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11/12/2017 - Thousands of small and medium enterprises in Mauritius will benefit from a US $100-million loan to the country from the African Development Bank.

The Bank approved the loan through its public sector window to MauBank Holdings Ltd. in Mauritius to expand its SME business across sectors and foster private sector investments in a wide range of sectors, such as manufacturing, trade, agriculture, aquaculture, ICT and transport. The facility will promote inclusive growth in the country.

Categories: Mauritius, The High 5s, Information & Communication Technology, Transport, Agriculture & Agro-industries


07/12/2017 - The African Development Bank’s 2017 Country Results Brief released recently is dedicated Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, The High 5s, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Transport


05/12/2017 - Unless there is a good focus on agricultural and economic transformation, efforts at structural transformation of African countries won’t amount to much, says Neway Gebreab, former advisor to the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance


05/12/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is supporting Namibia’s Agriculture Sector with the approval of One Billion South African Rands (*ZAR 1 billion) loan to finance the country’s Agricultural Mechanisation and Seed Improvement Project (NAMSIP).

Categories: Namibia, Agriculture & Agro-industries


30/11/2017 - The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have announced a new three-year partnership agreement. The agreement comes on the heels of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (2014-2017) in which the two organizations committed to deliver major eco-conservation programmes for Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power


27/11/2017 - The 6th EU-Africa Business Forum opened in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Monday, with an emphasis on job creation and investment in young people. The central theme of the Forum is “Investing in Job Creation for Youth.”

Categories: Youth, Employment, The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries


23/11/2017 - The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors has approved a loan of €180 million to the Republic of Cameroon to finance the first phase of the government’s Competitiveness and Economic Growth Support Programme (PACCE).

Categories: Cameroon, Energy & Power, Transport, Agriculture & Agro-industries


23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


20/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and Grow Africa is organizing the first high-level convening, Leadership4Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum, on November 28 at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The invitation-only L4Ag Forum, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, will be held on the sidelines of the AU-EU Summit on November 29-30, 2017.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


20/11/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will join other organizations to commemorate Africa industrialization day on 20 November 2017.

Categories: The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries


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