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Welcome to the Development Bank of Southern Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) was established in 1983 to perform a broad economic development function within the homeland constitutional dispensation that prevailed at the time.
 
More information on The DBSA as an Organisation
 

 
 

 

What's New at DBSA


Programmes



DBSA Project Preparation
The DBSA has made funding available for project preparation in the following sectors:
• Transport: including road, bridges, air, shipping, rail, ports, and border posts
• Energy: including generation, transmission and distribution
• Information and Communication Technologies
• Water and Sanitation. 

For more information, please see the page for fund comparison page
 

The PACBP is a partnership initiative of the DBSA and the the IDC. The partnership initiative was initiated in 2008, and operations..

More information on the Pan African Capacity Building Programme


Infrastructure Investment Programme for South Africa
The main purpose of the IIPSA funding is to enhance sustainable economic growth and the delivery of key services affecting development in South Africa and in the SADC Region.

For more information, please see the page for fund comparison page
    
This unique, new national fund supports green initiatives to help South Africa’s transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and climate resilient development path, delivering high-impact economic, environmental and social benefits.

More information on The Green Fund 

 Project Preparation & Development Facility
PPDF is financed by the European Union and KFW. The aim of the PPDF is to assist SADC to address the implementation of the SADC Regional Infrastructure Development Master Plan.

For more information, please see the page for fund comparison page
 

DBSA – USTDA Infrastructure Cooperation
The cooperation agreement between the DBSA and U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) allows for the acceleration of large scale infrastructure projects in the power, transport and ICT sectors across Sub Saharan Africa through project preparation grant/capital funding and other funding mechanisms.

More information on the USTDA
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