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Investable Green Industrial Cities Standards previewed at COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Summit

While Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are well-recognised place-based investment tools for economic development, there is an urgent need to evolve bankability models and practices in the direction of investable Green Industrial Cities (GICs). GICs are destinations that nurture productive, long-term growth and attract industrial capital at scale. However, they do much more. GIC’s represent a […]
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His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan highlights United Arab Emirates commitments to Africa at Conference of the Parties (COP28)

His Excellency Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State, participated in the ‘Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit’ at the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which is currently being held at Expo City Dubai. During a keynote speech, His Excellency highlighted the most prominent pledges […]
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InfraCorp teams up with AfGIIB, Solarge to construct solar manufacturing plant in Nigeria

3 December 2023: The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp), a US$15 billion government-backed, privately managed infrastructure development, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank and Solarge International BV, a leading European manufacturer of lightweight solar panels, for establishing a solar panel manufacturing factory in Nigeria, contributing significantly to […]
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The COP28 African Investment Leaders Earthshot Summit showcases investments to support the Nairobi Declaration mobilize private capital at scale

With more than $100trn of domestic and global institutional assets represented at the Summit, influential public and private sector investment leaders gathered at the COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders’ Summit, in the first major international gathering of institutional investors following the Africa Climate Summit. The aim is to shape an African investment Earthshot Investment Allocation […]
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Africa investor NDC Investment Award Winners announced at COP28

Dubai, Johannesburg, Nairobi, Lagos, Washington, Brussels, Beijing, Dubai –  5th December  2023: Africa investor (Ai), a leading international investment group, today announced that African Governments and business leaders, were honoured at the Africa investor (Ai) NDC Investment Awards, held on the 5th of December 2023 at COP28, during The COP28 Africa Investment Earthshot Leaders Summit […]
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The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria, The African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank and Solarge International BV Announce the Intention to manufacture lightweight Solar Panels with an Ultra-Low Carbon footprint in Nigeria

3 December 2023: The Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (InfraCorp), a US$15 billion government-backed, privately managed infrastructure development, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank and Solarge International BV, a leading European manufacturer of lightweight solar panels, for establishing a solar panel manufacturing factory in Nigeria, contributing significantly to […]
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Green Industrial Cities Make Africa ‘renewable energy superpower’

Nairobi, Kenya, Oslo, Norway 7th September 2023 – “Africa has the potential to become a world leader in renewables and green growth”. ‘Kenya’s President Ruto’s´ message to the 2023 African Climate Summit (ACS), echoed by African Union Heads of State and UN Secretary-General Guterres’, calling for the immediate creation of Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPPs) to […]
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Africa investor (Ai) supports the Africa Climate Summit

Nairobi, Kenya, 7th September 2023 – Africa investor (Ai) participated in the African Unions’ inaugural Africa Climate Summit (ACS), on “Driving Green Growth and Climate Finance Solutions for Africa and the World.”  The ACS held between the September the 4th to the 6th of September 2023, bringing together 25 Heads of State and Governments, and […]
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Macron New Financial Pact Summit recommends mainstreaming of Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPPs)

The New Financial Pact Summit private sector recommendations called for the mainstreaming of Institutional Investor-Public Partnerships (IIPPs) in its recommendations to mobilize private capital at scale, to close the financing and investment gap in emerging markets and developing countries (EMDCs). IIPPs are innovative infrastructure investment partnerships between a government and an institutional investor or investors, […]
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Macron Summit Calls for African pension and sovereign wealth fund co-investments through the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB)

The New Financial Pact Summit private sector recommendations called for African collaborative pension fund and sovereign wealth fund investments at scale, through the African Green Infrastructure Investment Bank (AfGIIB), to counter the Multilateral Development Banks’ (MDBs) private capital mobilization market failure in Africa. According to the G20, Multilateral Development Banks are supposed to mobilize $10 of […]
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