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;
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
20 Mar 2019
PIDG announces the appointment of a Non-Executive Director and a Committee Member
PIDG announces the appointments of Rachel English and Peter Kennedy, who bring extensive infrastructure and financial experience in the private and public sectors across Africa and Asia.
08 Mar 2019
PIDG progresses its Gender Ambition Framework
Working with ICED, PIDG is examining methods of creating greater development impacts for women and girls.
06 Feb 2019
PIDG plays a pathfinder role at the frontier to enable development impact and unlock the doors of infrastructure to private investment
PIDG has launched its Five-Year Strategic Plan.
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.