Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

In February 2017, the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit returned to London for the 6th year, focused on the need for greater collaboration between stakeholders in creating a better approach to future water sustainability. The importance of this year’s meeting could not be underestimated. As the delegates shared their knowledge networks, it was appreciated that [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Emerging Markets, Sustainability|Comments Off on Future Challenges of Water Sustainability

A game changer for Africa’s Megaprojects

The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) megaproject is one of the largest of its kind in sub-Saharan Africa, and Kenya’s most ambitious infrastructure megaproject to date. It includes construction of 700 km of standard-gauge track, 33 stations, and dozens of wagons and locomotives. Just like its huge cost pegged at $4.99 billion, so are the expectations [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Africa, Commercial, Governments, Investments|Comments Off on A game changer for Africa’s Megaprojects

Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects

If all goes to plan, the ‘Grand Inga’ hydropower scheme will become one of Africa’s most iconic infrastructure developments. A $12 billion proposal funded by a consortium led by The World Bank, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), China and USA, was originally conceived in the 1950s, but plans for the project were never fulfilled, due [...]

By | August 10th, 2015|Advisory, Africa, Financial, Global, Governments, Investment|Comments Off on Risks and Uncertainty surround Africa’s Megaprojects