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AL for Infrastructure

Africa not only has inadequate infrastructure to meet the demands of her growing population, but it is also faced with ageing infrastructure that requires upgrading. To support this growth in population and ensure that basic needs are met, infrastructure development needs to take place on a wide scale, which will rely on Engineering & Build Environment expertise for effective implementation. Infrastructure forms one of the most fundamental building blocks in promoting economic development and promoting quality of life. The AL for Infrastructure network provides a platform where young leaders can connect with seasoned professionals to allow for intergenerational knowledge transfer in industry practices and new ideas that can power the industry forward.

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What we do

Guided by SDGs 6 (clean water & sanitation); 7 (affordable, clean energy), 9 (industry, innovation & infrastructure) and 11 (sustainable cities), the network enhances the participation of young leaders in finding innovative and technology-driven solutions
towards sustainable infrastructure that will be resilient, promote inclusivity and minimize the impacts of climate change. Our initiatives are:

  • Tech-based hackathons
  • Design and innovation challenges
  • Coaching and Career Guidance
  • Virtual and In-Person Events
  • Infrastructure Sector Employer Engagement

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