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Commissioner

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid

H.E. Amani Abou-Zeid, Egyptian, was elected the new Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission. H.E. Abou-Zeid was an international development lead expert who has been serving Africa in various leading positions for over 30 years, mainly in international organizations: AFDB, UNDP and USAID.

Structure

The Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE) the implementation of Agenda 2063 infrastructure programmes.

increase energy access to the African people, improve livelihoods and to ensure environmental sustainability

Improve intra African connectivity

Build a well interconnected and integrated networks of transport infrastructure

Activities

September 26, 2019

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 26 September 2019: The second Policy Dialogue on the Programme for Infrastructure Developm

September 25, 2019

Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, 25 September 2019: Maritime transport sector plays an integral part in Africa’s infrastruc

National Ownership Key to Accelerating PIDA implementation
September 24, 2019
National Ownership Key to Accelerating PIDA implementation
Second PIDA policy dialogue set to hold in Malabo
September 18, 2019

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18 September 2019: The second edition of the Policy Dialogue on facilitating the implementatio

Designing second phase of PIDA Garners Pace
September 11, 2019

Kigali, Rwanda, 11 September 2019: The African Union Commission (AUC) organized a stakeholders meeting on 10 and 11 S

PIDA phase 2 set to include women and an integrated corridor approach for an impactful regional integration
September 05, 2019

Brazzaville, Congo, 5 September 2019: As the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) phase one gear

October 09, 2019

What:     The AfCFTA Private Sector Investment Financing Framework, is a private-sect

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September 24, 2019 to September 26, 2019

Second Policy Dialogue facilitating implementation of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)
Theme: Commitment of the Member States for accelerated development of regional and continental infrastructure
24 to 26 September 2019 Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

June 12, 2019

African energy use will increase by 60% by 2040, but it remains the lowest consumer of energy on a per-capita basis through this forecast period. Sub-Saharan Africa currently accounts for 4% of global energy investment, although it accounts for 14% of the world’s population. Many in sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to electricity: those who do consume on average 200 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per year, compared to almost 1 600 kWh in the European Union. Agriculture remains a mainstay of economies in sub-Saharan Africa but productivity is relatively low: even small increases in access to electricity could make a large difference to economic output. There is vast, still untapped potential for renewable resources and natural gas developments to improve access while leapfrogging to cleaner long-term solutions.

April 14, 2019 to April 18, 2019

The second meeting of the African Union (AU) Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism (STC-TTIIET).

February 08, 2019

INVITATION TO THE MEDIA

PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY

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