finance clean, safe, affordable and green-certified accommodation for 5,000 students in Nairobi - First ever green bond in Kenya - First project bond in Kenya - Rated B1 by Moody’s - higher than the sovereign bond rating
13 Jan 2020
Acorn Holdings, student accommodation developer in Kenya, listed on Nairobi securities exchange
The Nairobi Securities Exchange welcomes its first green bond issue, Acorn Holdings, guaranteed by GuarantCo and with EAIF as its largest investor, that will finance clean, safe, affordable and green-certified accommodation for 5,000 students in Nairobi;
16 Dec 2019
EAIF lends US$30 million to Kenmare Resources plc
Mozambique economic development, securing nearly 1,400 jobs
10 Dec 2019
Kha Laing microgrid project, Myanmar
1,100 people expected to receive first-time 24/7 access to electricity through the Kha Laing microgrid polot project in Myanmar's Magway region