Ethiopia

06-May-2019

Ethiopia reaps rewards of tax policy reform, according to research from the African Development Bank

Revenue collection in Ethiopia has increased significantly after the government implemented tax reforms to boost resources. These findings were revealed at a workshop hosted by the African Development Bank and a high-level delegation from the Ethiopian government. A study found that the introduction of electronic cash registers increased value added tax (VAT) collections and payments by about 32%, with variations by sectors of activity, size of firms and locations. This increase can be considered large. However, given the low tax base, there is significant scope to mobilize domestic...
29-Apr-2019

Agriculture Fast Track Fund to launch 17 new projects in support of agribusiness SMEs in Ghana and seven other African countries

Who:   The African Development Bank What:   Launch of 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) Date:   Wednesday, 17 April 2019, from 9:00 – 11:00am Venue:  African Development Bank, Ghana Country Office, Ridge, Accra. The African Development Bank will launch 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT)in support of agribusiness Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in eight African countries – Ghana (4), Tanzania (4), Burkina Faso (2), Malawi (2), Mozambique (2), Ethiopia (...
29-Apr-2019

African Union and African Development Bank to co-host launch of “African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Accountability Scorecard

The African Union, His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho, the African Development Bank, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners, will launch the African Leaders For Nutrition (ALN) Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard on Monday 11 February 2019. The event, under the theme “A Call for Better Advocacy and Accountability for Nutrition Investments,” will be chaired by His Majesty King Letsie III and African Development Bank President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina. The Continental Nutrition...
25-Apr-2019

Contract Award – Ethiopia - Procurement of Plant Design, Supply & Installation of 5 Substations (Package- IIIa) - Addis Ababa Transmission Distribution Rehabilitation Upgrading Project

24-Apr-2019

African Development Bank, partners support smallholder farmers with 17 new project grants

The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), hosted by the African Development Bank, has announced Us$ 3,390,000 funding for 17 new small and medium enterprises in the agriculture sector as part of its transformative support for food security, income enhancement, job creation, and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa. The funding, provided by the African Development Bank and partners, was announced in Accra, Ghana, on Wednesday in support of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agribusiness sector in eight African countries – Ghana (4), Tanzania (4), Burkina...
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...
11-Apr-2019

EOI – Ethiopia - Women Entrepreneurial Development for Ethiopia Integrated Transport Program Phase I: Sodo – Sawla Road Upgrading Project

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) has received financing from the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Ethiopia Integrated Transport Program Phase I: Sodo –Sawla Road Upgrading Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Women Entrepreneurial Development
11-Apr-2019

PPM – Ethiopia Integrated Transport Program Phase I (Sodo - Sawla Road Project) Women Entrepreneurial Development - EITP

PPM – Ethiopia Integrated Transport Program Phase I (Sodo - Sawla Road Project) Women Entrepreneurial Development - EITP (27 kB)
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.
25-Mar-2019

SPN - Time extension for submission - Ethiopia - Adama Town Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement

It is well known that Invitation for Pre-qualification of Adama Town Water supply and Sanitation Improvement works was announced on UNDB online and the dead line was envisaged to be on March 31, 2019. It is noted however that some prospective applicants requested for time extension for bid submission. Accordingly, the Procuring Entity would like to extend the dead line for submission of Application for Prequalification documents for 10(ten) days and the revised dead line will be on April 10, 2019 at 10:00AM
25-Mar-2019

Contract Award – Ethiopia - Procurement of Plant Design, Supply & Installation of 3 Substations (Package- IIIb) - Addis Ababa transmission Distribution Rehabilitation Upgrading Project

19-Mar-2019

Ethiopia - Basic Services Transformation Programme - Appraisal Report

million to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to finance the Basic Services Transformation Programme (BSTP). This is a Sector Budget Support (SBS) designed to progress the efforts toward efficient decentralized basic service delivery by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE). The SBS will be implemented in Fiscal Year (FY) 2015/16 to FY2017/18. Since 2006, the Bank has been supporting Ethiopia’s decentralised basic services through the Protection of Basic Services (PBS) Programme I and II (2006-2011) and Promoting Basic Services III (PBS III - 2012-2014). The PBS has contributed to...
18-Mar-2019

EOI - Capital market development advisor for Ethiopia - PIFD2

The African Development Bank (AfDB) hereby invites individual consultants to indicate their interest in the following assignment: Capital market development advisor for Ethiopia. The African Development Bank (the Bank) desires to develop deep and liquid financial markets in Africa for effective mobilization of financial resources towards the continents’ key sectors, including infrastructure. Effective capital markets play an important intermediary role in the mobilization and deployment of long term savings and investments for the financing of the continent’s Sustainable Development...
06-Mar-2019

Interview with AfDB’s Principal Evaluation Officer, Detlev Puetz

In this interview he granted to us shortly after a presentation on agriculture, during AEC in Addis Ababa, AfDB’s Principal Evaluation Officer, Detlev Puetz, suggests new ways for managing the crisis and supporting a post-crisis renaissance in Africa. “How to have African middle class, at least partly, embrace the great traditions of agriculture trade and business in Africa, and not selling out to foreign interests. These are for me the key questions,” Bank Group Principal Evaluation Officer, Detlev Puetz said. Question: Agricultural development programmes in Africa, in the past,...
27-Feb-2019

EOI - industrial policy support programme (IPSP) that will focus on supporting Morocco, Ethiopia and Senegal - PITD

The African Development Bank (AfDB or the Bank) hereby invites Consulting Firms to indicate their interest in the following Assignment: Assist the Bank in the implementation of the industrial policy support programme (IPSP) that will focus on supporting Morocco, Ethiopia and Senegal. The objective is to assist RMCs in developing inclusive and sustainable industrial policies through the provision of advisory and analytical services as well as capacity building to key institutions.
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...
24-Feb-2019

Ethiopia - Integrated Agro-Industrial Parks - Support Project (IAIPSP) - Appraisal Report

The Project is supporting the development of four (4) Integrated AgroIndustrial Parks (IAIPs), already commenced by the Government of Ethiopia (GoE)1 . In particular, the project will provide part of the infrastructure required for agro-industrial activities on the 4 IAIPs and develop requisite skills and agricultural value chain capacity to ensure competitiveness, productivity and inclusivity in their operation. The GoE, alongside many other Development Partners, is developing the 4 IAIPs to attract private sector investments into agro industrial parks in Tigray (North), Amhara (North West...
22-Feb-2019

PPM – Ethiopia - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program I (DRSLP-I)

PPM – Ethiopia - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program I (DRSLP-I) (547 kB)
22-Feb-2019

PPM – Ethiopia - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP II)

PPM – Ethiopia - Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP II) (307 kB)
22-Feb-2019

PPM – Ethiopia - Mekele-Dallol and Semera -Afdera 230 kv PSP

PPM – Ethiopia - Mekele-Dallol and Semera -Afdera 230 kv PSP