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06/04/2018 - Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government of Austria – have approved three catalytic projects totaling US $2,480,000 to stimulate the growth of Africa’s small and medium enterprises.
20/06/2017 - The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a US $1-million African Private Sector Assistance Fund (FAPA) grant to the Government of Mozambique to finance the Nacala Corridor Business Linkages Technical Assistance Project.
15/06/2017 - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a JPY 34.41 billion (about US$ 300 million) loan agreement with the African Development Bank under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA) initiative which is a component of Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) to Africa.
18/05/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Japan (GOJ) have signed an agreement for a US $ 300 million facility under the joint initiative titled Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA) for Africa.
21/03/2017 - Some 509 micro, small and medium enterprises development (MSME) owners graduated and received certificates of participation after attending two business development courses organized by the Seychelles Enterprise Promotion Agency (SEnPA) in collaboration with the University of Seychelles, under the African Development Bank-financed Seychelles MSME Development Project.
06/03/2017 - The African Development Bank provides significant financial resources to reach small and medium enterprises (SMEs), including through its non-sovereign operations. In 2016 alone, the AfDB Board of Directors approved over US $400 million in new lending to financial institutions (FIs) for Africa’s SMEs.
02/11/2016 - Un atelier organisé par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) avec le soutien du Fonds pour l’Assistance au Secteur Privé africain (FAPA) visant à faciliter l’accès aux marchés et investissements régionaux et internationaux et promouvoir le commerce et l’investissement intra-africains, s’est ouvert lundi 31 octobre 2016 à Abidjan en Côte d’Ivoire.
26/07/2016 - Par le biais de son guichet du secteur privé, le Conseil des gouverneurs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 20 mai 2016, l’octroi d’une ligne de crédit d’un montant équivalant à 7 millions de dollars EU et d’une maturité de 5 ans, à la Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM).
09/09/2015 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Access Bank Rwanda Ltd. signed a loan agreement for the equivalent of US $6 million under the Africa SME Program on September 3, 2015 to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Rwanda.
Categories: Rwanda, Japan, Austria, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance, Employment, Partnerships, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative
04/09/2015 - On September 4, 2015 in Abidjan, the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Fund for Africa Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) grant agreement of US $947,625 (558.970 million CFA francs) with the General Confederation of Côte d'Ivoire Businesses (CGECI) to support and develop young entrepreneurs in Côte d'Ivoire.