Developer – Investor
InfraCo Africa and InfraCo Asia originate, develop, structure, invest and manage innovative and pioneering projects. They take on early project development providing management and capital to address early-stage risks and developing bankable projects that can attract debt and equity at financial close.
InfraCo Africa provides responsible leadership in bridging the infrastructure gap in sub-Saharan Africa. Through early stage project development capital and expertise, InfraCo Africa is a catalyst for the private sector to invest in sustainable infrastructure projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
At a glance
Established IAfD: 2004
PIDG members currently funding IAfD: UK Aid, DGIS, SECO
IAfI: UK Aid
Cumulative PIDG member funding IAfD: $296.2m
Chair Tinashe Makoni Total commitments as at 31 Dec 2021 IAfD: $179.1m to develop 30 projects, 20 of which have reached Financial Close
IAfI: $38m to develop 3 project, 2 of which have reached Financial Close
2021 commitments IAfD: $9.5m across 3 new projects, all of which reached Financial Close
IAfI: $11m across two new projects, 1 of which reached Financial Close
InfraCo Asia provides responsible leadership in bridging the infrastructure gap in South and South East Asia. Through early stage project development capital and expertise, InfraCo Asia is a catalyst for the private sector to invest in sustainable infrastructure projects in South and South East Asia.
At a glance
Established IAD: 2010
PIDG members currently funding IAD: UK Aid, SECO, DFAT, DGIS
IAI: UK Aid
Cumulative PIDG member funding IAD: $187.1m
Chair Tinashe Makoni Total commitments as at 31 Dec 2021 IAD: $117.32m to develop 30 projects, of which 15 have reached Financial Close
IAI: $77.7m on 7 projects, all of which have reached Financial Close
2021 commitments IAD: $3.5m on 1 project, which reached Financial Close
IAI: $9.9m to 1 IAsD project that reached Financial Close
Expected development impact
2017 Cumulative Financially closed and/or fully exited projects 2 6 Total Investment Commitments (TICs) ($m) 97.4 413.70 % of TICs in DAC I/II* 88% % of TICs in FCAS** 87% Access (in millions) 1.5 2.3 Job creation: short-term 310 2,010 Job creation: long-term 95 541 Fiscal benefits ($m) 0.3 0.8
*Priority countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and DFID focus states in India
**Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan; Sri Lanka was FCAS until end 2016
Coc San Hydro Power
Stimulating growth in remote Lao Cai province. Clean power helps to drive employment and cut Vietnam’s carbon emissions by 76,000 tonnes per annum.
Metro Wind and Gul Ahmed Wind
Building a domestic renewable energy stream. Wind projects will reduce Pakistan’s exposure to the high cost and insecurity of fuel imports.
Power to the people. Cenpower will add around 12% to Ghana’s installed power generation capacity.
Cabeólica Wind Power
High wind speeds help meet a quarter of Cape Verde’s energy needs. First successfully closed commercial-scale PPP wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa reduces power generation costs by 20%.