07/11/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, November 6 in Tunis the Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (CLSG) electricity networks interconnection project. The total financing by the African Development Bank Group (African Development Fund, Fragile States Facility and Nigeria Trust Fund) amounts to EUR 145 million, representing roughly 40 per cent of the total project cost. The project will secure power supply for the four Mano River Union member countries, and will be implemented between 2014 and 2017.
25/10/2013 - Ten clean energy projects representing a total aggregate investment of over USD 80 million in bio-fuels, solar, biomass and hydro-power initiatives developed by West African entrepreneurs and companies were presented to investors in Accra at the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF).
Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program
02/10/2013 - In response to a request for technical support from the Government of Sierra Leone, the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a comprehensive report outlining the key challenges and major opportunities for mainstreaming inclusive green growth into Sierra Leone’s 2013-2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, known as the Agenda for Prosperity.
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), Human Capital Development, Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF
30/05/2013 - On Tuesday, May 28, the African Development Bank organized at its Annual Meetings in Marrakech a high-level side event discussing how African countries could grow green and transition to a green economy. With the approval of the Bank’s 2013-2022 Strategy, inclusive growth and the transition to green growth have been anchored as the two strategic objectives to guide the work of the organization over the next decade.
05/04/2013 - As of the 31st of March 2013, the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) has granted USD 18.6 million to be channeled by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to Sierra Leone, Uganda and Mauritania for project concepts to help climate-proof their water sectors. This work is regarded as a critical element of these countries’ moves toward climate-resilient poverty reduction and sustainable development.
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.
05/06/2012 - The AfDB and Sierra Leone’s government on June 1, 2012 in Arusha, signed a US$1.2-million grant financing agreement under Pillar III of the Fragile States Facility, to provide urgently-needed support to the country’s financial sector development plan.
05/04/2012 - The African Development Bank Group has approved USD 250.95 million (UA 162 million) for road construction projects in Tanzania and Sierra Leone.
20/09/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 14 September 2011 approved a grant of USD 15.7 million to Sierra Leone to finance the second Economic Governance Reform Program. The grant, from the AfDB Fragile States Facility, will be disbursed in two parts in 2011 and 2012.