News & Events
21/07/2016 - “Water and sanitation will remain one of the key development challenges facing African communities and nations, with direct impacts on economic growth,” warned the African Development Bank (AfDB) at the ongoing 6th Africa Water Week (AWW6), holding in Dar es Salam, Tanzania, from 18-22 July 2016.
- From: 18/07/2016
- To: 22/07/2016
- Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) will be participating in the 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6), holding from 18-22 July 2016 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
13/07/2016 - Tanzania’s Minister of Energy and Minerals, Sospeter Muhongo officially launched the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Action Agenda and Investment Prospectus for Tanzania during a workshop attended by the UN Resident Coordinator for Tanzania, Alvaro Rodriguez, the EU Ambassador to Tanzania, Roeland Van De Geer, and the AfDB’s Resident Representative in Tanzania, Tonia Kandiero.
19/05/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a USD 120-million line of credit (LOC) to CRDB Bank Plc (“CRDB”) in Tanzania.
06/05/2016 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) Board of Directors, on May 5, 2016 approved a Partial Credit Guarantee (PCG) of up to US $4 million in local currency to Tanzania Mortgage Refinance Company (TMRC).
11/04/2016 - JUMEME Rural Power Supply Ltd. (JUMEME) has just celebrated the operational launch of its project, which will bring solar hybrid mini-grids to electrify more than 100,000 people and 2,340 small businesses in Tanzania’s rural centres. This project has received preparation support from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), and is one of the first of its portfolio to become operational since the Fund’s inception in 2012.
31/03/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved on Wednesday, March 30, a US $228-million loan to the Government of Kenya to rehabilitate 172-kilometre road, linking the towns of Isebania and Ahero, an axis located southeast of Lake Victoria. The renovation of this route will facilitate trade between Kenya and Tanzania, while the social aspects associated with the project will accelerate the socio-economic development of the regions along the road, benefitting nearly two million people.
25/02/2016 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will support Tanzania’s economic transformation to inclusive and green growth with an indicative concessional resource assistance package estimated at over US $1.1 billion over a five-year period.
04/02/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, February 3 in Abidjan a loan of US $16.5 million to finance the Tanzania Institutional Support Project for Good Governance (ISPGG III). The objective of this project is to support the Government of Tanzania in promoting inclusive growth and macroeconomic stability by enhancing economic and financial governance through more effective public financial management and improved business environment.
14/12/2015 - The Italian government announced on Thursday, December 10 that it will contribute €4.7 million to the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF), an initiative launched last year by the African Development Bank (AfDB) with a €4.725-million contribution from Germany to support African countries in building their resilience to the negative impacts of climate change and transitioning to sustainable low-carbon growth. This is in addition to a €7.4-million Italian contribution to the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa.