Abidjan Metro: From PPP to pure EPC
The Ivory Coast decided to keep the ECA-backed financing of the Abidjan Metro on balance sheet after it initially launched the project as a PPP in 2013. TXF spoke with Alain Descamps, chairman of the STAR consortium, the project's EPC contractor, to find out whether the scheme will serve as a viable financing template for other large-scale rail networks in the West African region.
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