Kenya Hosts the AU Program on Infrastructure for Development (PIDA Week)
Kenya hosted the Africa Union’s PIDA (Program on Infrastructure for Development) Week from Monday 28th – 2nd March, 2022. The meeting brought together international and regional expertise from multiple stakeholders to deliberate on the issues around infrastructure delivery in Africa, and those related to PIDA.
It focused on how Africa can lead the way in the delivery of infrastructure in a post-COVID era, supporting the economic and social imperatives of the continent in the digital age. The event was held both in-person and on virtual platforms and it brought together Heads of State and Heads of Government, diplomatic missions, special envoys, development partners and business community.
The high-level continental meeting was also graced by, H.E. Hon. Raila Amollo Odinga, Africa Union’s High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa; H.E Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, the CEO of African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD); H.E Dr. Amani Abou-Zeid, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission (AUC); H.E, Hon. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the United Republic of Tanzania among others.