Thought Leadership

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is not a commercial bank, but a bank that identifies opportunities to address societal issues, through projects that prove their social and environmental worth.

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The Nelson Mandela centenary build

The strategic position of the DBSA’s CSI provides for alignment of CSI initiatives to the core mandate and operations of the Bank. Community involvement in any community development project is critical.

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Contractor development

As an implementing agent, IDD actively supports government’s objective of transformation and the economic empowerment of businesses of previously disadvantaged individuals. 

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Revitalisation of industrial parks

Programme to support the construction of infrastructure that enables both public and private investors to establish industrial parks or special economic development zones or upgrade old infrastructure in an existing industrial park.

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Refurbishing schools infrastructure

The Eastern Cape Department of Education (EC DOE) appointed the DBSA in October 2015 to be one of the implementing agents for their Accelerated Schools Infrastructure Delivery Programme (ASIDI).

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Zambia road infrastructure rehabilitation programme

The Zambian government’s Road Development Agency and the National Road Fund Agency (NRFA) embarked on a road infrastructure project, which encompasses the rehabilitation and upgrading of eight existing roads across the country, which wil

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Ghana Cenpower Generation Company

Cenpower Generation Company is a Ghanaian company established to develop, construct and operate a 350 MW combined cycle power generation plant, capable of operating on both liquid fuel and natural gas.

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