Ethiopia and Tanzania 2017: Private Finance of Public Infrastructure

February 06, 2017

February 06, 2017

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Immersive Field Course: Africa: Building Cities

January, 2017 

Prompt to each team for final paper:  What are your top three to five ideas for the decade ahead regarding the potential for private finance and delivery of public infrastructure in your sector in these cities?  Why?  (If your ideas are different for Ethiopia than for Tanzania, please explain).

 What are the key things that private investors and operators in these cities need to do now to make these ideas into reality?

(Students:Full instructions are in Canvas).

Responses (9)

Renewable Energy Opportunities: Ethiopia & Tanzania
Kate Madden
Posted on February 5, 2017 at 4:58 pm
Top Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia and Tanzania’s Renewable Energy Sector What are our favorite three to five ideas for the decade ahead regarding the potential for private finance and delivery of public infrastructure in our sector in these cities? Broadly, our [...]
Inter-City Transport
aoconnor
Posted on February 5, 2017 at 9:42 pm
World-class supply chains are fast and cheap for shippers, and a fundamental prerequisite for broader economic development. It will take the participation and involvement of both the public and private sectors to build them in East Africa.
Traditional Energy 2017
Andrew Cone
Posted on February 3, 2017 at 3:48 pm
Despite challenges in the investment landscape, there are enormous opportunities for private investments in power in both Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Urban Transportation in Addis Ababa and Dar Es Salam
Ashley M
Posted on February 6, 2017 at 12:04 am
What are our favorite three to five ideas for the decade ahead regarding the potential for private finance and delivery of public infrastructure in our sector in these cities?  Why?  (If your ideas are different for Ethiopia than for Tanzania, [...]
Water, Sanitation, and Agriculture
Anonymous
Posted on February 4, 2017 at 10:09 pm
Private investment in water, sanitation, and agriculture can help provide the capability and funding required for infrastructure development to keep pace with rapid population growth.
Solid Waste Management 2017
Ashley Artim
Posted on February 4, 2017 at 7:40 pm
Through our work in Tanzania and Ethiopia, we gained a lot of ideas for the decade ahead in SWM. Our favorite ideas include waste-to-energy facilities, privatizing collections, waste-to-feed and plastic-to-pavement.
Commercial Real Estate
Betty Jiang
Posted on February 5, 2017 at 11:31 pm
Commercial real estate is interconnected with every infrastructure sector and therefore has the potential for high impact on urban development. Our favorite ideas for opportunities in the next decade include a Birr-denominated real estate fund, a pooled credit program, and [...]