The AIFP is an initiative of the Global Infrastructure Hub, Meridiam and the World Economic Forum whose mandate is to train African civil servants active in the field of infrastructure procurement and delivery through a dedicated practical program.
It brings together government and private sector infrastructure professionals, academics, and Multilateral Development Bank and International Organisation infrastructure experts to create a network of practitioners and help drive systematic change in infrastructure procurement and delivery and provide African public sector infrastructure professionals with:
A Public Utility Foundation, the AIFP has been recognized by the Royal Decree of Belgium on July 16, 2019. It mobilized a broad range of stakeholders, including the private sector, governments, bilateral development agencies, and multilateral development banks to instill confidence in all the phases of an infrastructure project (definition, preparation, implementation and management).
With an emphasis on case study analysis and practical learning, the program will provide participants with up-to-date tools in the major topics relating to infrastructure.
The Africa Infrastructure Fellowship Program is supported by a network of academics, governments, and key infrastructure players among long-term infrastructure investors, institutional and multilateral organizations.