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27/06/2014 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Côte d’Ivoire, respectivement représentés par Janvier Kpourou Litse, directeur en charge du Nepad, de l’Intégration régionale et du commerce et Nialé Kaba, ministre ivoirien en charge de l’Economie et des Finances, ont procédé le 25 juin 2014 à Abidjan, à la signature de protocoles de dons relatifs au Programme d’appui au renforcement de l’inclusion et de la cohésion sociale (PARICS).

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Gender, Civil Society, Regional Integration, NEPAD, ADF, Fragility & Resilience

23/05/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Kigali, signed its first post-revolution grant agreement with the Libyan authorities, to assist with leadership capacity building and democratic transition in the country. The grant amounts to US $3.5 million to strengthen the efficiency and effectiveness of the Libyan institutions to deliver democratic governance and sustainable economic and social development.

Categories: Rwanda, Libya, Private Sector, Civil Society

08/04/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), on Friday, April 4, 2014 in Nairobi, Kenya, signed a US $20-million trade finance Line of Credit with the Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa/Shelter Afrique to boost the availability of trade finance instruments to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) involved in real estate and construction-related activities in Africa.

Categories: Kenya, Employment, Private Sector, Regional Integration

04/04/2014 - A joint commitment under the theme of “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” was at the centre of the African and European leaders meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3, 2014.

Categories: Belgium, Fragility & Resilience, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships

19/12/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Egyptian Ministry of International Cooperation on Thursday, December 19 in Cairo, Egypt, signed off on a grant for US $2 million to finance the Green Growth Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship initiative. The grant comes from the Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund, under the umbrella of support provided by the Deauville Partnership to Egypt.

Categories: Egypt, Economic & Financial Governance, Environment, Private Sector, Partnerships

18/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Government of Rwanda signed on Monday, December 16, 2013, in Kigali, two financing agreements to support skills development in the energy sector and local government revenue mobilization.

Categories: Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance

17/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Japan signed on 16 December, 2013 a bilateral Exchange of Notes for a loan to the AfDB of 9.48 billion Japanese yen (about US$ 100 million). This is the fourth loan to the AfDB under the Enhanced Private Sector Assistance (EPSA) for Africa Initiative (and the first under the second phase announced at Arusha), which supports entrepreneurship, job creation and economic growth in Africa.

Categories: Japan, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Employment, Partnerships, The President

18/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and VoLo signed on Friday, October 18 a grant agreement amounting to US $284,472 to facilitate financial inclusion and improve the efficiency of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) financing in Senegal and The Gambia through the piloting of an innovative technology-based solution for collecting and disseminating credit information on MSMEs to prospective creditors. This innovative project will enhance the region’s financial structures by improving credit information, thereby ultimately fostering access to lending for local entrepreneurs.

Categories: Senegal, Gambia, Private Sector, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance

02/09/2013 - The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution DKK 10 million (approximately US $1.8 million) to the Agriculture Fast Track Fund to Spur Investment in the development of African agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Denmark, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Food Production, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries

28/08/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Djibouti on Monday, August 26, signed the funding agreements, totalling US $7.5 million, for a geothermal exploration project in the region of Lake Assal.

Categories: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Private Sector, Regional Integration