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25/10/2013 - Ten clean energy projects representing a total aggregate investment of over USD 80 million in bio-fuels, solar, biomass and hydro-power initiatives developed by West African entrepreneurs and companies were presented to investors in Accra at the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Green Growth Initiative, Green Bonds Program

24/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), as a key implementing agency for the $7.6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF), has launched a new Growing Green series to expand stakeholder and public knowledge about its CIF partnership in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Climate Change, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power

24/10/2013 - “Africa needs to change its development trajectory in order in order to win its fight against both poverty and climate change,” said the African Development Bank (AfDB) Vice President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the opening session of the Third Annual “Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa” (CCDA-III) that took place from 21-23 October 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate Change, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative

11/10/2013 - On Thursday, 10th October 2013, the African Development Bank (AfDB), rated Aaa/AAA/AAA, launched its inaugural Green Bond transaction.

Categories: Green Bonds Program, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, The President

02/10/2013 - In response to a request for technical support from the Government of Sierra Leone, the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a comprehensive report outlining the key challenges and major opportunities for mainstreaming inclusive green growth into Sierra Leone’s 2013-2018 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, known as the Agenda for Prosperity.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Chief Economist's Office

16/09/2013 - The Nordic Development Fund Manager for Southern Africa, Johanna Palmberg, visited the African Development Bank’s Zambia Field Office (ZMFO) on September 13, 2013 to discuss the ongoing green growth initiatives in Zambia pioneered by the AfDB, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). The initiatives were launched with workshops in January and May 2013.

Categories: Zambia, Green Growth Initiative, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power

30/07/2013 - On July 12, Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone, launched the new national development plan for the period 2013-2018 called “Agenda for Prosperity” (A4P). The support provided by the African Development Bank in mainstreaming green growth in the A4P was largely acknowledged by the Government – the national vision being for Sierra Leone to be an inclusive, green, middle-income country by 2035.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Environment, Energy & Power, Green Growth Initiative

26/07/2013 - The African continent teems with valuable natural resources, but its people are not getting a fair share from this rich bounty.

Categories: Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Green Growth Initiative

  • From: 21/07/2013
  • To: 23/07/2013
  • Location: Tunis, Tunisia

A delegation from the United Nations University’s Institute for Natural Resources in Africa arrived at the African Development Bank’s temporary relocation agency offices in Tunis on Monday, July 22, on a three-day mission.

Categories: Tunisia, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance

17/07/2013 - Décidé à Copenhague fin 2009, le Fonds vert pour le climat (FVC) a été officiellement créé en 2010 par les accords de Cancún. À l’heure où le changement climatique bouleverse le quotidien de milliards de personnes, la création de ce fonds répond à une demande forte des pays en développement, désireux de trouver des financements concessionnels pour soutenir leur transition vers un modèle de développement sobre en carbone et résilient au changement climatique.

Categories: Tunisia, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Climate Change, Environment, Infrastructure, Green Growth Initiative, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Energy & Power

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