Held under the patronage of The Republic of Uganda, Office of The Prime Minister, with the endorsement of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, the 2nd Project East Africa Summit returns to the region, as the platform for leading decision makers to engage with international and local investors to showcase the abundance of energy infrastructure opportunities available throughout East Africa.
With a strong economy and one of the fastest growth rates in the world, investment in projects like the $1.7 billion Karuma hydropower project and the Kenya - Ethiopia electricity transmission interconnector line, are just two great success stories set for completion this year. With further investment raised through IMF, IDB and EADB in support of Government initiatives such as the Eastern Africa Integration Programme, electrification and major power & utility projects are abundant.
With investment interest at an all-time high in East Africa, Project East Africa works directly with the Finance, Infrastructure and Energy Ministries of, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kenya, to unite the utility and regulatory bodies, finance groups and project delivery specialists in furthering understanding and viable investment opportunities throughout the region.
This year Project East Africa 2019 will showcase the opportunities and developments that are central to long-term investment needed in the Financing of Power Projects and Energy Infrastructure throughout East Africa, covering areas including;
- Sharing Government strategies:
- Highlighting the role of Utility & Regulatory bodies
- Accessing finance to ensure project delivery
- Generation: regional, national and local
- Transmission and distribution
- Local content
- 12 month outlook – what will be discussing in 2020?