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17/10/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, October 15 in Abidjan approved a US $40-million 10-year Line of Credit (LoC) for a pipeline of projects covering various economic sectors (agro/food, infrastructure, manufacturing, education sectors) in the East African Community (EAC) countries of Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The projects aim to promote economic growth.

Categories: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Education, Food Production


17/10/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window approved in June 2014 a €2.5 million line of credit (LoC) equivalent in local currency 1.640 billion CFA francs) to Fidelis Finance (Formerly ‘Burkina Bail Ltd.).

Categories: Burkina Faso, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance


16/10/2014 - The African Development Bank Group joined the international community in celebrating the World Food Day in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Thursday, October 16 on the theme, “Investing in Women and Youth is Key to Feeding Africa.”

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Food Production, Youth


16/10/2014 - In a move aimed at ending the frequent cycles of drought and famine in the Sahel region, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 approved loans and grants amounting to US $231 million to finance a Programme to Build Resilience to Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Gender, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production


08/10/2014 - On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 in Abidjan, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a €10-million equity investment in the African compartment of the Moringa Private Equity Fund.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector


30/09/2014 - Investors representing over two trillion dollars of assets under management as of September 23, issued an Investor Statement on Green Bonds and Climate Bonds, committing to grow a global market in the financing of climate change solutions. At the same a group of 13 development banks, investors and issuers committed themselves to further developing the Green Bonds market.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation


30/09/2014 - Africa must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to findings from a new report issued by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


26/09/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a 1 million Euro line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Central African CFA francs (XAF) to Advans Cameroon.

Categories: Cameroon, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Youth, Employment


26/09/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega (RN18) Road Improvement and Asphalting Project in Burundi.

Categories: Burundi, Transport, Regional Integration, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


18/09/2014 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Abidjan on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, and approved five projects worth US $144.4 million for Mali, Angola and Burkina Faso.

Categories: Mali, Burkina Faso, Angola, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Employment, Food Production


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