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12/10/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a Senior Loan of ZAR 570 million to South Africa’s Housing Investment Partners Trust 2 -HIP2), also known as Vulumnyango Trust, to help finance affordable housing programmes in the country. The loan will help improve access to long-term affordable housing finance to South Africa’s lower-middle income earners currently with limited opportunities to access affordable mortgages.

Categories: South Africa, Employment, Gender, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Private Sector


30/09/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 approved combined loans and grants amounting to US $428.43 million to finance projects in energy, infrastructure, transport and water and sanitation in eight African countries – The Gambia, Ghana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Guinea Bissau, Guinea, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Senegal, Ghana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Gender, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development


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


26/11/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US $133-million program that will help countries in the Horn of Africa region break free from cycles of drought and famine.

Categories: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender, Food Production, Board of Directors


16/10/2014 - In a move aimed at ending the frequent cycles of drought and famine in the Sahel region, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 approved loans and grants amounting to US $231 million to finance a Programme to Build Resilience to Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Gender, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production


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


26/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a Framework Technical Cooperation Agreement (FTCA) between the AfDB and the Government of the United Kingdom. Under this agreement, the United Kingdom will donate two million GBP (US$ 3.35 million) in untied funds to AfDB over a five-year period. This donation will cover all cooperation activities of a technical assistance nature between the two partners.

Categories: United Kingdom, Partnerships, Gender, Climate Change, Board of Directors


16/06/2014 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors approved on Friday, June 13, 2014 in Tunis an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of US $46.2 million to support the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants, the resolution of rural land conflicts and assistance to victims of the recent crisis in Côte d’Ivoire. The programme will be implemented over the fiscal years 2014 and 2015.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, ADF, Civil Society, Environment, Gender, Board of Directors


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


06/02/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, February 5 in Tunis approved Swaziland’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for 2014-2018, which focuses on promoting economic growth and improving living conditions of the people.

Categories: Swaziland, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Poverty Reduction, Board of Directors