Batoka Gorge investment conference

Issue 339 - 02 Feb 2017 | 1 minute read

Zambia and Zimbabwe plan an investment conference on 28 February in Lusaka to attract investors to finance and build the 2,400MW Batoka Gorge hydropower project on the Zambezi River.The two countries plan to build the project as an independent power producer using a special purpose vehicle under the supervision of the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA). The conference aims to attract development finance institutions, bilateral partners and local, regional and multinational private sector organisations. African Development Bank president Akinwumi Adesina is expected to be among the keynote speakers.

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