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01/12/2011 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé à Tunis, le 29 novembre 2011, un don de plus de 4,5 millions d’euros en faveur de la République du Rwanda, pour le financement du projet de gestion durable des boisements et de restauration des forêts naturelles du Rwanda. Ce projet est financé par le Fonds pour les forêts du bassin du Congo (FFBC).

Categories: Rwanda, Congo Basin Forest Fund


  • From: 06/06/2011
  • To: 10/06/2011
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Le saviez-vous ? Plus d'un quart des forêts tropicales du monde se trouvent en Afrique. La forêt équatoriale du Bassin du Congo est la deuxième au monde, en termes de superficie, après le bassin amazonien. Elle constitue l’écosystème le plus riche de la région et abrite plus de la moitié des plantes et des animaux sauvages du continent. Elle s’étale sur plusieurs pays d’Afrique centrale (Cameroun, Gabon, Rep. Centrafricaine, Congo-Brazza-ville et R.D. du Congo).

Categories: Climate Change, Congo Basin Forest Fund, Environment


23/02/2011 - The Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF) has signed on Monday 21st February 2011 in Tunis (Tunisia), an agreement about the management of CBFF projects. The Fund Management Agency (FMA) will be a consortium made of Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the foundation Netherlands Development Organization (SNV) and will assist the Bank manage CBFF operations under a threshold value of Euros 2.5 million.

Categories: Congo Basin Forest Fund, Climate Change, Poverty Reduction, Environment


10/12/2010 - The Governing Council of CBFF endorsed at it’s 9th Governing Council meeting a total of 25 new projects, including 13 government projects and 12 projects from the civil society, amounting to Euros 63,136,586.

Categories: Congo Basin Forest Fund


10/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) joined representatives from other multilateral development banks (MDB) on Monday, 6 December 2010, in a joint side event on “Scaling-up International Climate Finance” during the ongoing COP16 Climate Conference. It was an opportunity to share with stakeholders how MDBs are collaborating to expand access to international financing and bolster investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Categories: Mexico, Environment, Climate Change, Congo Basin Forest Fund


06/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will be holding its side event on the proposed Africa Green Fund on 9 December 2010 in Cancun, Mexico.

Categories: Mexico, Environment, Climate Change, Congo Basin Forest Fund, The President


06/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) joined other Nairobi Framework (NF) partners for a panel discussion on future plans to promote Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) activities in Africa during the COP 16 Climate Change Conference in Cancun, Mexico.

Categories: Mexico, Environment, Climate Change, Congo Basin Forest Fund, Poverty Reduction


29/11/2010 - «Familiariser les négociateurs sur le changement climatique, des pays de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (CEDEAO) sur les questions liées au marché du carbone et favoriser les échanges entre négociateurs pour une position unique et convergente dans les négociations avec les Parties signataires de la Convention Climat (COP) à Cancun au Mexique». Ainsi se résument les objectifs d’un atelier de formation sur le marché du carbone et sur le Programme de Réduction des émissions provenant de la déforestation et de la dégradation des terres (REDD), financé par la Banque, du 8 au 13 novembre 2010 à Niamey. L’atelier a été organisé par le Centre Régional d’Agro-météorologie et d’Hydrologie (AGRHYMET) et s’est tenu dans les locaux dudit centre à Niamey.

Categories: Mexico, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Congo Basin Forest Fund


29/11/2010 - An African Development Bank (AfDB delegation has arrived in Cancun, Mexico, to participate in the Sixteenth Conference of Parties (COP 16) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), taking place from November 29 to December 10, 2010.

Categories: Mexico, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Poverty Reduction, Congo Basin Forest Fund


  • From: 29/11/2010
  • To: 10/12/2010
  • Location: Cancun, Mexico

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) was established in 1992 at the Rio Summit with the aim of addressing the issue of global warming and its consequences. The Conference of Parties (COP) is the highest decision-making authority of the UNFCCC and its sessions take place once a year to specify rules for UNFCCC implementation.

Categories: Mexico, Climate Change, Environment, Congo Basin Forest Fund, Poverty Reduction


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