News & Events
16/01/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved today a line of credit of 13 million euros to support small and medium enterprises and industries (SME/SMI) in Niger.
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 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a consenti le mercredi 14 novembre 2012 à Tunis, un prêt d’environ 17 milliards de FCFA à la République du Niger. Ce montant qui sera prélevé sur les ressources du Guichet FAD, contribuera au financement du Programme d’appui à la croissance inclusive et au renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire (PACIRSA).
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.
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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.
03/09/2012 - Backed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), Niger has received approval from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) for US $22 million to support its Water Resources Mobilization and Development Project. It seeks to boost food production in 10 rural districts in Niger, and ultimately improve the livelihoods of some 700,000 people, by implementing mini dams, wells and boreholes, irrigation schemes, erosion control and other water management measures along with the social infrastructure and training needed at the local level to ensure sustainability. Moreover, climate resilient seeds and farming techniques will be introduced to increase agricultural production.
27/07/2012 - The Diffa region to the far south-east of Niger is one of the areas most affected by cycles of drought, characterized especially by dune encroachment, increased silting in agricultural and stock breeding areas and a steady deterioration of the natural environment.
23/04/2012 - Zambia hosted the annual pilot countries meeting of the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) on 12 to 13 March 2012. Teams from Mozambique, Niger and Zambia joined counterparts from around the world in Livingstone, Zambia, to share lessons learned and best practices in developing strategic plans for climate resilience
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.
23/02/2012 - On 12 an 13 March 2012, representatives from Mozambique, Niger and Zambia will be in Livingstone, Zambia, to attend the fifth meeting of pilot countries and regions participating in the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR), a program of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). As implementing agent of the CIF, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will also attend.