The African Development Bank and South Sudan have a history of cooperation which started after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005. The then territory of Southern Sudan benefitted under the one country two systems approach and later after independence under the Cooperation Agreement signed with the Bank. The country was officially accepted as member of the African Development Bank in May 2012 and in September 2013 it ratified its membership.
- Macroeconomic performance has continued to deteriorate because of the country’s fragile situation and continuing low worldwide oil prices while growth fell by 0.2% in 2015 and the fiscal and current account deficits have increased sharply.
- On 14 December 2016 the president announced the launch of a national dialogue initiative with the aim of protecting and preserving the unity of the people of South Sudan, ending their suffering, restoring the economy, and focusing on state and nation building.
- South Sudan does not have a broad and substantive history of private sector development from which entrepreneurial culture will easily develop.
|Area:||644,329 sq km|
|Total Population 2017:||11.3 Million|
|Urban Population 2017:||18.41%|
|Female Population 2017:||49.97%|
|GDP:||US$ 11.8 Billion|
|GNI Per Capita 2015:||US$ 790|
|Crude Birth Rate (per 1000):||36.13%|
|Human Development Index (rank / 188):||0|
|Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1):||-|
|Membership Date:||Under processing|
|Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016):||UA 34.9 Million|
|P-SS-HZ0-001|| REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTIONS (TDB-PTA & ATI) - COUNTRY MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMME ||ApprovedAPVD|
|P-SS-FA0-006|| JUBA DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM REHABLITAION AND EXPANSION PROJECT SUPLEMENTARY FINANCING ||ApprovedAPVD|
- 08/09/2017 - AfDB Director General tasks Horn of Africa countries on regional integration and WTO accession
- 01/08/2017 - AfDB signs US$ 78 million grant agreements with Governments of Somalia and South Sudan to strengthen drought resilience and address chronic hunger and malnutrition
- 13/04/2017 - African Development Bank Group provides US $14.57 million supplementary loan to rehabilitate and expand electricity distribution networks in Juba, South Sudan
South Sudan field office
African Development Bank Group
Ministries Road, UNDP Compound,
P.O. Box 622
Juba, South Sudan
Phone: (211) 956 450 033/(211) 955 007 777
Mr. Abraham MWENDA, Officer-in-charge, South Sudan field office