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02/07/2014 - The Government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union-led initiative, and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have signed an agreement aimed at providing at least EUR 50 million (approx. USD 70 million) within an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative. The initiative will finance improved access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Africa. The agreement was signed on the fringes of the 23rd AU Summit held from 26-27 June 2014 In Malabo (Equatorial Guinea).

Categories: Rwanda, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Fragility & Resilience, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative

22/05/2014 - On 22 May 2014, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced a loan of 60 billion CFA francs (approximately US $127 million) to Senegal for a water and sanitation project. The aim of the project is to make the sector more viable and improve socio-economic conditions for the Senegalese population.

Categories: Rwanda, Senegal, Water Supply & Sanitation

08/04/2014 - Following the signing of the Capacity Building Project between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development Bank during the meetings of the African Heads of State and Government held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2014, the AfDB formally launched the project in Centurion, South Africa, on April 7, 2014.

Categories: Ethiopia, South Africa, Energy & Power, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Employment, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Transport, Gender, Water Supply & Sanitation

29/01/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the government of Kenya on January 27th in Nairobi, Kenya signed loan and protocol grant agreements of US$97 million and US$120 million for the Thwake multi-purpose dam & Outer Ring road projects respectively.

Categories: Kenya, Infrastructure, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Regional Integration

28/01/2014 - Zimbabwean youth, tourism, water and sanitation, transportation, emergency power, and public finances are all slated to receive a major boost in 2014 from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB).

Categories: Zimbabwe, ADF, Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Youth, Civil Society

06/12/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Sénégal ont signé, le 2 décembre 2013 à Dakar, trois accords de prêts et de don, portant sur un total de 23,6 milliards de FCFA. Amadou Ba, ministre sénégalais de l’Economie et des Finances ainsi que gouverneur de la BAD pour le Sénégal, et Leila Mokaddem, représentante résidente de la BAD au Sénégal, ont cosigné lesdits accords.

Categories: Senegal, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment

08/11/2013 - The African Water Facility (AWF) signed a €1 million grant in favour of the Ghanaian NGO Training, Research and Networking for Development (TREND) to support an innovative sanitation scheme. The project, which is a tripartite collaboration among TREND, Safi Sana Ghana Limited and the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, is designed to turn waste into bio-fertilizer and energy, whilst providing affordable and sustainable sanitation services for the unsewered urban poor communities of Ashaiman district of Accra.

Categories: Ghana, Energy & Power, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility

03/10/2013 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday, October 3 in Tunis establishing a partnership of cooperation, aimed at providing assistance to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in Africa.

Categories: Health, Human Capital Development, Food Production, Youth, Water Supply & Sanitation, ADF, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, The President

02/09/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Sudan on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, signed two Protocol of Agreements in which the Bank provided Emergency Assistance of US $1 million to Flood Victims in Blue and White Nile States, and US $0.5 million to the University of Nyala to build research capacity for the Scientific Preservation of Livestock Breeds in Sudan.

Categories: Sudan, Human Capital Development, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Education