News & Events
08/09/2016 - The African Water Facility (AWF) has granted €1.8 million to Mozambique to finance a development plan and feasibility studies for urban sanitation, drainage and solid waste management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The 310,000 inhabitants of the two municipalities are facing serious sanitation and urban flood issues.
16/08/2016 - On August 3, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Resident Representative in Mozambique, Joseph Ribeiro, and various members of the diplomatic community visited the Massingir Dam project in Gaza province, in the country’s southern region.
30/06/2016 - On June 29, 2016 the UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Representative in Mozambique, Marcia de Castro, paid a courtesy visit to the African Development Bank’s Resident Representative, Joseph Ribeiro in Maputo.
05/04/2016 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, April 5, 2016 had a one-day visit in Maputo, Mozambique, where he reaffirmed the commitment of the Bank to continue to support the growing Mozambican economy.
Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment, Food Production, Youth, The President
04/04/2016 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will be in Mozambique on a working visit from April 4-5 2016, leading a high-level Bank delegation. During the visit, President Adesina will be received by the President, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, and maintain working contacts with the Ministers of Economy and Finance; Energy and Mineral Resources; Agriculture and Food Security; and Land, Environment and Rural Development; as well as the Governor of the Bank of Mozambique, and the Chairman of the EDM (electricity utility company).
01/04/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Akinwumi Adesina, announced Friday a relief package of US $549 million in support of 14 countries most affected by the ongoing drought in Eastern and Southern Africa. The AfDB acknowledged the severe impact of the El Niño weather pattern that is associated with abnormally high temperatures and the worst drought the region has seen in decades, leaving almost 36 million people in need of food assistance.
21/12/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), through its private sector window, has approved a Senior Loan equivalent to USD 300 million to support the construction of a 912 Km of railway (of which 230 Km are greenfield) and associated port infrastructure from Tete Province in Mozambique to the Mozambican port of Nacala e-Velha running through landlocked Malawi (“the Project”), along the Nacala Corridor. The Project sponsors are Vale SA of Brazil and Mitsui of Japan.
18/12/2015 - The Bank Group and the Government of Mozambique, on December 15, 2015 in Abidjan, inked a protocol grant worth USD 21 million, to finance Phase II of the country’s Economic Governance and Inclusive Growth Program (EGIGP II), and to improve the enabling environment for private sector development.
16/12/2015 - The African Development Bank has launched the report, “Transition towards Green Growth in Mozambique: Policy review and recommendations for action,” which summarizes the development process of the Green Economy Action Plan (GEAP) prepared to operationalize the ambitious goals of the country’s Green Economy Roadmap – a plan that outlines the country’s path to become an inclusive middle income country by 2030 through sustainable infrastructure, efficient and sustainable use of natural resources, and the strengthening of resilience and adaptive capacity to socio-economic shocks and climate variability.