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23/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on 23 June 2014 in Tunis a US$22 million grant from its Fragile States Facility for the Jiji and Mulembwe Hydroelectric Plant Project in Burundi. Representing the largest investment in Burundi in the post-war period, the project is also one of the largest investments made in the country’s energy infrastructure since the 1980s.

Categories: Burundi, Energy & Power, Fragile States Facility, Private Sector, Employment, Water Supply & Sanitation


23/06/2014 - On 23 June 2014, The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved funding of 12 million Units of Account (approximately 19 million dollars) for the Republic of Guinea. This sum will be taken from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF) and will contribute to financing the second phase of the Economic and Financial Reforms Support Programme (PAREF-II).

Categories: Guinea, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Employment, Youth


21/06/2014 - At a ceremony held on 20 June 2014 in Tunis, the Tunisian Government expressed its appreciation of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its crucial role in the transformation of the country's economy.

Categories: Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance


20/06/2014 - Parliamentarians from the fifteen members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) gathered in Lagos on 19 June for a two-day Capacity-building event to engage with experts, attend workshops and discuss together, how to achieve “Value for money (VfM), accountability and sustainability in the social sectors”.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Civil Society


20/06/2014 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé le mercredi 18 juin 2014 à Tunis, un projet de fourniture de services durables d’eau et d’assainissement de la municipalité d’Ezulwini au Swaziland dont l’objectif est de promouvoir la croissance inclusive, en prenant en compte les populations des zones rurales, urbaines et périurbaines.

Categories: Swaziland, Water Supply & Sanitation


19/06/2014 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé le 13 juin 2014 à Tunis, un projet de bitumage de l’axe Kyabe-Kingako au Tchad. Le montant du financement de cette importante infrastructure est de 80 millions 300 mille unité de compte (UC), soit environ 123 millions 700 mille dollars.

Categories: Chad, Infrastructure, Transport, Agriculture & Agro-industries


19/06/2014 - At its meeting in Tunis on 18 June 2014, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved a request for an additional USD 4 million equity investment in ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company).

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships


19/06/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on June 18, 2014 in Tunis the AfDB’s new Strategy for “Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa (2014-2019)”. The Strategy aims to place the institution at the center of Africa’s efforts to address fragility and pave the way for a more resilient and inclusive development trajectory.

Categories: Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Fragile States Facility, High-Level Panel on Fragile States


17/06/2014 - « Quand les projets sont bien préparés, ils n’échouent pas. La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a une grande expérience dans le domaine », a déclaré Neside Tas Anvaripour, directrice d’« Afrique 50 », le nouvel instrument de financement des infrastructures de la BAD. C’était le 15 juin 2014 à Dakar, au Sénégal au cours d’une rencontre organisée dans le cadre du sommet sur le financement des infrastructures en Afrique.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund


17/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on 13 June 2014 a loan of USD 300 million to Dangote Industries Limited for the construction and operation of a greenfield crude oil refinery and a greenfield fertilizer manufacturing plant.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Energy & Power, Private Sector



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