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on infrastructure and investment projects.

Twenty-two (22) participants from six (6) DFIs benefited from the programme.



Financial Modelling

12th - 16th September 2016, Ezulwini, Swaziland

The aim of the programme was to up-skill staff in the areas of business valuation (especially discounted
cash flow), scenario planning, management decision making, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial
statement analysis and project finance, using computer based applications.

The programme was also aimed at participants understanding the elements of financial modelling, developing and practicing financial modelling, being able to conduct simulations of different financing
scenarios and practicing on various case studies of financial modelling and project finance.

This training was attended by thirty-four (34) delegates from fourteen (14) DFIs as well as the Central Bank of Swaziland and nine countries were represented.


Public Private Partership

15th - 17th August 2016, Windhoek, Namibia

The three-day foundation programme was done for the Development Bank of Namibia. It focused on
assisting participants on how to implement Public Private Partnership Projects, and how to structure the relationship between the public sector and the private sector, so that risks are borne by those best
able to control them.

Thirty-eight (38) delegates attended the programme from the Development Bank of Namibia, City of Windhoek, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Ministry of Urban and Rural Development, Ministry of Veteran’s Affairs, Ministry of Works and Transport, National Assembly, National Planning Commission, Office of the Attorney General and Trans-Namib Holding.


Investment Appraisal and Risk Analysis

25th - 29th July 2016, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The programme covered modern techniques of finance, financial modelling, applied economic analysis, risk analysis and risk management as they are applied to the appraisal of infrastructure projects. The programme was also designed to develop the operational skills of participants so that they are able

 • Plan and evaluate infrastructure projects;
 • Add value through the redesign of projects;
 • Evaluate alternative financing options;
 • Prepare project financing agreements; and
 • Design strategies to address stakeholder concerns.

Eighteen (18) participants from six (6) development finance institutions and the Partial Credit Guarantee
Fund from the Ministry of Finance in Lesotho attended the programme. Six (6) countries in all were represented.


Public Private Partership

6th - 7th July 2016, Gaborone, Botswana

The DFRC facilitated a public private partnership programme for Botswana Investment and Trade Centre for its management as well as local state-owned enterprises and ministries.

The overall objectives of the programme were to share with participants how to implement Public Private partnership Projects and how to structure the relationship between the