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18/04/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group met on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Tunis and approved a revised framework for the selection and prioritization of regional operations. The revised Regional Operations Selection and Prioritization Framework aims at selecting the most relevant operations eligible for funding under the Regional Operations incentive mechanism based on cost-sharing financing where the countries contribute to a portion of project costs from their Performance Based Allocations (PBAs) while the Bank finances the remaining portion.

Categories: Fragile States Facility, Regional Integration, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

04/04/2014 - A joint commitment under the theme of “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” was at the centre of the African and European leaders meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Categories: Belgium, Fragile States Facility, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships

20/12/2013 - The AfDB Board of Directors, on 17 December 2013 in Tunis, approved US$ 34.8 million grant resources from its Fragile State Facility (FSF) to finance the Public Financial and Macroeconomic Management Capacity Project (PFMMCBP) in Sudan.

Categories: Sudan, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender, Fragile States Facility

17/12/2013 - Les relations de l’Afrique avec la France et l’Europe sont à un tournant historique, a estimé Donald Kaberuka, président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), lors d’une conférence de presse organisée à Paris, dans la matinée du 6 décembre 2013, à quelques heures de l’ouverture du Sommet de l’Elysée pour la Paix et la Sécurité en Afrique, que présidait François Hollande.

Categories: France, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Fragile States Facility, Poverty Reduction

04/12/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, December 4 approved the combined Country Strategy Paper (CSP) and 2013 Portfolio Review for Côte d’Ivoire. The CSP derived inputs from the portfolio review, while taking into account the central objective of the Bank’s 2013-2022 Ten Year Strategy, particularly the Fragile States component, the expected outcomes of the 2012-2015 National Development Plan (NDP), the analysis of challenges and opportunities for Côte d’Ivoire as well as the Bank’s experience in the country.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Civil Society, Fragile States Facility

28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility

20/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved US $68 million in financing for the multinational Inga Site Development and Electricity Access Support Project (PASEL). The project will further the development of the Inga hydropower plant located on the banks of the Congo River with a vast hydro-electric potential estimated at 44,000 MW – half of the continent’s installed electricity capacity.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Infrastructure, ADF, NEPAD, Fragile States Facility, Regional Integration

28/10/2013 - The African Development Bank Group has approved a grant for an assessment study of a water supply and sanitation program for 11 small and medium-sized towns in South Sudan.

Categories: South Sudan, Water Supply & Sanitation, Fragile States Facility

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), Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF

13/09/2013 - The Comoros Energy Sector Support Project will receive grants totaling US $20.1 million to finance the rebuilding the country’s electricity sector. The financing source is mobilized from the Bank’s resources: (i) US $8.3 million from the African Development Fund (ADF), and (ii) US $12.1 million from the Fragile States Facility.

Categories: Comoros, Energy & Power, Fragile States Facility, Economic & Financial Governance, Poverty Reduction, Infrastructure, Private Sector, ADF

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