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02-Sep-2019

AMI - Burundi - Recrutement d’un Cabinet d’Audit Chargé d’auditer les Comptes du Projet - Projet d’Appui à la Transformation Agricole dans la Région Naturelle de Bugesera (PATAREB)

Le Gouvernement de la République du Burundi a reçu un don de la Facilité d’Appui à la Transition (FAT) du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement pour couvrir le coût du Projet d’Appui à la transformation de l’Agriculture dans la Région naturelle de Bugesera (PATAREB), et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat d’un Cabinet (Consultant) pour la réalisation de l’audit des comptes financiers du projet pour les exercices juillet 2018 – juin 2019, juillet 2019- juin 2020 et juillet 2020 - juin 2021 L’objectif de l’audit des...
30-Aug-2019

TICAD7: Invest in Africa’s food markets to win the war on hunger and boost nutrition – African Development Bank

Yokohama, Japan 30 August 2019 – By investing in Africa’s food markets, governments can win the fight against stunting and improve nutrition across the continent. And with support from institutions like the African Development Bank, the results would be a win-win situation for all. “What a huge potential the food markets represent. “Feed Africa,” which is one of the Bank’s High 5 priorities, has nutrition at its core,” Bank Vice President for Agriculture, Human, and Social Development, Jennifer Blanke said Thursday at a panel discussion on day two of the 7th Tokyo International Conference...
29-Aug-2019

The new Leadership4Agriculture (L4AG) Forum

WHO:                         African Development Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and The Rockefeller Foundation WHAT:                         Launch of the Leadership4Agriculture (L4AG) Forum WHERE:                     Hotel Kempinski, Accra, Ghana...
29-Aug-2019

TICAD7: Digital Agriculture next frontier for economic development in Africa

“There’s risk, yes, but there are juicy returns, now is the time for all of us to run in that direction.” - Jennifer Blanke Prioritizing the digital space will help shift the development focus for Africa’s agribusiness sector and overcome its many hurdles, participants at an official side event, organized Wednesday during the 7th Tokyo International Conference, heard.  The seminar headlined “The Digital Africa 2020 and Japanese investment Panel: Creating markets to digitize Africa, was jointly organized by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the African Development Bank...
28-Aug-2019

EOI - Development of AfDB Livestock Flagship Strategy Document - International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) / Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT)

This request for expression of interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org) 16th August, 2018. The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) is implementing the TAAT Livestock Compact, financed through a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) Program and intends to apply part of the proceeds for this grant to facilitate payment for a consultant- for Development of AfDB Livestock Flagship Strategy...
28-Aug-2019

EOI - Multinational - Development of a Livestock Strategy of the AfDB’s Livestock flagship - Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT)

ILRI is implementing the Livestock Compact of the TAAT project (Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation), funded by AfDB.  As part of its activities under TAAT, ILRI is supporting the development of a Livestock strategy of the AfDB’s Livestock flagship. This consultancy is in support of this activity. The purpose of the assignment is to facilitate effective consultations of the Livestock Flagship Technical Working Group, ensure that the developed Flagship document aligns with AfDB’s operations process, and effectively coordinate collaborators contributions and drafting...
21-Aug-2019

SPN - Mozambique - Supply of Agriculture Inputs in the provinces of Sofala and Zambézia

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online of 30/11/2018 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The Government of Mozambique received a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) in various currencies towards the cost of the “Agricultural Value Chain and Youth Empowerment Project - AVACYEP”. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this grant will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the supply of Agriculture Inputs. The Directorate of Planning and International Cooperation...
21-Aug-2019

EOI - eSwatini - Consultancy Services for Mkhondvo-Ngwavuma Water Augmentation Project

The Kingdom of Eswatini has applied for financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Mkhondvo-Ngwavuma Water Augmentation Project (MNWAP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for consultancy services for the Mkhondvo Ngwavuma Water Augmentation project. Disbursement, in respect of any contract signed, will be subject to approval of the financing by the Bank.
13-Aug-2019

Mali: In Baguinéda, women and small farmers see rice yields soar with help from the African Development Bank

In Baguinéda, in eastern Mali's Koulikoro region, the lowlands on the banks of the river Niger stretch as far as the eye can see. Between two irrigated rice-growing areas, a group of women, together with their young children, are at work pulling weeds. Dramane Diallo, 54, works alongside them. Thanks to the the Koulikoro Region Food And Nutrition Security Enhancement Project of Mali (PReSAN-KL),funded by the African Development Bank, rice and cereal harvests in Mali’s  “rice bowl” have risen dramatically. And families like Diallo’s are reaping the benefits. "It used to be...
08-Aug-2019

Nigeria: African Development Bank extolls Chinese commitment to Africa, explores potential partnerships with investors

