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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


  • From: 22/03/2014
  • To: 22/03/2014

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, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, ADF, Regional Integration, Climate Change


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


  • From: 04/11/2013
  • To: 07/11/2013
  • Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is organizing a training session on Value for Money (VfM) with senior government officials and civil society organisations from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia on November 4-7 2013 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Categories: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Civil Society


18/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Friday, October 18 a US $12.5-million equity investment in the Kibo Fund II. This contribution will allow the Fund to provide access to finance and capacity building to an underserved market of outward-looking small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market African firms, particularly in low-income and fragile states within various sectors in Africa, thereby boosting income generation and job creation.

Categories: Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Angola, Private Sector






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