Climate Resilient Road Transportation Infrastructure

ACCRA, MAY 9, 2020 - The construction of a major road in the Teshie suburb of Accra
Climate Resilient Road Transportation Infrastructure
SectorMost major industry classification systems use sources of revenue as their basis for classifying companies into specific sectors, subsectors and industries. In order to group like companies based on their sustainability-related risks and opportunities, SASB created the Sustainable Industry Classification System® (SICS®) and the classification of sectors, subsectors and industries in the SDG Investor Platform is based on SICS.
Land Transportation
Business Model Description

Provide technical assistance to or implement the design, construction work and supervision of climate proofing existing or new road transport infrastructure connecting Djibouti's transportation hubs.

Expected Impact

Enhance regional economic integration and collaborative action against climate risks and towards national economic growth and food security.

Indicative ReturnDescribes the rate of growth an investment is expected to generate within the IOA. The indicative return is identified for the IOA by establishing its Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return of Investment (ROI) or Gross Profit Margin (GPM).
10% - 15% (in IRR)
Investment TimeframeDescribes the time period in which the IOA will pay-back the invested resources. The estimate is based on asset expected lifetime as the IOA will start generating accumulated positive cash-flows.
Short Term (0–5 years)
Market SizeDescribes the value of potential addressable market of the IOA. The market size is identified for the IOA by establishing the value in USD, identifying the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) or providing a numeric unit critical to the IOA.
USD 100 million - USD 1 billion
Average Ticket Size (USD)Describes the USD amount for a typical investment required in the IOA.
USD 1 million - USD 10 million
Direct ImpactDescribes the primary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (SDG 9) Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG 11) Climate Action (SDG 13)
Indirect ImpactDescribes the secondary SDG(s) the IOA addresses.
Zero Hunger (SDG 2) Decent Work and Economic Growth (SDG 8)
Sector Sources
  • 1) Djibouti in Sustainable Development Report. 2021. 2) World Bank LPI Country Score Card: Djibouti. 2018. 3) Horn of Africa Initiative, Key Priority Projects to Deepen Regional Integration. 2020. 4) Great Horn Investment Holding. Chairman's Speech. 2020. 5) UN Women Country Profile, SDG 8. 2021. 6) Financial Times. June 2021. 7) ILOSTAT. ILO Modelled Estimates, 2019. 8) World Bank Group and UKAid, December, 2018. Port Development in East and Southern Africa: Prospects and challenges. Volume 2: Country and Port Fact Sheets and Projections. 2018. 9) World Trade Organisation (WTO). Trade Policy Review on Djibouti. 2014. 10) The Africa Report. 2021. 11) Horn of Africa Initiative Ministerial Roundtable, March 2021. Joint Presentation by African Development Bank (AfDB), European Union (EU) and World Bank (WB). 2021. 12) Horn of Africa Initiative Ministerial Roundtable, March 2021. Joint Presentation by African Development Bank (AfDB), European Union (EU) and World Bank (WB). 2021. 13) Task Force on Transport and Connectivity. Towards an enhanced Africa-EU. 2020. 14) Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority & Great Horn Investment Holding, Worldwide Connection, Presentation. July 2021. 15) Asian Development Bank. Guidelines for Climate Proofing Investment in the Transport Sector. 2011.
IOA Sources
  • 16) Railway Technology. Ethiopia-Djibouti Railway Line Modernisation. 2021. 17) TradeMark East Africa. Hargeisa Bypass Road Construction. 2021. 18) UK Government. World News History. UK Ambassador launches construction of the Hargeisa bypass. 2021. 19) Nordic Development Fund. Proposal for Final Consideration. 2015. 20) Nordic Development Fund. Project Database: Developing Capacity for a Climate Resilient Road Sector [NDF C59]. 2021. 21) International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD). Djibouti. 2021. 22) UNDP, Djibouti. 2021. 23) Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Precatory Survey Report. 2018. 24) UNCTAD. The Djibouti City – Addis Ababa Transit and Transport Corridor. 2018. 25) Oxford Business Group. A surge in Ethiopia-bound trade from Djibouti increases traffic and prompts reforms. 2020. 26) Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR). Climate Risk and Adaptation Country Profile: Djibouti. 2011. 27) Republic of Djibouti. Vision Djibouti 2035. 2014. 28) Strategy of Accelerated Growth and Promotion of Employment (SCAPE) 2015-2019. 2014. 29) Republic of Djibouti. Intended Nationally Determined Contribution of the Republic of Djibouti. 2015. 30) Republic of Djibouti. Le Code des investissements. 2016. 31) Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority. Free Zone Code Incentives. 2021., detailed in 32) NewAfrica. New road link between Ethiopia and Djibouti. 2020. 33) Horn of Africa Initiative. World Bank prioritizes the Horn of Africa in its approach for regional integration in Africa. 2021. 34) International Monetary Fund (IMF). Djibouti: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Annual Progress Report. 2021.