Comoros

03-Jul-2019

AMI - Comores - Services de consultants pour l’appui au secteur de l’énergie sur les études et reformes

Le Gouvernement de l’Union des Comores a reçu un don du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement sur les ressources de la Facilité d’Appui à la Transition (FAT) afin de couvrir le coût du Projet d’Assistance Technique pour l’Elaboration du Plan Directeur de Production, de Transport, de Distribution de l’Energie électrique et de Développement des Energies Renouvelables, et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat de consultance (firme) pour l’appui au secteur de l’énergie pour les études te réforme.
31-May-2019

Comores : la Banque africaine de développement porte sa contribution à 25,22 millions d’euros au Projet d’appui au secteur de l’énergie

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, le 21 mai, un financement complémentaire de 8,63 millions d’euros en faveur du Projet d’appui au secteur de l’énergie aux Comores, portant ainsi la contribution totale de l’institution à 25,22 millions d’euros. Ce projet, approuvé en septembre 2013, vise à préparer le développement des énergies renouvelables, à rénover et améliorer les centrales hydroélectriques et thermiques diesel ainsi que les réseaux de distribution. Le financement complémentaire couvrira les coûts de rénovation des...
24-May-2019

Comoros - Energy Sector Support Project - Supplementary grant memorandum and recommendation

In September 2013, the African Development Bank approved a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) and another from the Transition Support Facility(TSF) for a total USD 13.38 million to restore and improve the operation of hydropower plants, thermalpower plantsand the distribution network,and prepare the development of renewable energy within the framework of the Comoros EnergySector Support Project (PASEC).In 2014, the project was restructured to acquire three diesel units and supply MAM-WE with fuel for three months. Due to rapid growth in demand and service quality degradation (load...
23-May-2019

2011-2015 - Eastern Africa-Regional Integration Strategy Paper - Draft Version

Regional Integration is at the core of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) mandate and is a key priority area in the Bank’s Medium Term Strategy (MTS), 2008-2012. In keeping with this strategic thrust, the Board approved a Regional Integration Strategy (RIS), 2009-2012, in March 2009, which commits the Bank to preparing Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISPs) to provide an analytical framework for streamlining regional operations (ROs) in the Bank and identify the Regional Public Goods (RPGs) for which the Bank could potentially provide funding support. The timing of the preparation of...
16-May-2019

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Second Quarter 2014

The East Africa Quarterly Bulletin is produced by country economists and country program officers of the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC), Nairobi, Kenya. The publication covers thirteen countries including Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan1 , Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Bulletin is part of the AfDB’s monitoring of socio-economic developments across the continent and provides summary information on the previous quarter’s major developments across the sub-region for which data...
16-Apr-2019

African Development Bank: Manufacturing key to boost economic growth and job creation in East Africa – Regional Economic Outlook Report

The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised. Speaking during the launch ceremony of the report held 4 April in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr Marcellin Ndong-Ntah said the manufacturing sector’s potential to accelerate regional economic growth, generate more job creation, and ultimately reduce poverty was significant. “In order to achieve this objective, countries must continue to look for alternative sectors of economic growth, emphasise regional trade and...
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - East Africa

East Africa comprises 13 countries that are diverse in many aspects (box 1). In 2018, real GDP in the region grew by an estimated 5.7 percent, slightly less than the 5.9 percent in 2017 and the highest among African regions (figure 1). Economic growth is projected to remain strong, at 5.9 percent in 2019 and 6.1 percent in 2020. The regional average masks substantial variation across countries. Estimated GDP growth in 2018 ranged from –3.8 percent (contraction) in South Sudan to 7.2 percent in Rwanda and 7.7 percent in Ethiopia.
12-Mar-2019

EOI - Spécialiste international en sauvegarde environnementale, sociale et sécurité - UCGP

Le Gouvernement de l’Union des Comores a reçu un don du Fonds africain de développement (FAD) et de la Facilité d’appui à la transition (FEF), pour renforcer la fourniture en énergie électrique du pays dans le cadre d’un Projet d'appui au secteur de l'énergie et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat d’un spécialiste en sauvegarde environnementale, sociale et sécurité pour l’Unité Centrale de Gestion du Projet (UCGP).
11-Mar-2019

Comoros - Comoros Energy Sector Support Project (PASEC) - Supplementary Financing - ESMP Summary

