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26/09/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group met on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Tunis and approved US $43.27 million (UA 28.845 million) to finance Sierra Leone’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which aims to increase access to water and sanitation in the rural areas of the country. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Agenda for Prosperity and achievement of the water supply, sanitation and hygiene targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Categories: Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragility & Resilience, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF, Board of Directors
20/09/2013 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 in Tunis approved Sierra Leone’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) 2013-2017, which outlines the Bank Group’s programmatic support to enable Sierra Leone to transition out of fragility while ensuring the country’s overall development sustainability.
13/08/2013 - African countries have hardly contributed to global greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, they are the most affected by climate change, putting livelihoods and natural assets at risk.
30/07/2013 - On July 12, Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone, launched the new national development plan for the period 2013-2018 called “Agenda for Prosperity” (A4P). The support provided by the African Development Bank in mainstreaming green growth in the A4P was largely acknowledged by the Government – the national vision being for Sierra Leone to be an inclusive, green, middle-income country by 2035.
01/07/2013 - Sierra Leone has made impressive social and economic progress in the ten years since the Civil War ended, and has succeeded in establishing democratic institutions at both central and local level. As implementation of the 2007-2012 Development Strategy “Agenda for Change” approached completion, Sierra Leone embarked, in the summer of 2012, on preparation of a new strategy for the 2013-2017 period, “Agenda for Prosperity” (A4P).
04/06/2013 - Ministers, parliamentarians and investors met at the 48th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank held in Marrakech, Morocco, recently to discuss the transformation of West African economies.
30/05/2013 - The promotion of green growth and the construction of a green economy in Africa aim to assure the well-being of humans, in the face of climate change. This issue was at the core of the debate “Africa’s transition to green economy” organized on May 28, in the context of the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings which took place in Marrakesh, Morocco. The panel gathered experts from the AfDB and governmental authorities to exchange experiences.
30/05/2013 - On Tuesday, May 28, the African Development Bank organized at its Annual Meetings in Marrakech a high-level side event discussing how African countries could grow green and transition to a green economy. With the approval of the Bank’s 2013-2022 Strategy, inclusive growth and the transition to green growth have been anchored as the two strategic objectives to guide the work of the organization over the next decade.
13/05/2013 - Connecting people, consolidating peace and accelerating economic transformation were the main themes of a high-level seminar organized by the African Development Bank in Abidjan on Monday, May 13, whose aim was to promote regional integration in the four Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.