• PPDU shall:
  1. Identify, select and prioritize regional integration infrastructure projects in consultation with the ECOWAS Commission, Member States and the private sector;
  2. Mobilise the  resources required for preparation and development of infrastructure projects;
  3. Undertake the studies and activities required for preparation and development of infrastructure projects with a view to making the projects bankable;
  4. Create a more attractive climate for regional infrastructure projects  financing and investment;
  5. Manage the Infrastructure Funds, and all the other Funds placed at its disposal;
  6. Serve as  regional focal point for capacity-building of similar structures in ECOWAS Member States;
  7. Negotiate and conclude cooperation and/or partnership agreements with regional and sub-regional institutions in the area of infrastructure project preparation and development.
  8. Monitor and evaluate the implementation of projects it supports.