27 Nov 2020
PIDG TA supporting local communities during the Covid-19 pandemic
As part of its ongoing commitment to support communities during the coronavirus pandemic, PIDG TA provided 22 TA grants and 1 Capital grant to PIDG projects to support COVID-19 responses, with a total commitment of USD1.633 million.
04 Oct 2019
Acorn housing, Nairobi - GuarantCo provides first ever green bond in Kenya and EAIF makes first affordable housing investment
“The UK is mobilising private sector investment to help African nations make the most of their enormous potential. We are leading the way in the listing of green bonds, with over 100 bonds listed on the London Stock Exchange. The growth of the green bond market in East Africa is supporting vital climate resilient infrastructure and helping provide 5,000 students in Kenya with environmentally-friendly, affordable housing" UK Secretary of State for International Development Alok Sharma
31 Oct 2018
Second tranche of Mixta Nigeria NGN 7.5 billion bond programme issued
Refinancing of shorter-term expensive local debt into longer tenured instruments will secure development of 5,000 affordable houses.
02 Jul 2018
GuarantCo guarantees Vietnamese corporate bond in local currency
Seven-year guarantee of VND 660 billion bond will support Vietnamese affordable housing developer.
15 May 2018
InfraCo Africa leads development of Mozambique hydro power plant
160MW plant will be one of the country's first renewable energy IPPs.