Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

Type: Organization
Name: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Banda Gas Field Development

The Banda gas field is located in production sharing contracts (PSC) A and PSC B, approximately 55km offshore Nouakchott and around 20km east of the Chinguetti oil field, at depths of approximately 200m-325m below sea level.The gas field's development ... [Published Offshore Technology - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

450MW Azura-Edo IPP boosts generation capacity – Govt

*Represents 1,500mw power plant facilityKunle Kalejaye18 October 2014, Sweetcrude, Lagos - The Federal Government has said that Nigeria’s power sector generating capacity will received additional boost when construction of 450megawatts Azura-Edo Independent ... [Published SweetCrude Reports - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

New World Bank Group Strategy for FYR Macedonia Supports Growth and Inclusion

- The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors today discussed a new Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for FYR Macedonia for 2015-2018. The new Partnership Strategy is based on the Government’s development priorities and the World Bank Group’s ... [Published Thailand News and Press Releases - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Jonathan lays foundation stone for $1bn Azura-Edo power plant

President Goodluck Jonathan says the private sector investment in power generation capacity represented logical steps towards the Federal Government’s vision for uninterrupted access to power in the country.The president made the remark in Benin City, ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Fresh vista for private sector power generation

GOING by estimates of the United Nations, Nigeria’s population will reach 230 million within the next 20 years, and the total grid-based power generation capacity must rise during this period, by at least ten folds to meet the demand.The Federal Government, ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 2 reports

Power Sector Gets U.S.$1 Billion Boosts as Jonathan Turns Sod of Azura Ipp

By Adibe Emenyonu, Jaiyeola Andrews and Chineme OkaforPresident Goodluck Jonathan friday said that the completion of all necessary arrangements for the construction of the $1 billion (450 megawatts) Azura Independent Power Plant (IPP) in Edo State was ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 3 reports

Power Sector Gets $1bn Boosts as Jonathan Turns Sod of Azura IPP

President Goodluck JonathanAdibe Emenyonu in Benin, Jaiyeola Andrews and Chineme Okafor in AbujaPresident Goodluck Jonathan friday said that the completion of all necessary arrangements for the construction of the $1 billion (450 megawatts) Azura Independent ... [Published This Day Online - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Côte d’Ivoire set to raise $1bn sovereign bond next year

Côte dIvoire is ready to tap the international capital markets again next year following the successful issue of a $750m Eurobond in July, its prime minister and finance minister told Emerging Markets yesterday.Daniel Kablan Duncan said that the country, ... [Published Emerging Markets - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

57% of sub-Saharan Africa is still without power

Building power infrastructure remains a mammoth task for many of Africa’s leaders, this is according to industry experts.Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency says 57% of SSA is still without power. PHOTOS: Atomictoasters/PanoramioAfrica has also been ... [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 2 reports

World Bank endorses Dominican Republic strategy to broaden economic, social opportunities

Washington D.C., United States, Friday September 26, 2014, CMC - The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on Thursday endorsed a new strategy to support the Dominican Republic’s efforts to broaden economic and social opportunities for citizens.The ... [Published Caribbean360 - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Maygar minus Miga returns for dollars

The bond was priced at 4.15% on Thursday morning having been announced by leads,  Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and UniCredit with initial price thoughts of 230bp over mid-swaps on Wednesday afternoon.The Hungarian Exim bank is returning to the market for ... [Published GlobalCapital - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

MIGA Results Underscore Vital Role of Private Sector in Development

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 -- The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, a member of the World Bank Group, issued the following news release: Sustained business growth for the Multilateral Investment Guarantee ... ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Sep 23 2014]

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"The Banda gas field is estimated to hold approximately one trillion cubic feet of gas."
"We are also maintaining our policy push for increased diversification of our energy, expanding investments in large hydro power projects through public-private partnerships and the provision of necessary support to accelerate the exploitation of our coal resources" he said. Similarly, Oshiomhole in his remarks commended the cooperation of the federal government with the state and project promoters, saying that the...
According to the president, the Azura-Edo project, demonstrates "a strong foundation on which we are building a sound and sustainable electricity industry, with great expectations for robust growth in the sector. However, success in any endeavour does not happen by accident, but is facilitated by sound decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence"
In December 2012, Justice for Blacks, a group consisting of current and former World Bank staff, wrote an open letter to President Kim stating: "As the first Asian-born president of the World Bank and as one nominated by the first African American President of the United States, we are hopeful that you will restore the human dignity and rights of people of African origin in the World Bank."

