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27/03/2019 - The African Development Bank Board has approved the allocation of $20 million in loans to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to support renewable-based, mini-grid solutions to the off-grid cities of Isiro, Bumba and Genema.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, Green Climate Fund, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


06/03/2019 - La République du Mali et la Banque africaine de développement ont signé, aujourd’hui à Abidjan, des accords de financement pour trois projets d’un montant total de quelque neuf milliards de francs CFA, portant sur l’autonomisation des femmes, le développement de mini-centrales hydroélectriques et l’imagerie médicale.

Categories: Energy & Power, Gender, Health


01/03/2019 - Le gouvernement ivoirien et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé le jeudi 28 février 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’accords de financement de cinq projets en faveur de la Côte d’Ivoire pour un montant total de 275 milliards Francs CFA. Les différents projets portent sur le transport urbain, les infrastructures routières, l’électricité en milieu rural, l’agriculture et l’intégration sous régionale.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Transport


09/01/2019 - La Commission européenne et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé,- à la signature de deux accords de co-financement, au profit du projet d’interconnexion électrique entre le Cameroun et le Tchad et de la Dorsale transsaharienne à fibre optique (DTS). C’était le jeudi 20 décembre 2018, au siège de la Commission européenne à Bruxelles.

Categories: Cameroon, Chad, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


18/12/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US$7.5 million equity investment in Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) to boost operations of highly scalable companies that use technology to innovate in key sectors such as consumer goods, corporate services, education, logistics, energy, fintech, agriculture or healthcare.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Health


12/03/2018 - In a major boost for its Light up and power Africa initiative, the African Development Bank has entered into partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy in Africa.

Categories: Energy & Power


07/03/2018 - At its 19th Board Meeting in Songdo, South Korea, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the first funding proposal of the African Development Bank for Zambia's Renewable Energy Financing Framework. The GCF will provide a US$ 50 million loan and a US$ 2.5 million grant

Categories: Zambia, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Green Climate Fund


29/01/2018 - In line with its High 5 development priorities and, in particular, its agenda to Light up and power Africa, the African Development Bank plans to reach 29.3 million people in Africa with electricity by 2020.

Categories: Energy & Power, The President


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


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