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24/07/2017 - The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) has advocated the establishment of a regional information hub to advertise bankable projects in Africa.

Categories: NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), NEPAD, Infrastructure


24/07/2017 - The AfDB has briefed donors on its new Country Brief for Somalia and the status of the Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF). The briefing was chaired by Gabriel Negatu, Director General of the Bank’s Eastern Africa Regional Centre. Representatives from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, UK DfID, USAID, High Commission for India, Delegation of the European Union to Somalia, and the French, Danish and Finnish Embassies participated in the meeting.

Categories: Kenya, Somalia, Infrastructure, Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF)


18/07/2017 - « Nous apprécions ce que vous accomplissez pour l’Afrique en général et pour le Cameroun en particulier. Grâce à vos efforts, le développement de l’Afrique va s’accélérer » a déclaré, en substance, le président de la République Paul Biya, lors de l’audience qu’il a accordée au président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, lundi 17 juillet 2017 à Yaoundé, à l’occasion de sa visite officielle au Cameroun. Le chef de l’Etat camerounais a profité de l’occasion pour décerner la médaille de Commandeur de l’ordre de la valeur au président de la BAD, en reconnaissance de son action en faveur de l’Afrique.

Categories: Cameroon, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Africa50, Private Sector, Transport, The President


13/07/2017 - With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport. Kigali is being positioned to become a nerve center for business, travel, and shipping in the sub-region.

Categories: Rwanda, African Legal Support Facility, Infrastructure, Transport


13/07/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved Uganda’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for 2017-2021, which focuses on infrastructure development for industrialization; skills and capacity development.

Categories: Uganda, Infrastructure


30/06/2017 - To boost trade, investments, growth and overall development, stakeholders have called for the creation of exclusive economic zones/hubs along the Abidjan–Lagos Highway Corridor.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships


21/06/2017 - Facilitating travel in Senegal's most populous and productive area: that’s the objective of the Dakar Regional Express Train (TER) project. On Wednesday, 21 June 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB) decided to support the project through a US $ 192.8 million (CFAF 120 billion) loan.

Categories: Senegal, Transport, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


20/06/2017 - The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a US $1-million African Private Sector Assistance Fund (FAPA) grant to the Government of Mozambique to finance the Nacala Corridor Business Linkages Technical Assistance Project.

Categories: Mozambique, Japan, Transport, Regional Integration, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships, Employment, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


12/06/2017 - Transport and information and communication technology (ICT) projects financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 2016 would have a positive impact on the living conditions of close to 20 million Africans over the next few years. The AfDB made this forecast in the Annual Report of the Infrastructure, Cities and Urban Development Department, published on 9 June 2017.

Categories: Infrastructure, Transport


02/06/2017 - On 25 May 2017, during the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organised a meeting with donors and friends of Somalia on “Financing the Infrastructure Pillar of Somalia’s National Development Plan (NDP) 2017-19.”

Categories: Somalia, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF)