Third Review of the NEPAD INFRASTRUCTURE SHORT TERM ACTION PLAN (STAP) and the Validation of the Methodological Brief on Outlook for the Future for the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA). More...
The outputs of the study would include the strategic objectives and sector policies in each of the infrastructure sectors.
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NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA).
One of the major objectives of (NEPAD) is to promote infrastructure development as a driving force for Africa’s integration and development. Within this framework, one of the first actions initiated under NEPAD was the formulation, in 2002, of a Short-Term Action Plan (STAP) in the area of infrastructure, including priority measures and projects. The ongoing programmes and initiatives of the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and sector organizations constitute the base of this Action Plan. For more information visit...
African Union Initiatives:
The African Union Commission (AUC), which is responsible for coordinating, harmonizing and providing leadership in the continent’s economic and social development and physical integration, has, since becoming operational in 2003, committed itself to the development of infrastructure (transport, energy, water, telecommunications and ICTs), in particular.
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Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa to be key feature of
Addis Ababa, Jan. 2012 -- The Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) is to be a key topic of discussion in sessions of the Summit of African Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 23 to 30 January. The programme’s mandate is to accelerate the development of Africa’s regional and continental infrastructure.
PIDA will feature in several sessions, but notable among them will be the 26th meeting of the New Partnership for African Development Heads of State and Government Committee on 28 January. The meeting is expected to approve the recommendations and recommend adoption of the PIDA study by the summit. The PIDA study is a joint initiative by the African Union Commission, the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency and AfDB. It was officially launched in July 2010 at the fifteenth summit of the African Union held in Kampala, Uganda. Read more
African Head of States
Programme Sponsors ( AUC, NEPAD&AFDB)
AU Specialized Institutions & Other Sectors
PIDA Management Team
Implementation Strategy & Processes
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