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DBSA to Host Municipal Infrastructure Delivery Webinar

27 September 2021, Johannesburg - The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), National Treasury and the European Union are hosting a webinar that will unpack the impact of the Infrastructure Investment Programme of South Africa (IIPSA).  The webinar will be streamed live from 10h00 to 12h00 on 30 September 2021.

IIPSA, an EU funded programme managed by the DBSA was designed to fast-track infrastructure delivery in municipalities. The programme was instrumental in fast tracking municipal infrastructure delivery and capacitating municipalities through the development of Long-Term Financing Plans (LTFP).

The webinar will unpack the learnings and successes of IIPSA and deliberate on potential solutions to promote partnerships between municipalities, the private sector, development finance institutions and other stakeholders to mobilize long-term financing for municipal infrastructure investment and service delivery.

Visit https://iipsa.uxolo.com/ for more information about the webinar.

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About IIPSA

The Infrastructure Investment Programme for South Africa (IIPSA) seeks to assist the South African Government in implementing its Medium-Term Strategic Framework and the National Development Plan. 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. IIPSA is expected to support the implementation of the government's infrastructure programme and to addressing the constraints to infrastructure development in South Africa and in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region. Financial leverage is a key principle of the IIPSA.

About the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA)

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is a leading Development Finance Institution (DFI) in Africa. Established in 1983, the DBSA participates across the entire infrastructure value chain and provides planning, project preparation, financing, and implementation support for economic and social infrastructure in South Africa, SADC and the rest of the African continent. The institution’s mission is to improve people’s lives, boost economic growth and promote regional integration through infrastructure development.

For more information, visit www.dbsa.org

For further information contact:

DBSA Media Relations
dbsa@dbsa.org

or 
Desiree Mojanaga

Specialist: External Marketing & Communications
desireem@dbsa.org