News & Events
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
Categories: Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Food Production, Health, Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Regional Integration, Education, Poverty Reduction, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries
29/05/2013 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), on 28 May in Marrakech, signed a $US 400,000 agreement with The Gambia to provide legal assistance in the negotiations of independent power projects and transmission as well as distribution upgrades in the Greater Banjul area.
28/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group and The Gambia, on May 28, 2013 in Marrakech, signed a USD 26.6 million protocol agreement to boost the agricultural production and food security in the country.
10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.
19/11/2012 - The African Development Bank Group approved Wednesday a grant of 1.88 million UA (US $2.9 million) to the Republic of The Gambia to finance the Economic and Financial Governance Operation (EFIGO) – Phase 1. The funding supports the implementation of a multi-year reform program to fund The Gambia’s implementation of its development strategy Program for Accelerated Growth and Employment (PAGE).
07/11/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 2nd call for proposals of the Microfinance Capacity Building Fund (“MCBF”). Award amounts will range from US $200,000 to US $500,000 per project, depending on the activity, and will be given to approximately 6-8 awardees.
Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Cape Verde, Private Sector Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance
16/07/2012 - The Regional Project on Sustainable Management of Endemic Ruminant Livestock (PROGEBE) resulted from the will of The Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Senegal to implement preservation measures for the trypanotolerant livestock (Ndama cattle, Djallonké sheep and West African dwarf goat) and its natural habitat.
18/06/2012 - Public finance is not enough to meet Africa’s growing need for better water and sanitation, said a senior African Development Bank (AfDB) official at a conference on the subject. Private funding must also play its part, he said.
02/04/2012 - More than 140,000 small-scale farmers across the Gambia have enjoyed greatly increased crop output after formerly unproductive land was put to the plough as a result of a USD 17.5 million watershed management project, started in 2006 and co-financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Gambian government.
28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning their irrigation canals, resulting in lost production and productivity.