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05/04/2013 - As of the 31st of March 2013, the Global Environment Facility’s Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) has granted USD 18.6 million to be channeled by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to Sierra Leone, Uganda and Mauritania for project concepts to help climate-proof their water sectors. This work is regarded as a critical element of these countries’ moves toward climate-resilient poverty reduction and sustainable development.

Categories: Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure


27/02/2013 - An African Development Bank team composed of experts from the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) and the Sierra Leone Field Office (SLFO) completed its second green growth mission to Sierra Leone from February 4 to 8, 2013. The objective of the mission was to work further with Government counterparts on mainstreaming green growth into Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) – (2013–2017) called “Agenda for Prosperity”, currently under preparation.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Green Growth Initiative


10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Migration and Development Initiative


07/11/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 2nd call for proposals of the Microfinance Capacity Building Fund (“MCBF”). Award amounts will range from US $200,000 to US $500,000 per project, depending on the activity, and will be given to approximately 6-8 awardees.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Cabo Verde, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance


26/09/2012 - African Development Bank (AfDB) staff from the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC3) and the Sierra Leone Field Office (SLFO) undertook a mission from September 3-7 in Sierra Leone to support the Government in its efforts to mainstream green growth into its Agenda for Prosperity. The Agenda for Prosperity, which is the country’s third Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP3), is currently being drafted by a broad spectrum of stakeholders across all government ministries. With the AfDB’s green growth intervention in the PRSP, the country will establish itself as the first fragile state in Africa to embrace green growth as a development opportunity.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative


05/06/2012 - The AfDB and Sierra Leone’s government on June 1, 2012 in Arusha, signed a US$1.2-million grant financing agreement under Pillar III of the Fragile States Facility, to provide urgently-needed support to the country’s financial sector development plan.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Economic & Financial Governance, Fragility & Resilience


05/04/2012 - The African Development Bank Group has approved USD 250.95 million (UA 162 million) for road construction projects in Tanzania and Sierra Leone.

Categories: Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Infrastructure, Transport, ADF


20/09/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 14 September 2011 approved a grant of USD 15.7 million to Sierra Leone to finance the second Economic Governance Reform Program. The grant, from the AfDB Fragile States Facility, will be disbursed in two parts in 2011 and 2012.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Economic & Financial Governance, Fragility & Resilience


08/04/2011 - The project will generate roughly 960,000 tons of sugarcane per year that will be used to produce 83,000 cubic meters (83 million liters) of anhydrous ethanol for export and possibly domestic consumption; and 165 Giga-Watt hour (GWh) of electricity of which roughly 100 GWh will be delivered to the domestic market.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Climate Change, Environment, Board of Directors


21/12/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved 3 projects in the water sector in the last few weeks amounting to USD 114.35 Million. The Bank strongly believes supporting the sector is important to enhancing economic growth, improving living conditions as well as the health and education sectors of beneficiary countries.

Categories: Kenya, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation, ADF


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