AU-NEPAD Continental Business Network (CBN) 5% Agenda Report

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The global consensus on the imperative of addressing the large financial deficit on Africa’s infrastructure is well documented. This is clearly articulated in academic literature as well as in the high-level policy forums at the African Union, United Nations, World Bank, OECD, G-20 and many others. With global regulatory regimes shifting and somewhat diminishing the ability of traditional capital to channel investments into assets in Africa, institutional investors in the form of Pension and Sovereign Wealth Funds have emerged as the most ideal financing sources to close the estimated $50 billion infrastructure investment gap that is needed annually.

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AU-NEPAD Continental Business Network (CBN) 5% Agenda Report