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African Infrastructure Investment Survey 2017

7 June 2017

CbI has today launched the African Infrastructure Investment Survey 2017.

Commissioned by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) to complement its established work promoting infrastructure investment and development, the survey aims to provide a better understanding of private sector investment concerns and motivations, in order to help governments, development and multinational finance institutions and other stakeholders shape more attractive investment opportunities and successful projects.

Results will be published in the ICA’s annual Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa report, which will be presented at the ICA's annual meeting in Rome on 19-20 October. The report will be shared with ICA members and all survey respondents.
Download the 2015 report, published November 2016.

For each of the first 200 completed and verified survey responses, CbI will donate US$10 to the charity Practical Action.

The survey may be viewed here - it consists of 11 questions and should only take a few minutes to complete. You may skip any questions that are not relevant to you.

Information submitted though the survey will be used and displayed only in an aggregated form. Individual responses will remain confidential.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Ford
Managing Director
Cross-border Information
E: [email protected]



Launched at the G8 Gleneagles Summit in 2005, the role of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) is to help improve the lives and economic well-being of Africa’s people through encouraging, supporting and promoting increased investment in infrastructure in Africa, from both public and private sources.  Using its convening power, ICA acts as a catalyst – enhancing, accelerating and precipitating the development of Africa’s infrastructure.

ICA also works to help remove some of the technical and policy challenges and barriers to building more infrastructure and to better co-ordinate the activities of its members and other significant sources of infrastructure finance, such as China, India and Arab partners.

Since its inception in 2005, the ICA has produced an annual report documenting financial trends in African infrastructure.  The annual report details the commitments and disbursements made by ICA members (G8 countries, South Africa, African Development Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa, European Commission, European Investment Bank, and the World Bank Group) to African infrastructure projects

Cross-border Information (CbI) was first contracted by the ICA in 2013 to provide the research and analysis for the annual Infrastructure Financing Trends in Africa report – 2012. CbI designed and launched the first ICA private sector for that same report.

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