The Alliance for Green Infrastructure targets $10 billion for Green Infrastructure Investment.
Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobissé says the recently launched Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa (AGIA) is an initiative that is results oriented, rapidly scaling projects from the concept stage to bankability. Ebobisse is looking forward to partnering with more development institutions and private sector players within Africa and globally, to leverage additional resources, so that AGIA we can deploy the $10 billion that has been set as target for AGIA’s green, sustainable infrastructure investments.”
Held at the COP27 in the Africa Pavilion the launch ceremony of the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa , brought together global leaders, heads of development finance institutions and private sector business representatives. It included a panel discussion on the theme “Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa: a path forward for African countries to accelerate their transition to Net-Zero.”
The panel featured African Union Commissioner Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid; Africa50 CEO Alain Ebobissé; Ithmar Capital CEO and Chairman of the Africa Sovereign Investors Forum Obaid Amrane; Global Center on Adaptation CEO Patrick Verkooijen; Rockefeller Foundation President Dr Rajiv J. Shah; European Investment Bank Vice President Ambroise Fayolle and former UK Prime Minister, The Right Honorable Tony Blair.