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Banda Gas Field Development [Published Offshore Technology - Oct 20 2014]
450MW Azura-Edo IPP boosts generation capacity ... [Published SweetCrude Reports - Oct 18 2014]
Construction starts on Nigeria’s ‘first private... [Published Out-Law.com - Oct 17 2014]
New World Bank Group Strategy for FYR Macedonia... [Published Thailand News and Press Releases - Oct 17 2014]
Jonathan lays foundation stone for $1bn Azura-E... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 16 2014]
Fresh vista for private sector power generation [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Oct 16 2014]
Power Sector Gets U.S.$1 Billion Boosts as Jona... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
Jonathan Flags-Off First Phase of U.S.$1 Billio... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
Independent Power Plant Project In Edo State To... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - Oct 11 2014]
Côte d’Ivoire set to raise $1bn sovereign bond ... [Published Emerging Markets - Oct 11 2014]
Power Sector Gets $1bn Boosts as Jonathan Turns... [Published This Day Online - Oct 11 2014]
PDP thugs attack Edo officials [Published The Nation Nigeria - Oct 11 2014]
FG’ll encourage public-private partnership in p... [Published Nigeria Punch - Oct 10 2014]
Jonathan flags-off first phase $1bn Azura-Edo g... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Oct 10 2014]
Africa: Has the 'Asian Takeover of the World Ba... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 10 2014]
57% of sub-Saharan Africa is still without power [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 10 2014]
WORLD BANK PROFILE: Relevancy the key as Bank w... [Published Emerging Markets - Oct 10 2014]
IFC ups its lending activities to African priva... [Published Engineering News - Oct 10 2014]
‘Innovative finance key to closing Africa’s inf... [Published Out-Law.com - Oct 09 2014]
Issues in relation to mining projects in Burkin... [Published Lexology - Oct 09 2014]
Finding models for building Africa's power infr... [Published CNBC Africa - Oct 09 2014]
Where is the public in PPPs? Analysing the Worl... [Published Eurodad - Oct 09 2014]
Has The “Asian Takeover of the World Bank” Wors... [Published Afro American Newspaper - Oct 09 2014]
Planning minister in Washington for Bretton Woo... [Published Angola Press - Oct 08 2014]
Financing the Global Infrastructure Gap [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 08 2014]
African countries urged to consider innovative ... [Published Polity.org.za - Oct 06 2014]
RIFT VALLEY RESOURCES : Professor Colin Roberts... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 06 2014]
Financing the Global Infrastructure Gap [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 01 2014]
New WBG strategy to promote inclusive growth, o... [Published Dominican Today - Oct 01 2014]
Hungary's state-owned Eximbank grows at mesmeri... [Published TeleTrader.com - Sep 29 2014]
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Financing the Global Infrastructure Gap [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 08 2014]
Event Information October 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT Falk Auditorium Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Global infrastructure needs are gigantic, not only for advanced economies but ...
Financing the Global Infrastructure Gap [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - Oct 01 2014]
Event Information October 8, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT Falk Auditorium Brookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Global infrastructure needs are gigantic, not only for advanced economies but ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: World Bank Group to Provide... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 28 2014]
The World Bank Group (WBG), a group of five multilateral organizations that invest in developing countries, recently approved plans to disburse a total of USD 42 million to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: United Nations’ Internation... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 25 2014]
The International Labour Office (ILO), an agency of the United Nations that deals with labour standards, and the World Bank Group (WBG), agroup of five multilateral organizations that invest in developingcountries, reportedly have entered into a three-year ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: World Bank Group Donating $... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 15 2014]
The International Development Association (IDA), the arm of the World Bank Group (WBG) that offers interest-free credits and grants to the world’s 82 poorest countries, is planning to disburse a grant of USD 22 million to support the “Tajikistan Agriculture ...
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