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About Infrastructure and Energy

About Infrastructure and Energy

The Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) the implementation of Agenda 2063 infrastructure programmes as well as the AU’s activities aimed at promoting, coordinating, implementing and monitoring programmes and policies on infrastructure development, transport, energy resources, information communications technology (ICT) as well as postal services and tourism at the regional and continental levels.

DIE also facilitates private sector initiatives on infrastructure development and advocating among development partners for programme implementation.

The department is in charge of the following key Agenda 2063 projects: the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), the Pan African e-Network (PAeN), the Integrated High Train Network, Grand Inga Dam, and Cyber Security.

DIE oversees the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), and its strategic framework, the Institutional Architecture for Infrastructure Development in Africa (IAIDA),


Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy
Amani Abou-Zeid, Egypt (elected January 2017)

Director: Cheikh Bedda (Mauritania)