Africa needs between US$57 trillion between now and 2030 to maintain growth and upgrade it's infrastructure. Combined estimates average about US$93 billion per year. No single source can provide the capital required to fund Africa’s needs.

 


SAMIs investment committee includes professionals who screen, manage, and prepare feasibility studies as part of our regular workflow. Every project presented to us is initially filtered through our IC and given an internal first stage preview. This process helps us identify a very basic checklist of items that form our Fatal Flaws Analysis, feasibility study preparation, and project plan.

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Projects that have been selected by our IC qualify for feasibility funding. At this point SAMI will negotiate an equity position in the project in return for SAFE funding the entire feasibility process until a Feasibility Report becomes available. The actual feasibility document varies according to project type, funding needs, and timelines; therefore completion of feasibility requirements is normally determined during the planning stages.

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Technical documentation that is the basis of our feasibility studies are part of the requirements for project finance in later stages. SAMI LP and GP partners will normally purchase the funds equity position in a project at later stages when feasibility studies are nearing completion and are expected to participate in further project development work or project finance once the fund exits.

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