Economic and Financial Review


Central Bank of Nigeria


Finance, Financing Infrastructure, Financing Growth, Economy, Nigeria, Economic Development


The paper addresses the issue of finance for infrastructure, the adequacy or otherwise of the traditional annuall budgetary allocation, and alternative methods for funding infrastructure. The potentials of the stockmarket in filling the financing gap, option of Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement in upscaling our infrastructure is examined. The paper covers an assessment of the merits and demerits of PPP, the PPP process and framework in Nigeria, and how Nigeria could benefit from the experiences of other jurisdictions.

Author Bio

Engineer Mansur Ahmed is currently the pioneer Director General and Chief Executive of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC).

Publication Title

CBN Economic and Financial Review





Recommended Citation

Mansur, Ahmed (2011). Financing Infrastructure and Growth: Lessons and Experience. CBN Economic and Financial Review. 49(4), 179-191.

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Economics Commons



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