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30/01/2015 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a réitéré, jeudi 29 janvier 2015 à Addis-Abeba, son engagement à mobiliser des ressources supplémentaires en faveur du Plan d’action de Kigali. Ce Plan entend fournir de l’eau potable et des services d’assainissement à 5 millions de personnes dans les dix pays africains les moins avancés dans ce domaine.

Categories: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships

30/01/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, January 28 in Abidjan the revised version of the Resolution establishing the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) and its operating rules and procedures. These procedures simplify the process of filing complaints from persons adversely affected by a project or programme financed by the Bank. They also enable the IRM to provide advisory service to the Bank.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire

29/01/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, January 28, 2014 approved Guinea Bissau’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for 2015-2019. The document provides a framework for the Bank’s post-crisis support to the country.

Categories: Guinea-Bissau, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Health, Education

29/01/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) expressed on Tuesday, January 27 its support to the African Union (AU) in implementing Africa’s commitments for an accelerated agricultural growth and transformation.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries

29/01/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), as host of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Africa Hub, organized on January 26 and 27 a workshop in Abidjan with representatives of African countries and partner institutions.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), Energy & Power, Environment, Partnerships

23/01/2015 - Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, officially launched, on Thursday, January 22, the commencement of the construction of the Nairobi Outer Ring Road Improvement Project, jointly financed by the African Development Bank and the Government of Kenya.

Categories: Kenya, Transport

23/01/2015 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved at the end of 2014 a USD 777,000 preparation grant for JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to support the development of a 72 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant as the first renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Cameroon. The SEFA grant will finance environmental and social impact assessments and the cost related to the technical, legal and financial advisory services.

Categories: Cameroon, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa

22/01/2015 - On Thursday, January 22 in Davos, Switzerland, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent. The collaboration seeks to develop solutions that drive inclusive growth in Africa by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships

21/01/2015 - “Africa’s abundance of natural resources (forestry, agriculture, minerals, oil and gas), offer a major opportunity to close the development gap,” said African Development Bank’s Vice-President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the High Level Conference on Transparency and Sustainable Development held in Nouakchott from January 19-20, 2015.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Partnerships

20/01/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 19, 2015 that it has approved a €1.07-million grant for the development of an Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Plan for the Seychelles.

Categories: Seychelles, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility

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