GAIA’s core focus areas

Why the name 'GAIA'?

We named our company 'GAIA' because our investment philosophy is so strongly rooted in natural resources. In line with South African development needs, GAIA Infrastructure Partners has identified three key infrastructure roles for investment: energy-related infrastructure, water infrastructure and transport infrastructure.

  • Voluntary investments
  • Competition for best returns
  • Regulatory support (FSB)
  • Profits remaining in South Africa
  • Growth of private developers
  • Local procurement
  • International investment
  • Economic growth
  • Prescribed assets
  • State allocation of resources
  • High-cost base
  • No competition
  • No transparency
  • No accountability
  • Weak currency
  • International suppliers