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07/04/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank approved on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 an African Development Fund (ADF) loan of US $52.5 million for the Government of Tanzania to finance a Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Teacher Education Project in Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Education, Youth, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, ADF


27/03/2014 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is leveraging support to Zambia’s National Agriculture Investment Plan (NAIP: 2014-2018) with the approval of a US $31.12 million (UA 20.54 million) grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Programme (GAFSP), to support its agriculture value chain development project.

Categories: Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Food Production, Poverty Reduction


04/03/2014 - Global notions of ‘North’ and ‘South’ may mercifully be the polarities of the past, but consider this contrast: how is it that enough men in ‘the North’ worry out loud that they are somehow ‘finished’, while here in the South it is painfully clear to almost all of us that women have barely started?

Categories: Gender, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Civil Society, Youth


27/02/2014 - Plans to resuscitate Oku Iboku Pulp and Paper Mill in Akwa Ibom and Cross River States in Southeastern Nigeria were concretized on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in Tunis, where Executive Directors of the African Development Bank approved a US $30-million loan to finance the rehabilitation project.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Environment, Structural Transformation


27/02/2014 - It was in Congo that Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, began his official visit to Central Africa, on February 24, 2014. Scheduled for four days, the visit concludes in Libreville, Gabon, on February 27.

Categories: Congo, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


20/02/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé, le 29 janvier 2014, à la cérémonie de lancement des travaux de construction d’infrastructures destinées à mobiliser de l’eau à des fins domestique et agricole à Saday. Au terme du projet, plus de 100 000 personnes auront ainsi un meilleur accès aux ressources en eau.

Categories: Djibouti, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, African Water Facility


14/02/2014 - Many in East Africa still recall the devastating drought of 2009. In Kenya alone, it left nearly 80% of cattle dead in some parts of the country. Whether linked to the effects of global warming or not, this drought is estimated to have cost the Kenyan economy about US $12 billion. Its impact was most pronounced in the arid and semi-arid areas of the country.

Categories: Kenya, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation


06/02/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, February 5 in Tunis approved Swaziland’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for 2014-2018, which focuses on promoting economic growth and improving living conditions of the people.

Categories: Swaziland, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Poverty Reduction


03/02/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) octroie un don de 960 000 euros au Secrétariat exécutif de l’Autorité du bassin du Niger (ABN), pour soutenir un programme de préparation de projets d’infrastructures à buts multiples.

Categories: Niger, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, African Water Facility


16/01/2014 - Le Groupe de la BAD va investir près de 70 millions de dollars EU, soit 34 milliards de francs CFA, dans le Projet d’appui aux infrastructures agricoles dans la Vallée de l’Ouémé (PAIA-VO), au Bénin, en vue d’améliorer la sécurité alimentaire dans le pays et de créer de la richesse.

Categories: Benin, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Infrastructure, Food Production, Youth, Employment


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