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.”
01 Apr 2020
Energy without borders
EAIF’S Martijn Proos writes for world leading hydro power magazine
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.
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;
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
03 Dec 2019
Kékéli Efficient Power Project, Togo, west Africa
GuarantCo provides XOF 14.2 billion Liquidity Extension Guarantee to finance the construction of a 65MW natural gas-fired thermal plant providing electricity to nearly 20% of the population in Togo and supporting the Government of Togo to address the country’s power deficit.
03 Dec 2019
Kacific broadband satellites, Asia Pacific islands
GuarantCo guarantees European institutional investor alongside Asian Development Bank in co-financing agreement with Kacific Broadband Satellites to provide affordable, high-speed broadband in Asia and the Pacific islands region
17 Dec 2018
PIDG announces new funding of $100m
DGIS and PIDG continue efforts to combat poverty in the poorest and most fragile countries through pioneering infrastructure.