Abuja, Nigeria - 8 August 2019: The African Development Bank in Nigeria met a private sector consortium from China to help attract investment through partnerships in the development of special agro-Industrial processing zones (SAPZs) across Africa. The Bank delegation, led by Professor Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, the senior special adviser on industrialisation to the African Development Bank’s President, paid a courtesy call to Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, who assured the consortium of the tremendous investment opportunities Nigeria offers. Discussions...
29-Jul-2019

African Development Bank’s appreciation of the work of the Pan-African Farmers’ Organization

Kigali, Rwanda, 29th July, 2019: The 4th General Assembly of the Pan-African Farmers’ Organization PAFO, which took place in Kigali, Rwanda on 23 July 2019, brought together some 50 delegates, including representatives from PAFO’s regional bodies, to discuss the continental platform, as well as institutional, organizational and partnership challenges. A special session of PAFO’s partners (the Bank, the EU, IFAD, FO4ACP, and AgriCord) was held to reflect on how best to engage with civil society and especially small-holder farmers, the backbone of most African economies. On behalf of the...
25-Jul-2019

Tanzania - Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (Affm) - Project Summary

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) was created in 2006 during the Abuja African Green Revolution summit. However it became operational in 2015, after achieving the initial capital of USD 10 Million. Following the realignment of the AFFM’s Strategy by the Governing Council in June 2018, it was decided that the AFFM focuses on the provision of credit guarantee as a tool for derisking the financing of fertilizer value chain across the continent in order to reach the Abuja Declaration target of 50kg of fertilizer use per hectare. In regard to this new focus area, a feasibility study...
25-Jul-2019

Nigeria - Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (Affm) - Project Summary

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) was created in 2006 during the Abuja African Green Revolution summit. However it became operational in 2015, after achieving the initial capital of USD 10 Million. Following the realignment of the AFFM’s Strategy by the Governing Council in June 2018, it was decided that the AFFM focuses on the provision of credit guarantee as a tool for de-risking the financing of fertilizer value chain across the continent in order to reach the Abuja Declaration target of 50kg of fertilizer use per hectare. In regard to this new focus area, a feasibility...
23-Jul-2019

Burkina Faso : La Banque africaine de développement accorde 36 millions de dollars au développement des chaînes de valeur au bénéfice de femmes rurales

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé le vendredi 19 juillet 2019 à Abidjan, un financement de 36,4 millions de dollars en faveur du Burkina Faso, pour la mise en œuvre du Projet d’aménagement et de valorisation de la plaine de la Léraba (PAVAL) au bénéfice de populations, en majorité des femmes. Le projet consiste en la valorisation des eaux du barrage de Niofila, permettant l’irrigation par les sillons (une technique d’irrigation) de 1 410 hectares et le développement de chaînes de valeur au niveau de la plaine de la Léraba. Son objectif...
18-Jul-2019

Tunisie : la Banque africaine de développement mobilise plus de 25 millions d’euros pour promouvoir les filières agricoles dans le gouvernorat de Zaghouan

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, le 17 juillet 2019 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé un prêt de plus de 25 millions d’euros pour le financement du Projet de développement et de promotion des filières agricoles dans le gouvernorat de Zaghouan (PDPFA). En favorisant un développement durable des filières agricoles, cette nouvelle opération contribuera à renforcer la dynamique d’inclusion économique et sociale en vue d’améliorer les conditions de vie, notamment des jeunes et des femmes du gouvernorat. Afin d’élever les niveaux de...
17-Jul-2019

African Continent - Harmonization of African Standards for Agriculture and Food Products - PCR

26-Jun-2019

EOI – Monitoring and evaluation specialist to support the climate smart agriculture program on integrated development and adaptation to climate change in the Niger basin (PIDACC/NB) – Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department

The African Development Bank (AfDB) seeks to recruit a highly motivated Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist to assist the Agricultural Research, Production and Sustainability Division (AHAI.2) by providing technical assistance to mainstream monitoring and evaluation into the ‘Program for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC/NB)’. PIDACC/NB is one of the Programs under the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA, 2017-2025) portfolio of the Bank, which aims for a sustainable and resilient transformation of African agriculture for food security in the...
09-Jan-2018

Malawi - Agriculture Infrastructure Support Project (AISP) - PCR

The project’s development objective remained relevant since its activities, outputs and outcomes were contributing to the national development priorities as defined in the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDSI) 2006-2011. The Strategy focused on increasing agricultural productivity and integrating smallholder farmers into commercial activities. Furthermore, the project activities were aligned to the three focus areas of the Agriculture Sector Wide Approach (ASWAp) investment plan namely food security and risk management, agricultural commercialization, agro-processing and market...