Eritrea

18-Oct-2019

GPN - Eritrea - Eritrea Strengthening Tax Administration Project (ESTAP)

The Ministry of Finance of the State of Eritrea has received grant financing from the African Development Fund for strengthening domestic resource mobilization through a project “Eritrea Strengthening Tax Administration Project –ESTAP”. The principal objective of the Project is to provide a strategic platform for domestic resource mobilization and support the government plan to accelerate and strengthen tax administration by modernizing tax collection and compliance procedures through automation of Inland Revenue Department (IRD) business process and enhancing critical skills and...
27-Sep-2019

Eritrea – Groundwater Assessment, Aquifer Mapping and Well Development Project - Project Appraisal Reports

The Grant Proposal with the draft Resolution related to the above-mentioned project were submitted for your consideration on a Lapse-of-time basis on 11 September 2019. Since no objection was recorded by 5:00 p.m. on 26 September 2019, the said Proposal is considered as approved and the Resolution adopted.
16-Sep-2019

Eastern Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2018 - 2022

The Bank Group Regional Integration Strategy Paper for Eastern Africa (EA RISP) 2018-2022 articulates strategic priorities and a corresponding indicative Operational program for the Bank’s support to regional economic integration in Eastern Africa. It has been prepared in the larger context of the Bank’s strategic direction and recent regional, continental and global developments. These developments include the adoption, in 2015, of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063, the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), and the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)...
05-Sep-2019

Multinational - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Program In the Horn of Africa - DRSLP II - Appraisal Report

The Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program -Project II is the second intervention ina long term Bank Programme to build communities’ resilience to drought and Climate Change,improve their livelihood and promote regional integration in the Horn of Africa. Project II aims to scale up the Program interventions in Ethiopia and extend it to Eritrea, Somalia and Sudan. The Project is expected to develop infrastructures for i) water mobilisation and management, and ii) livestock production, health and marketing. It will also build the capacity of the populations and Governments of...
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.
03-Apr-2019

EOI – Eritrea - Individual Consultant - Preparation of a Project Completion Report (PCR)

The objective of the Project Completion Report (PCR) is to carry out an in-depth assessment, which covers all aspects of project management and implementation of activities, prepare a synthesis of the project’s contribution to the development goals and learn ways of implementing similar operations in future. The consultant will assess (i) the extent to which the operation achieved the intended objectives and outcomes identified in the Project Appraisal Report, (ii) sustainability of results; and (iii) performance of the Borrower and the Bank
25-Mar-2019

IFB – Eritrea - Supply of Diesel Motor Driven Multi Crop Thresher - DRSLP

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No.AfDB510-07/15 dated 30 July 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org).
25-Mar-2019

IFB – Eritrea - Supply of Formulated Poultry Feed and Jute Sacks and Weaving Robs - DRSLP

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No.AfDB510-07/15 dated 30 July 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org).
06-Mar-2019

IFB – Eritrea - Supply of Electronic Equipment lot .3 - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme-II Eritrea Programme

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AfDB510-07/15 dated 30 July 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org).
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...
26-Feb-2019

IFB – Eritrea - Lot 1: Pesticides - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme-IV Eritrea Programme

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No.AfDB510-07/15 dated 30 July 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org).
05-Feb-2019

IFB – Eritrea - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme-II Eritrea Programme

This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No.AfDB510-07/15 dated 30 July 2015, and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org). The Government of the State of Eritrea (GoSE) received financing from the African Development Bank (ADF) in various currencies towards the cost of Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Programme-II Eritrea Programme. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan/financing will be applied to eligible...
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...
31-May-2018

Eritrea - Drought resilience and sustainable livelihoods project phase V – ESMP Summary

Eritrea is one of the Greater Horn of Africa countries. It borders the Red Sea (to north-east and east), Sudan (north-west), Ethiopia (south) and Djibouti (south-east). It has a surface area of about 125,000 square km of which 117,600 km2 constitute land surface area. Of the 117,600 km2 , only 17% is arable land for rain-fed agriculture while the rest are arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) also known as rangelands or drylands that cover about 83% and receive up to 450 mm of rainfall per year. These rangelands can be converted into agricultural production through alternative means that includes...
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...