Supporting Institutional
Investor Public Partnerships (IIPP’s)
De-Risking Africa infrastructure investing
African infrastructure as an
investable Asset Class
Building Africa’s bankable project pipeline
Driving Digital Trade infrastructure
Powering cross border projects


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The Continental Business Network (CBN)

African Union Heads of State established The Continental Business Network (CBN) in June 2015, as their exclusive infrastructure and private sector investment advisory platform, to deepen the African investment community’s participation in The Programme for Infrastructure Development for Africa (PIDA), The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the overall promotion of Institutional Investor Public Partnerships (IIPP’s).

Regional Infrastructure Programmes

The Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), an African Union Commission (AUC) initiative
, in partnership with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA)
The Programme for Infrastructure
Development in Africa (PIDA)
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Update on the AUDA NEPAD Presidential Infrastructure Championing Initiative (PICI) Country Projects

Presidential Infrastructure
Championing Initiative (PICI)
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Compiled by the African Trade Policy Centre (ATPC) of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in association with the African Union Commission

Read More African Continental Free Trade Area(AfCFTA)
Mobilising Domestic Pension and Sovereign Wealth Fund Capital for PIDA and other African Infrastructure
Projects through Institutional Investor Public Partnerships (IIPPs)
AU-NEPAD Continental Business
Network (CBN) 5% Agenda Report
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CBN Partners
Establishing African infrastructure as a globally competitive investable asset class.
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CBN Member Stories


14 july 2020
Africa Investor (Ai)-CFA Covid-19 African Policy Response
6 june 2020
Paul Smith -Africa investor RegTech Investors Consultative Summit
29 july 2020
#Africa50: Why Investing in Digital Infrastructure Post-COVID-19 is Critical to Africa’s Recovery

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