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10/09/2015 - Benin’s Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou paid a courtesy visit to African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina on Thursday, September10, 2015 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, where they discussed existing partnerships and explored areas for future cooperation.

Categories: Benin, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Transport, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, The President


17/08/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka was awarded on Monday, August 10 in Cotonou, Benin, the country’s highest honours, the title of Grand Officer in the National Order of Benin.

Kaberuka received the honours on the occasion of his last official visit to Benin as AfDB President. The award was in recognition of the important role played by Kaberuka at the head of the African Development Bank, in improving the lives of all Africans and the people of Benin in particular.

Categories: Benin, The President


28/11/2014 - The African Development Bank has released the latest edition of The West Africa Monitor Quarterly.

“West Africa’s growth remains strong, but it is likely to slow down, mostly due to the drop in oil and mineral prices”, says Emanuele Santi, AfDB regional economist for West Africa.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Gambia, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Ebola, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology


16/10/2014 - In a move aimed at ending the frequent cycles of drought and famine in the Sahel region, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 approved loans and grants amounting to US $231 million to finance a Programme to Build Resilience to Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Gender, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production


23/09/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window approved on September 18, 2014 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire a EUR 1 million line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Franc CFA to Finadev S.A. Benin.

Categories: Benin, Youth, Private Sector, Civil Society, Poverty Reduction


22/09/2014 - The Republic of Benin will receive a combined loan and grant amounting to US$ 58.50 million to help finance the Parakou Urban Transport Project, approved by executive directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 19 September 2014 in Abidjan.

Categories: Benin, Transport


25/08/2014 - The African Development Bank released on August 21 its latest edition of the West Africa Monitor Quarterly. The report follows key socio-economic developments in the region and provides brief analysis on latest events across the countries.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


23/07/2014 - The African Development Bank’s New Rice for Africa (NERICA) project received Development Impact Honors on Wednesday, July 23 from the US Treasury Department in an awards ceremony in Washington, DC.

Categories: United States of America, Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Mali, Sierra Leone, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production


04/07/2014 - At the semi-annual Climate Investment Funds (CIF) governing body meetings held June 25-28 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, nine African nations were chosen to receive new funding and operational support from the CIF’s Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP).

Categories: Benin, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Energy & Power, Environment, Private Sector, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


20/06/2014 - Parliamentarians from the fifteen members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) gathered in Lagos on 19 June for a two-day Capacity-building event to engage with experts, attend workshops and discuss together, how to achieve “Value for money (VfM), accountability and sustainability in the social sectors”.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Civil Society


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