Côte d’Ivoire has an exceptional infrastructure with a network exceeding 8,000 miles (13,000 km) of paved roads; modern telecommunications services; cellular phones and Internet access; 2 active ports; rail links-in the process of being upgraded; regular air service within the region; and real estate developments for commercial, industrial, retail, and residential use. Côte d’Ivoire’s location and connections to neighbouring countries makes it a preferred platform from which Europeans conduct West African business operations.
Ivory Coast has stepped up public investment programs and plans to invest in capital in order to provide significant spending on economic infrastructure needed to sustain growth. Because of the private sector activity, continued infrastructure development will remain.
World Bank $200 Million Electricity Package to fund off-grid access to electricity for 19 African countries
The World Bank’s latest approved project will fund the West African Development Bank and ECOWAS to extend off-grid access to electricity for 19 African countries. The Board of the World Bank Group has recently approved the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project...read more
According to the International Energy Agency’s latest assessment of global energy consumption and energy-related CO2 emissions, global energy demand has grown at the fastest ever rate worldwide. About the Report: The Global Energy & CO2 Status Report provides a...read more