This document is a collection of our lessons and observations across all our technical components over the last few years.
Infrastructure Finance Blog
Stories of Change: UKNIAF’s work on Special Agro Processing Zones (SAPZ)
“There is a lot of alignment and convergence in our work in infrastructure, which is a core pillar in the Bank’s strategy in Nigeria. This meeting will be useful in helping us identify opportunities to zero in on.” – Lamin Barrow, Director General, African Development Bank Group
In keeping with the programme’s inclusive and sustainable development focus, UKNIAF adopted a climate sensitive and “people first” approach to the design of its infrastructure finance interventions
The three lessons in this blog describe how we were able to engineer this transition, keeping our core model in place, retaining our ever important partnerships, continuing to contribute towards our impact, but delivering a different set of tools and processes.
To improve the capacity of government agencies to screen, prepare bankable climate-smart infrastructure projects, and access downstream financing
With the pivot, we are now fully aligned with the International Climate Fund objectives
Coordination and capacity across key MDAs must be improved in the run-up to COP26 and beyond if policy objectives are to be met.