Wanda Felton, Vice Chair & first Vice President, Export-Import Bank of the USA

Africa Needs Long-Term Solutions - Part of the Powering Africa HubThe Export-Import Bank of the United States wants to create a sustainable power sector in Africa.Five out of the 12 US agencies, under the Power Africa Initiative, attended the Africa Energy Forum. These agencies, forming part of both the US government and public sector, are collaborating to bring 10,000MW of power to Africa. The aid comes in the form of technical assistance, financing, and capacity building.Of the US$22 billion the US government agencies have committed to the Power Africa Initiative, the US Export-Import Bank is supplying US$5 billion as part of the US government’s commitment. This is according to Wanda Felton, vice chair and first vice president of the US Export-Import Bank who spoke to Engerati at the Africa Energy Forum.To read the full article on http://www.engerati.com/ click here: http://goo.gl/dg2v9h

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