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21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector.

Categories: Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport, Private Sector, Infrastructure, NEPAD, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


13/09/2017 - "With Africa50 we have an important partner, with all the enthusiasm and vigour that is necessary for Africa’s economic transformation," Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), told shareholders in Senegal.

Categories: Senegal, Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa50, The President


19/06/2017 - Le Fonds des Energies Durables pour l’Afrique (SEFA), logé à la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD), a approuvé un don de 985,500 dollars EU pour améliorer la bancabilité et atteindre le bouclage financier d’un projet intégré, comprenant la construction de deux petites centrales hydroélectriques et des réseaux de transmission et de distribution.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


08/06/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le Développement 2 (IPDEV.2), to support Small Growing Businesses (SGBs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Madagascar, Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries


07/03/2017 - The NEPAD-IPPF (Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility) has approved US $3.88 million in grants to the Governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique and Zambia to finance completion of regional projects preparations.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia, Mozambique, NEPAD, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), Partnerships, Energy & Power, Regional Integration


19/12/2016 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report of unprecedented scope, which measures the relevance, effectiveness, sustainability and efficiency of AfDB’s operations across the African continent over the past decade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Ethiopia, Morocco, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Private Sector, Transport


25/10/2016 - The African Development Bank’s Zambia Field Office in conjunction with the Regional Integration and Trade Department concluded a working visit, on September 22, to Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo to establish current trade patterns with Zambia.

Categories: Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Regional Integration, Transport, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure


07/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 11 million grant to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in support of a project to extend affordable electricity coverage within the country as well as to neighboring Nile Equatorial Lakes countries in the short term.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power


27/05/2016 - On Monday, May 16, 2016, the African Development Bank (AfDB) participated in the inauguration of the 25 MW first phase of KivuWatt Methane Gas to Power complex located at the Lake Kivu in Western Rwanda, 130 kilometres from the capital Kigali. Lake Kivu, at the boundary of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of the Congo, is one of the world's three known "exploding lakes," presenting a threat as well as an opportunity for local communities. Volcanic and bacterial activity in the lake generates substantial methane deposits that, if unmanaged, could erupt violently with disastrous effects on local lives, wildlife and the environment.

Categories: Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, Infrastructure


10/05/2016 - The African Development Bank announced on April 19, 2016 that it is helping operationalize studies financed by the European Union Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) which will provide professional advice on a project to connect electricity grids across five Nile Equatorial Lake countries.

Categories: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Energy & Power, Partnerships


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