Infrastructure and Islamic Economy Department

Many governments in Africa are now recognizing that the development of Islamic economies as an engine of socio-economic development and growth is an effective means of diversifying and strengthening their economies. As Islamic economy increasingly becomes a world-wide market phenomenon, specialist market information and expertise becomes an important factor for the development of a viable Islamic Economy industry and successful positioning in this fast-developing international market sector. This Department, which operates under the supervision of the Vice President-Infrastructure supports and advises African Governments, Public and Private sector entities and industry players in Africa on Public-Private Partnerships, Energy, Water and sanitation, ICT, Transport, Urban Development and Services, Islamic Economy development programs and initiatives; Policy Development, Quality Assurance, Capacity Development; Poultry and meat-based project development; Pharma-based and Cosmetic industry development; Media and Recreation; Logistics and Cluster dynamics; Livestock and agriculture project development; Clothing/Fashion; Hospitality and Tourism; Research and Innovation; Manufacturing and Processing; Market entry Strategy; and Islamic project financing.