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Zimbabwe: African Development Bank supports post cyclone recovery efforts with $24.7 million

27-Aug-2019 - The African Development Bank Group on 21 August 2019 signed a deal to support Zimbabwe’s post-cyclone Idai recovery plans with $24.7 million as part of its lead role to help restore livelihood and infrastructure in areas most hit by the disaster this year. Cyclone Idai hit the southern African nation in March, causing loss of lives, devastation, displacement and extensive damage to infrastructure in some eight districts. The Bank Group initially responded to the calamity with $250,000 to support the humanitarian aid response.

African Development Bank and Ethiopia sign agreement for first phase of Ethiopia–Djibouti transport corridor

06-Aug-2019 - The government of Ethiopia and the African Development Bank Group have signed a $98 million grant agreement from the African Development Fund (ADF) to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road Transport Corridor Project.

AU, African Development Bank sign $4.8 million grant earmarked for continental free trade secretariat

06-Aug-2019 - The African Development Bank Group on Monday signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The grant, approved by the Group’s Board of Directors on 01 April 2019, forms part of a series of interventions by the Bank in its lead role to accelerate implementation of the Free Trade Agreement, seen as a major force for integrating the 55-nation continent and transforming its economy.

African Development Bank helps to modernise South Sudan’s financial systems

26-Jul-2019 - The African Development Bank Board on 17th July 2019 approved $6.6 million funding to finance South Sudan’s payment and settlement systems integration project. The project is consistent with the Bank’s updated country strategy paper which concentrates on state building through capacity and infrastructure development. The project is also aligned with South Sudan’s National Development Strategy 2018-2021; the latter confirms the need to restore and maintain economic infrastructure. 

Burkina Faso : La Banque africaine de développement accorde 36 millions de dollars au développement des chaînes de valeur au bénéfice de femmes rurales

23-Jul-2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé le vendredi 19 juillet 2019 à Abidjan, un financement de 36,4 millions de dollars en faveur du Burkina Faso, pour la mise en œuvre du Projet d’aménagement et de valorisation de la plaine de la Léraba (PAVAL) au bénéfice de populations, en majorité des femmes.

Bank approves $300m to boost trade and regional economic development in COMESA

22-Jul-2019 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 22 July, 2019 –The African Development Bank re-affirmed its intention to boost economic and regional development on the African continent when its Board of Directors approved a $300 million support facility for the Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB) on Wednesday, 17 July, 2019.

Somalia: African Development Bank Group approves $28.86 million for water and sanitation and roads infrastructure

22-Jul-2019 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 22 July 2019 – The African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors on 19 July 2019 approved grants of $28.86 million for water and sanitation and roads projects designed to improve livelihoods in Somalia and boost the East African country’s resilience.

Tunisie : la Banque africaine de développement mobilise plus de 25 millions d’euros pour promouvoir les filières agricoles dans le gouvernorat de Zaghouan

18-Jul-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, le 17 juillet 2019 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un prêt de plus de 25 millions d’euros pour le financement du Projet de développement et de promotion des filières agricoles dans le gouvernorat de Zaghouan (PDPFA). En favorisant un développement durable des filières agricoles, cette nouvelle opération contribuera à renforcer la dynamique d’inclusion économique et sociale en vue d’améliorer les conditions de vie, notamment des jeunes et des...

Kenya: African Development Bank Group approves $8 million to Credit Bank for SMEs

18-Jul-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 18 July 2019 –The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday approved a $8 million-targeted financing to Kenya’s Credit Bank for lending exclusively to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in construction, agriculture, renewable energy and manufacturing.

Senegal: African Development Bank lends €60 million to develop value chains through improving water supply

18-Jul-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 18 July 2019 – On Wednesday 17 July in Abidjan, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a loan of €87 million to the government of Senegal, to implement its Project to Improve the Water Supply for the Development of Value Chains (PROVALE-CV). For this project, valued at an estimated €122 million, the Bank will provide €60.8 million, while the "Africa Growing Together Fund" (AGTF) will provide €26.8 million.

Guinée équatoriale : la BAD soutient le développement des chaînes de valeur halieutique et aquacole avec plus de 55 millions d’euros

17-Jul-2019 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé aujourd’hui un financement d’un montant de 55,518 millions d’euros (soit 36,418 milliards de FCFA), en faveur de la Guinée équatoriale, pour la mise en œuvre du « Projet d’appui au développement des chaînes de valeurs du secteur de la pêche et de l’aquaculture (PASPA) ». D’un coût global de 69,968 millions d’euros (soit 45,896 milliards de FCFA), ce financement de la BAD s’inscrit dans le cadre du Document stratégie pays (DSP) 2018-2022.

Ghana: African Development Fund loans $81.7 million for Eastern Corridor Development Programme

27-Jun-2019 - The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved an $81.67 million loan to co-finance sections of the 695-km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana, linking the capital, Accra with the northern hinterland and across the borders to the Sahel region. The decision was taken by the African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors at a meeting on Wednesday. Other lenders for the project are the Opec Fund for International Development, the Ghanaian Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, which is financing a connecting bridge across the...