Loans & Grants
26/09/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group met on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Tunis and approved US $43.27 million (UA 28.845 million) to finance Sierra Leone’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which aims to increase access to water and sanitation in the rural areas of the country. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Agenda for Prosperity and achievement of the water supply, sanitation and hygiene targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Categories: Tunisia, Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Human Capital Development, Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF
23/09/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the conversion of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) – a bilateral trust fund established with funding from the Government of Denmark and administered by the AfDB – into a multi-donor trust fund with a wider remit.
20/09/2013 - The Mid-Year Review of the Bank Group Capacity Development Strategy approved on 13 January 2010 was submitted to the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 in Tunis, for its due consideration and appreciation.
13/09/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, and the AFD Director General, Anne Paugam. The AfDB Executive Director for France, Belgium and Spain, François Kruger, was in attendance.
Categories: Tunisia, France, Belgium, Spain, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Human Capital Development, Transport
28/08/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Djibouti on Monday, August 26, signed the funding agreements, totalling US $7.5 million, for a geothermal exploration project in the region of Lake Assal.
23/08/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have signed a grant agreement worth US $45 million to boost the Pan African University.
22/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved today the Africa Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Program, a four-year, US $125-million funding program combined with a US $3.98-million technical assistance package granted by the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), aiming at supporting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa.
18/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group met on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Tunis, and approved country strategy papers for Equatorial Guinea and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tunisia, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance, Poverty Reduction, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Infrastructure
18/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Board approved on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Tunis a US $22.56-million African Development Fund loan to finance Senegal’s Community Roads Project. The Community Roads Project in support of the National Local Development Programme (PPC/PNDL) seeks to help improve the rural population’s access to basic socio-economic services and increase rural income and employment.
18/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved the Bank’s Independent Evaluation Strategy 2013-2017 on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Tunis. The Independent Evaluation Strategy links the ultimate goals of the Independent Evaluation Policy with the work program of the Bank’s Operations Evaluation Department (OPEV).