We are the development agency of the African Union, coordinating and executing priority regional and continental development projects to promote regional integration towards the accelerated realisation of Agenda 2063 – Africa’s vision and action plan. We are mandated to strengthen capacity of Member States and regional bodies.



The Engineering and Technology Grouping of Export Councils (ETGEC)

The Engineering and Technology Grouping of Export Councils (ETGEC) comprises the International Steel Fabricators (ISF), South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC), South African Capital Equipment Export Council (SACEEC), Built Environment Professionals Export Council (BEPEC) and the Rail Road’s Association (RRA) of Southern Africa.

This grouping of export councils, supported by the South African Department of Trade and Industry the dti has a reach of over one thousand South African national and multinational companies, through its membership base and that of its associated industry bodies. It was formed in order to provide a holistic support offering to members companies as they participate in infrastructure projects on the African continent.


NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF)

The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) is an independent non-profit organisation that coordinates private sector efforts aimed at Africa’s economic growth and development in alignment with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) thematic areas. The objective of the NBF is to support public sector endorsed plans and projects by mobilising private sector resources (finance, expertise and information) towards Africa’s economic growth and development.

The NBF is a neutral ‘Implementing Agent’ for public-private development initiatives in Africa. It does this by facilitating project executions, providing project management services and by removing blockages to project implementation. The NBF is ideally positioned to accelerate project execution on behalf of various stakeholders and funders.

Terrence Mutuswa
Phone: +27 10 596 1899