Africa: Infrastructure Projects - Where is the Funding?
Africa: Infrastructure Projects - Where is the Funding? - Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth performance has improved substantially during the last decade and the World Bank attributes activity in the infrastructure sector as having played a significant role in achieving the growth. Though Africa's infrastructure still remains grossly inadequate, the upside is private investment in projects is increasing - particularly in transport, telecommunications and water.Centre for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR) senior researcher James Chakwizira writes on how to fast track Africa's infrastructure development, and suggests likely sources of project funding; and also why the private sector should be taking a second look at public-private partnerships. [AA Urbanisation]