This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Management Plan for the supplementary financing of the Comoros Energy Sector Support Project (PASEC 2) in its various target areas: (i) rehabilitation of the Voidjou and Itsamboni distribution networks and thermal power plants in Grande Comore; (ii) construction of the Domoni hydropower plant and associated energy evacuation line, as well as the rehabilitation of the Trénani thermal power plant in Anjouan; and (iii) rehabilitation of the Fomboni power plant in Mohéli. This summary has been prepared in accordance with the Environmental...
27-Feb-2019

East African Governors hail “highly transformative” African Development Bank’s projects

East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.  The projects in ICT, education, public finance, energy, transport, water and sanitation sectors, make the institution “a trusted partner for delivering innovative solutions” the governors noted during consultative meetings with the institution’s president and senior management. Governors and representatives from Burundi, Djibouti, Rwanda, Comoros, Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda...
12-Oct-2018

African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2018-2022 maps out the direction of the Bank’s regional integration work in Eastern Africa over...
16-Apr-2018

African Development Bank releases first-ever highlights of 2018 African Economic Outlook in Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili

For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook(AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook...
12-Mar-2018

East Africa Economic Outlook 2018

The East Africa Economic Outlook reviews economic performance in 2017 and forecasts the next two years by highlighting the region’s key drivers of growth, opportunities, and challenges. It covers major macroeconomic developments in the region’s 13 countries and discusses structural issues affecting future growth, poverty, and inequality. It also presents in part II a synopsis of manufacturing activity in the region, drawing on a previous study of seven of the region’s countries. The outlook selects manufacturing as the sector to cover due to its potential to drive future growth and employment...
07-Mar-2018

East African Ministers share African Development Bank's vision for the continent

In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent’s fast-growing powerhouse region. On the agenda: closing the $170 billion infrastructure gap across the continent, keeping pace with the region’s booming youth population, creating jobs and safeguarding peace and security. President Adesina assured the gathering that the Bank intends to make the strategic regional consultations an annual event to allow for more open dialogue,...
07-Mar-2018

Africa's population explosion is a ticking time bomb - African Development Bank Governors

The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.” The meeting described the continent’s growing young population as a potential growth engine for the world. “The good news is that the solution is within our reach and will require investments,” said Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank. At the end of a two-day consultation at the headquarters of the Bank in Abidjan, CÕte d’Ivoire, the Bank...
09-Jan-2018

COMOROS - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Southern Areas - PCR

The project’s sector objective is to contribute to the improvement of the socio-economic and health conditions of the people of the Union of the Comoros. Its specific objective is to ensure long-term access to drinking water and sanitation services for the Comorian population. The project will: (i) define an institutional, organizational and financial framework appropriate to the sector’s development; (ii) make available to the Comorian authorities a national strategy and programme up to 2030; (iii) strengthen various stakeholders active in the sector; and(iv) serve as a model for...
09-Jan-2018

COMOROS - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Southern Areas - PCR

The project’s sector objective is to contribute to the improvement of the socio-economic and health conditions of the people of the Union of the Comoros. Its specific objective is to ensure long-term access to drinking water and sanitation services for the Comorian population. The project will: (i) define an institutional, organizational and financial framework appropriate to the sector’s development; (ii) make available to the Comorian authorities a national strategy and programme up to 2030; (iii) strengthen various stakeholders active in the sector; and (iv) serve as a model for...
09-Jan-2018

COMOROS - Private Sector Capacity-Building Support Project (PRCSP) - PCR

The PRCSP’s development objective was to contribute to sustained economic growth through a dynamic private sector. Its specific objective was to strengthen the capacity of key private sector development support structures, in particular the Union of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Comoros (UCCIA), the Association for the Promotion of Micro Enterprise (AMIE) and the Public-Private Dialogue Platform (PDPP).
05-Dec-2017

Launch of UNDP study on Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa

The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa: Divergence, Determinants, and Consequences explores and analyzes country trends and provides policy guidance that can help Sub-Saharan Africa reduce income inequality. The study underlines the absence of economic diversification, high concentration of means of production, and limited distributive capacity of the state as the key drivers...
20-Oct-2017

EASSy: The Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System

.more_iteration {display: none;} Context Although Africa represents 14% of the world's population, it currently has less than 3% of the world's telephone lines. Africa remains the world's least developed continent in telecommunications. International telecommunications connectivity across Eastern and Southern Africa was almost exclusively delivered via satellites. At present, about 90% of intra-African voice and data traffic is routed through Europe and North America at a cost of about US$600 million per year. This was both unreliable and extremely expensive,...with the...