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04/03/2019 - Le gouvernement de São Tomé & Príncipe et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé, le vendredi 1er mars 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’un accord de don de 2 millions de dollars USD, pour cofinancer les dépenses liées aux activités préparatoires du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde à Fernão Dias dans le nord du pays.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Infrastructure, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF)


01/03/2019 - The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, eSwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, The President


08/11/2018 - The projects form part of a development finance compact between the Bank, the government of Portugal, and the six Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa - Angola, Cabo Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, and Sao Tomé and Principe, also known as PALOPs. The compact, signed at the African Investment Forum in Johannesburg on Tuesday, stems from efforts by the African Development Bank to bring more focus on the private sector in the PALOPs.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe, Portugal, Private Sector, Partnerships


27/06/2018 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved on 30 May 2018 a US$ 1 million grant to support the Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe in unlocking private investments in development of mini hydro power projects. The projects will have a medium-term effect of reducing the country’s dependence on imported heavy oil and diesel fuel as well as increase the use of clean and reliable energy resources on the islands.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Energy & Power


07/06/2018 - African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, met with São Tomé and Príncipe President Evaristo Carvalho on Wednesday, just as the Bank’s Board of Directors in Abidjan approved the island nation’s new Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Gender, Education, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction, The President


04/06/2018 - The first President of the African Development Bank group to set foot on São Tomé and Príncipe, Akinwumi Adesina has arrived in the country for a five-day official visit to strengthen alliances between his institution and this lower middle-income island nation with a fragile economy.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Poverty Reduction, The President


10/04/2018 - The Southern African Governors of the African Development Bank have described the Bank as the future of Africa’s development, and called on it to lead the way to faster-paced development of the continent.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, eSwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Partnerships, ADF, The President


08/02/2017 - Le Fonds africain de développement (FAD), le guichet concessionnel du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), a donné son feu vert pour un prêt de 2,04 millions de dollars EU à la République de Sao Tomé-et-Principe, destiné à financer un projet de renforcement de l'infrastructure du système de paiement et de l'inclusion financière dans le pays.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe


06/04/2016 - A Bank mission, led by Acting Vice-President for Regional Operations, Janvier Litse, visited São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) from March 28-30, 2016, for a country dialogue. The progress made by the country’s Government following an investors’ conference held in London in October 2015, as well as the preparation of the Country Strategy Paper (CSP) 2017-2021, were at the heart of discussions. The mission recognized the progress and efforts made by the Government in implementing the recommendations of the London conference.

Categories: São Tomé and Príncipe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance


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