Ghana Rising: Sustainable Infrastructure Post COVID-19
“Ghana along with Pakistan presented a number of projects to a cross- sectional audience including some members of the Global Investors for Sustainable Development Alliance (GISD) on Thursday, 14th April, 2021 during the SDG Investment Fair which was held on the margins of the 2021 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development. Kenya and Jamaica also presented their projects on Tuesday, 13th April, 2021.
Launched in October, 2019 by the United Nations Secretary General, the GISD Alliance is made up of 30 CEOs, recognized leaders of major financial institutions and corporations spanning all the regions of the world. The focus of the Alliance is to deliver concrete solutions to scale-up long-term finance and investment in sustainable development. GISD’s work is supported by a Strategy Group appointed by the CEOs and by United Nations system partners coordinated by United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA).
The projects presented by Ghana included a pipeline of projects in sectors such as Transport, Agriculture, Energy, Education, Health, Housing and Green Infrastructure, with a focus on two main projects from the railway sector that are ready for financing.
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