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23/05/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) have decided to join forces in their bid to deal with climate change. To concretize their ambition, the two entities on Thursday, May 22 in Kigali, signed a 5 million euro grant agreement. Climate change is also one of the strategic issues raised during the Annual Meetings, on the theme: “The next 50 years, the Africa we want”.

Categories: Rwanda, Climate Change

23/05/2014 - "The AfDB is a preferential partner of Mauritania. It has funded various projects in the country and helped to improve socio-economic conditions for the Mauritanian population," stated Diomba Thiam, Minister of Finance for Mauritania, at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Kigali.

Categories: Rwanda, Mauritania, Climate Change, Environment

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

13/09/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, and the AFD Director General, Anne Paugam. The AfDB Executive Director for France, Belgium and Spain, François Kruger, was in attendance.

Categories: France, Belgium, Spain, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Human Capital Development, Transport, The President

29/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) undertook on May 28, 2013, to provide financing for the harnessing of drainage basins and improved climate resilience in Burundi. The operation was made official by the signing of two grant agreements with the Government of Burundi. The signing took place in the margins of the Bank’s 48th Annual Meetings in Marrakech.

Categories: Morocco, Burundi, Climate Change, Environment, Fragility & Resilience, Structural Transformation

22/11/2012 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et l'Agence marocaine de l'énergie solaire (MASEN) ont procédé, sous la présence effective du Roi Mohamed VI, le 19 novembre à Rabat, à la signature des accords de prêts et de garanties relatifs au projet de la première phase de la centrale solaire de Ouarzazate. Les accords sont d’un montant de 238,12 millions d’euros, soit un total de 2.7 milliards de dirhams. Ce financement est constitué de 168 millions d’euros provenant des ressources propres de la BAD et d’un prêt concessionnel de 100 millions de dollars du Fonds pour les technologies propres (FTP), dont la BAD est l’agence d’exécution.

Categories: Morocco, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment

26/09/2011 - Eskom and the African Development Bank (AfDB) today signed two loan agreements for a total value of USD365 million that will enable the first large-scale implementation of renewable wind and solar generation in Eskom’s history.

Categories: United States of America, South Africa, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Private Sector, Environment, The President

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