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Africa’s Need for Regional Bioenergy Markets
Result: Africa Fails to Develop
Less Than 4% is Intra-African Trade
Result: Africa Fails to Develop “ Today’s haphazard, overlapping regional integration is proving largely ineffective, and ...
Result: Africa Fails to Develop But bioenergy doesn’t have to  follow the same path…
Benefits of Regional Markets <ul><li>Value addition stays “at home” </li></ul><ul><li>Creates opportunities for SMEs </li>...
Examples of Functioning Regional Initiatives <ul><li>Intra-COMESA trade: $3 billion (2000) to $15 billion (2009) </li></ul...
The Best Idea the World Bank Ever Had? <ul><li>DECEMBER 2005: Former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz met with Brazilia...
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)  Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2007
Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2007 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$301 million Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2007 Economic Communit...
East African Community Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2008
East African Community Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2008
East African Community Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$334.7 million Source:  US Energy Information Administrati...
Southern African Development Community Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2008
Southern African Development Community Source:  US Energy Information Administration 2008
Southern African Development Community Without SA: US$444.57 million Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$1.415 billi...
UK-Brazil Study on Southern African Biofuels
UK-Brazil Study on Southern African Biofuels <ul><li>Double from 700,000 ha to 1.5 million ha in 10-15 yrs </li></ul><ul><...
What Needs To Be Done? <ul><li>Strengthen regional markets:  Food  &   Fuel </li></ul><ul><li>Access and Infrastructure </...
What Needs To Be Done? <ul><li>Develop low-cost technologies using local resources for local needs </li></ul><ul><li>Inves...
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  1. 2. Africa’s Need for Regional Bioenergy Markets
  2. 3. Result: Africa Fails to Develop
  3. 4. Less Than 4% is Intra-African Trade
  4. 5. Result: Africa Fails to Develop “ Today’s haphazard, overlapping regional integration is proving largely ineffective, and this severely hampers African countries’ ability to compete in international markets.” — Mo Ibrahim
  5. 6. Result: Africa Fails to Develop But bioenergy doesn’t have to follow the same path…
  6. 7. Benefits of Regional Markets <ul><li>Value addition stays “at home” </li></ul><ul><li>Creates opportunities for SMEs </li></ul><ul><li>Increases demand for improved trade infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces demands on foreign exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Supports regional development </li></ul>
  7. 8. Examples of Functioning Regional Initiatives <ul><li>Intra-COMESA trade: $3 billion (2000) to $15 billion (2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Celtel (Zain) </li></ul><ul><li>Seacom </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases broadband capacity 50% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Serena Hotels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda (EAC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mozambique, Pakistan, Afghanistan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>East African Breweries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tusker, Citizen, White Cap, Bell (and spirits) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. The Best Idea the World Bank Ever Had? <ul><li>DECEMBER 2005: Former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz met with Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva </li></ul><ul><li>“ Brazil has an enormous amount of knowledge and technology related to energy and the environment that Brazil can share with the rest of the world.”— Wolfowitz </li></ul><ul><li>Specific request to Brazil to transfer biofuel and green energy technology to Africa </li></ul><ul><li>“ It is obvious to me that the potential for partnerships between the World Bank and Brazil in exporting Brazilian know-how is large and only beginning to be tapped.”—Wolfowitz </li></ul>
  9. 10. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Source: US Energy Information Administration 2007
  10. 11. Source: US Energy Information Administration 2007 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  11. 12. Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$301 million Source: US Energy Information Administration 2007 Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  12. 13. East African Community Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  13. 14. East African Community Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  14. 15. East African Community Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$334.7 million Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  15. 16. Southern African Development Community Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  16. 17. Southern African Development Community Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  17. 18. Southern African Development Community Without SA: US$444.57 million Total Annual Foreign Exchange Savings: US$1.415 billion Source: US Energy Information Administration 2008
  18. 19. UK-Brazil Study on Southern African Biofuels
  19. 20. UK-Brazil Study on Southern African Biofuels <ul><li>Double from 700,000 ha to 1.5 million ha in 10-15 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>Double sugar production for local consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Produce 7.3 billion litres of ethanol annually </li></ul><ul><li>Create 300,000 direct jobs & 700,000 indirect </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid US$1.6 billion in gas imports </li></ul><ul><li>Receive US$2.9 billion in revenue </li></ul>Source: E4Tech (UK)
  20. 21. What Needs To Be Done? <ul><li>Strengthen regional markets: Food & Fuel </li></ul><ul><li>Access and Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Develop regional policies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blending mandates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feed-in tariffs for renewable sources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mini-grids for rural areas </li></ul>
  21. 22. What Needs To Be Done? <ul><li>Develop low-cost technologies using local resources for local needs </li></ul><ul><li>Invest in agricultural research and extension services to increase productivity/efficiency </li></ul>
  22. 23. Thank you for your attention. www.pangealink.org
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