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19/12/2016 - The African Development Bank, on 19th December 2016, signed a loan of US$ 500 million to finance the Egypt Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Phase II. The loan, which was approved by the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on 13th December 2016, is the second tranche of a three year, US$ 1.5 billion programmatic series, covering the fiscal years 2015/16 to 2017/18 (July-June). It builds on the first phase of the operation, a US$ 500 million loan that was approved in December 2015 and was fully disbursed in early January 2016.

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance


15/12/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has approved a loan of US$ 500 million to finance Egypt’s economic governance and energy support program phase II. The loan is the second tranche of a three year, US$ 1.5 billion programmatic series, covering the fiscal years 2015/16 to 2017/18 (July-June). It builds on the first phase of the operation, a US$ 500 million loan that was approved in December 2015 and was fully disbursed in early January 2016.

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance


17/06/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will support Egypt’s National Drainage programme (NDP) to boost agricultural production and household income generation with a €50.20 million loan approved by AfDB Board on Wednesday, May 17 in Abidjan.

Categories: Egypt, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Partnerships


27/11/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has recently agreed to revise the financing plan for the ongoing Suez Thermal Power Plant Project. The move will allow the Government of Egypt to leverage Bank financing to cover part of the local costs of constructing a 650 MW steam cycle power plant at a site located in the vicinity of Suez city, approximately 150 kilometres east of Cairo.

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


24/04/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 an unfunded US $50 million Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) with Commercial International Bank (Egypt) S.A.E. (CIB) to support trade transactions originated by issuing banks in Africa. The facility will help address critical market demand for trade finance in Africa by providing support for trade in vital economic sectors such as agribusiness and manufacturing. Moreover, it will foster financial sector development and regional integration, and contribute to government revenue generation.

Categories: Egypt, Private Sector, Employment, Regional Integration, Economic & Financial Governance, Trade Finance Program, Board of Directors


07/04/2014 - The African Development Bank Group has approved a policy document on the Accelerated Repayment and Voluntary Prepayment of ADF Loans. Under the policy approved by the African Development Fund (ADF) Board in Tunis on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, the Fund will introduce an accelerated-repayment clause in all new loan agreements starting in ADF-13, and establish a framework for the voluntary prepayment of ADF loans.

Categories: Egypt, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, ADF


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


30/05/2013 - The African Development Bank and the Government of Egypt on 29 May in Marrakech, Morocco, signed a US$2-million grant to help the country develop an enabling environment for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Categories: Morocco, Egypt, Human Capital Development, Education, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Economic & Financial Governance, Structural Transformation, Employment


06/12/2012 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday approved the institution’s Information Technology Strategy 2013-2015 and the Bank Group’s Participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport, Infrastructure, ADF


13/07/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a €20-million equity investment in the Maghreb Private Equity Fund III (MPEF III). This third-generation multi-sector private equity fund will target investments in Small and Medium Enterprises in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and, according to emerging investment opportunities, Egypt.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Infrastructure, Private Sector