Sub Saharan Africa has significant infrastructure needs, but despite the huge opportunities for investment, funding remains insufficient. Most governments in the region have had to use limited resources to provide COVID-19 support policies. The immediate requirements to deal with both economic and humanitarian crises has generally prevented governments from being able to focus policies on infrastructure investment, but efforts to boost growth will be stepped up. This will be driven by ongoing investment in infrastructure and the expansion of oil production, as well as expansion in the energy sector, in order to achieve sustainable social and economic development milestones, which will help make individual countries more resilient. Tanzania stands out as having good prospects for accelerating infrastructure, along with Cameroon, Ghana and Kenya.
Given the increased focus on infrastructure investment as a potential path to generate growth momentum to support the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, the publisher has assessed the potential for governments to succeed with such efforts as well as illustrating scenarios reflecting this
This report provides a detailed analysis of the prospects for an acceleration in public infrastructure investment, including a listing of key projects tracked by the publisher.
- This report provides an overall assessment of governments’/countries’ potential to move forward with (accelerate) their public infrastructure works by considering a series of key factors: the size of the pipeline of projects in each country, the composition of this pipeline in terms of stages of development, the political momentum behind infrastructure investment, the state of the government’s finance, and the economic recovery outlook.
- It also provides analysis based on the publisher's construction projects showing total project values and analysis by stage of development from announcement to execution.
- The analysis of the size of the project pipeline includes all public and public-private partnership projects as tracked by the publisher (including roads, bridges, railways, airports, ports, power, water and sewage infrastructure construction projects). It also provides an analysis by all projects at all stages of development from announcement to execution.
- The top infrastructure construction projects in tender, award and execution stages are listed by sector and value.
- It also lays out scenarios (“scheduled”, “risk”, and “accelerated”) to illustrate the possible variation in the potential for spending on the pipeline of projects
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- Assess all major markets in the region based on their prospects for accelerating infrastructure investment.
- Gain insight into the key policies and issues that will impact the prospects for public infrastructure projects.
- Review scenarios of potential spending on the project pipeline, and access a listing of the key projects being tracked.
- Plan campaigns by country based on specific project opportunities and align resources to the most attractive markets.
Table of ContentsPublic Infrastructure Prospects
- Can governments across the region accelerate infrastructure investment to offset COVID-19 disruption?
- Algeria - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Angola - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Bahrain - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Cameroon - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Egypt - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Ethiopia - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Ghana - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Iran - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
- Iraq - Prospects for accelerating pipeline
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