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29/05/2014 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) has awarded two grants worth almost US$650,000 to high value agriculture infrastructure projects in Tanzania. Tanga Fresh UHT Milk Factory and Kijani Agro Integrated Horticulture projects have been selected for their strong impact on local communities in Tanzania. They will be receiving funding to finance their market analyses, produce site surveys and other costs.

Categories: Tanzania, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Food Production, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


29/05/2014 - The AfDB’s Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) has awarded four new grants amounting to almost US$2,000,000 to high value agriculture infrastructure projects in Mozambique and Tanzania. EcoFarm sugar cane production and Odebrecht Integrated Poultry Project have been selected in Mozambique, while Tanga Fresh UHT milk production and Kijani Agro high quality fresh fruits and vegetables in Tanzania will receive funding.

Categories: Tanzania, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


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


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On March 22, World Water Day 2014, the African Development Bank celebrates the link between water and energy – the role water plays in generating electricity and the role of energy in the development of the continent.

Categories: Tanzania, Malawi, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Ghana, African Water Facility, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration


20/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors on 17 December 2013 in Tunis approved supplementary African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant financing totaling US$ 58.2 million for The Governance and Economic Competitiveness Support Programme (GECSP) in Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Infrastructure, ADF


27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) efforts to improve sustainable energy supply and access in Africa took a leap forward with the Board of Directors’ approval of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project.

Categories: Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, ADF, Regional Integration, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)


06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


28/10/2013 - Regional integration is still the driver of inclusive growth in Africa. This was the opinion of the panellists during the session on “Leveraging regional integration for inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa”. It was organized on Monday, October 28 in Johannesburg as part of the eighth African Economic Conference (AEC).

Categories: South Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Regional Integration, Economic & Financial Governance


25/10/2013 - “Advancing African Climate Science Research and Knowledge to Inform Adaptation Decision-Making in Africa”, was the theme of the Africa Climate Conference (ACC 2013) held in Arusha, Tanzania from 15-18 October. The event that was co-sponsored by the African Development Bank (AfDB) sought to strengthen the link between the generation of climate knowledge and the needs of climate information users for timely, reliable and predictable information.

Categories: Tanzania, Climate Change, Environment, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative


22/10/2013 - “Two new applicants have been awarded grants under the Agriculture Fast Track Fund,” the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on 18 October 2013. This coincides with the celebration of the 2013 World Food Day.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production



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