Loans & Grants
04/12/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessionary arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, approved on Tuesday, December 3 a loan of US $65.0 million and a grant of US $900,000 to Malawi, and a loan of US $7.7 million to Zambia, respectively, for a total of about US $73.6 million, for the Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase IV.
18/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Friday, October 18 a US $12.5-million equity investment in the Kibo Fund II. This contribution will allow the Fund to provide access to finance and capacity building to an underserved market of outward-looking small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market African firms, particularly in low-income and fragile states within various sectors in Africa, thereby boosting income generation and job creation.
26/06/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on 26 June 2013 a senior loan of USD 80 million in local currencies for OLAM Africa Investment Program (OAIP) to deepen the integration of OLAM Group’s agricultural value chain by investments in processing of wheat and palm oil in Africa. The program includes five sub-projects in Cameroon, Ghana, Mozambique and Senegal.
29/05/2013 - The African Development Bank on May 28 in Marrakech, Morocco, granted a supplementary loan of US $33.213 million to the government of Mozambique for the rehabilitation of the country’s Massinger Dam. The funds will ensure effective sustainability of the Massingir Dam by preventing its collapse in the event of a heavy downpour.
06/12/2012 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday approved the institution’s Information Technology Strategy 2013-2015 and the Bank Group’s Participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund.
Categories: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport, Infrastructure, ADF
24/10/2012 - In September 2012, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved three path-breaking projects for climate resilience funded by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and AfDB for a total of $50.75 million.
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.
22/09/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on 20 September 2011 in Tunis approved loans and grants amounting to 160 million Units of Account* (USD 257.6 million) to finance public sector growth support as well as water and sanitation projects in Burkina Faso, Mozambique, and Niger.
06/04/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) today approved the 2011-2012 Regional Integration Strategy Paper for Southern Africa. Regional integration is one of the organisation’s priorities, , as reflected in its 2008-2011 Medium-Term Strategy, its Strategic and Operational Framework for Regional Operations and the its 2009-2012 Regional Integration Strategy.
Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Regional Integration, Energy & Power
21/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved 3 projects in the water sector in the last few weeks amounting to USD 114.35 Million. The Bank strongly believes supporting the sector is important to enhancing economic growth, improving living conditions as well as the health and education sectors of beneficiary countries.