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The 6th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum will present stakeholders with an opportunity to unpack the enormous growth potential in addressing Africa’s infrastructure needs.

CONFERENCE INFO BELOW:

THE GIANT AWAKENS: AFRICA, INFRASTRUCTURE & YOU
Africa, with a population exceeding 1 billion people is well placed as an emerging market, keen for investment and growth.

However, to build the infrastructure the continent needs to support growth and meet development goals; Africa will have to spend about $93 billion a year for a decade. Two-thirds of that sum would be for investments; the remaining third for maintenance. Africa already spends $45 billion a year on infrastructure, two-thirds of which is domestically financed from taxes and user charges. Most financing for capital investment is obtained from external sources according to the African Development Bank Group.

The 2-day Infrastructure Africa Business Forum will bring together business to explore new trading opportunities, establish new business networks, develop and form partnerships and plan a way forward to address some of the continent’s requirements.

Key sectors to be featured at the 2017 event include WATER . ENERGY . HEALTH . TRANSPORT . FINANCE

OBJECTIVES

The Infrastructure Africa 2017 Business Forum aims to broadly cover the following topical themes in various business sessions:

  • To provide a platform for informative and interactive sessions with the prime movers of Infrastructure sector across various spheres like Government, Policy makers, Industrial leaders, Academia and Potential investors.
  • To enhance policy and regulatory framework to boost investor confidence in the infrastructure sector
  • To find a way around to turn excruciatingly slow pace of infrastructure developments at the ground level
  • To showcase some of Africa’s megaprojects
  • To explore new potential areas in order to provide financial assistance as well as access to finance to the infrastructure players
  • To focus on 5 key industry sectors and explore growth potential within these sectors, as well as unpacking challenges and obstacles and finding the solutions for growth in each sector.
  • To encourage Public Private Partnership in the process of developing world class infrastructure

AUDIENCE / TARGET MARKET WILL INCLUDE:

  • Policy Makers
  • Private Equity Investors
  • Industry Sector Specialists
  • Construction Equipment Manufacturers / Suppliers
  • Oil and gas pipeline developers
  • Power project developers
  • Cross-border project developers (PIDA projects included)
  • Engineering Firms
  • Port Developers / Operators
  • Toll Plaza / Road maintenance companies
  • Construction Companies / EPC Contractors / Electrical & Mechanical Engineering Companies
  • Procurement companies
  • Consultancy Organizations
  • Airport Developers / Operators
  • Road & Highways Developers

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