05/12/2013 - On Wednesday, December 4, the Board of the African Development Bank Group approved US $28.92-million in budget support composed of a loan of UA 13.91 million and a grant of UA 4.93 million to the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, from the concessionary African Development Fund resources to finance the country’s Youth Employability and Insertion Support Programme (PAAEIJ).
04/12/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, December 4 approved the combined Country Strategy Paper (CSP) and 2013 Portfolio Review for Côte d’Ivoire. The CSP derived inputs from the portfolio review, while taking into account the central objective of the Bank’s 2013-2022 Ten Year Strategy, particularly the Fragile States component, the expected outcomes of the 2012-2015 National Development Plan (NDP), the analysis of challenges and opportunities for Côte d’Ivoire as well as the Bank’s experience in the country.
07/11/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, November 6 in Tunis the Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) electricity networks interconnection project. The total financing by the African Development Bank Group (African Development Fund, Fragile States Facility and Nigeria Trust Fund) amounts to EUR 145 million, representing roughly 40 per cent of the total project cost. The project will secure power supply for the four Mano River Union member countries, and will be implemented between 2014 and 2017.
25/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group chaired by Emmanuel Mbi, First Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer,on Wednesday July 24, 2013 in Tunis, approved five projects covering the following:
25/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, July 24, a senior loan of up to 50 million euros to finance the CIPREL Power Expansion Project to increase the existing plant capacity by 222 MW and thereby help Côte d’Ivoire to meet its growing energy needs through the provision of reliable and affordable electricity supply while also reducing the environmental footprint associated with electricity generation.
28/02/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved Wednesday in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, a loan of US $300 million to finance the Transport Sector and Economic Governance Reform Program and the Nigeria Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for the period 2013-2017.
20/12/2012 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a senior loan of USD 50 million for the expansion of the Azito power plant in Côte d'Ivoire. This facility aims to finance the third phase of the project which consists of converting the existing 288 MW simple-cycle power plant to a combined-cycle power plant, thereby increasing the total generation capacity to 430 MW.
07/03/2012 - The African Development Bank‘s (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a €58 million loan (equivalent to FCFA 38 billion) towards the financing of the construction, operation and maintenance of the 1.9 km-long Henri Konan Bédié Toll Bridge to be built over the Ébrié lagoon in Abidjan, in what will be the Bank’s first private sector operation in the country in more than a decade. Today’s Board approval marks AfDB’s strong commitment to lead and actively contribute to Côte d’Ivoire’s reconstruction efforts following the decade-long political conflict that adversely affected the country’s essential infrastructure.
02/03/2012 - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved an equity investment of USD 50 million into the Carlyle Sub Saharan Africa Fund on 22February. This fund is the first investment vehicle that the US-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group has raised to pursue its geographical expansion into sub-Saharan Africa.
02/03/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved a grant of approximately €25 million (CFA 16.4 billion) to Côte d’Ivoire to finance an agricultural infrastructure support project in the Indénié-Djuablin region.