Ghana

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 (...
25-Apr-2019

EOI – Ghana - Establishment of a DataBase Management System (DBMS) - PURC

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) is an independent economic and quality of service regulatory body established under the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Act,1997 (Act 538), to regulate electricity, water and natural gas utility services in Ghana. In order to fulfil its mandate, it has to gather, analyse and use different types of information and data. These are mainly financial & accounting data, technical & operational data and commercial data.
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...
23-Apr-2019

Ghana - Access LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Projects (FSU/FRU) - ESIA Summary

Power is currently the single largest constraint on Ghana’s ambition to achieve sustained high levels of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth to consolidate its middle-income status. The current natural gas demand in Ghana is not being met by indigenous gas production due to supply constraints and unreliability of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP). Around Tema (located to the east of the country) which established itself as a hub for thermal generation power plants in Ghana, housing installed generation capacity of 2,126MW, suboptimal pipeline gas supply received from Nigeria, via WAGP, has...
03-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - West Africa

West Africa’s 15 economies are diverse across many dimensions of development. In 2018, income per capita ranged from $452 in Niger to $3,678 in Cabo Verde. Nine countries saw growth of at least 5.0 percent in 2017 and 2018, and five have been growing at that rate since 2014–16. While growth in those countries has been driven by agriculture, the service sector has emerged to complement agriculture.
03-Apr-2019

African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook: West Africa region to see mixed growth into 2020

Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed. The Bank launched the 2019 Regional Economic Outlook for West Africa in Abuja on Tuesday, alongside the institution’s annual flagship report, the Africa Economic Outlook, which shows how regional integration can spur structural transformation and foster economic...
27-Mar-2019

Climate change in Africa: “A race we must win and a race we will win,” African Development Bank says

Fighting climate change with robust implementation of national commitments and partnerships was the main thrust of African Development Bank’s Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, Dr. Anthony Nyong’s closing remarks at the end of Africa Climate Week. “The vibrancy of these last few days says it all, Africa is engaged. Africa is not a victim; we are a partner in the fight against climate change. We are a solid market, with significant resources to move the needle on the global temperature goal. Climate change is a race we can win, a race we must win, and, with Africa’s participation...
25-Mar-2019

GPN – Ghana - SEFA Technical Assistance Support for Scaling-up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP) Investment Plan

The Government of Ghana has received a grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), in the amount of USD1.50 million to finance the Ghana Scaling-up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP), and it intends to apply the proceeds of this grant for the payments of consulting services and capacity building to be procured under this programme.
22-Mar-2019

EOI – Ghana - Jatropha Africa - Component 2: Financial, Marketing and Technical Feasibility Studies

Jatropha Africa has received a Grant from the African Development Bank and intends to utilize part of this Grant towards the cost of the following Assignment: Jatropha Africa* Component 2: Financial, Marketing and Technical Feasibility Studies
12-Mar-2019

EOI – Ghana - Consultancy Service for Base Line and KAP Studies

The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the African Development Bank in the amount UA 40.9 million (US$ 55.6m) towards the cost of the Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods Improvement Project (GAS-SLIP), and it intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Service for Baseline and KAP Studies.
12-Mar-2019

EOI – Ghana - Consultancy Service for Sanitation Marketing and Advocacy

The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the African Development Bank in the amount UA 40.9 million (US$ 55.6m) towards the cost of the Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods Improvement Project (GAS-SLIP), and it intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Service for Sanitation Marketing and Advocacy.
12-Mar-2019

EOI – Ghana - Consultancy Service for Community Mobilization/Sensitization Campaign

The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the African Development Bank in the amount UA 40.9 million (US$ 55.6m) towards the cost of the Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods Improvement Project (GAS-SLIP), and it intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Service for Community Mobilization/Sensitization Campaign.
12-Mar-2019

EOI – Ghana - Consultancy Service for Engineering Design Review and Supervision Services (School Wash Facilities)

The Government of the Republic of Ghana has received financing from the African Development Bank in the amount UA 40.9 million (US$ 55.6m) towards the cost of the Greater Accra Sustainable Sanitation and Livelihoods Improvement Project (GAS-SLIP), and it intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this loan to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Service for Engineering Design Review and Supervision Services (School Wash Facilities).
11-Mar-2019

Africa Climate Week

WHAT: Africa Climate Week WHO: The African Development Bank, The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, The World Bank Group, the West African Development Bank, the UNEP DTU Partnership and United Nations Development Programme WHERE Accra International Conference Centre (AICC), Accra, Ghana WHEN: 18-22 March, 2019   Africa Climate Week 2019 will take place between 18–22 March in Accra, Ghana, with a dynamic programme of activities. The event, hosted by the Ghanaian government, follows the COP24 international climate negotiations,...
25-Feb-2019

Visiting African Development Bank Governors from West Africa laud Bank’s transformative projects

Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region. Three hundred and seventy transformative Bank projects valued at US $11.3 billion between 2010-2017, in the region, are changing lives and making a difference, the governors noted. These are the second annual consultative meetings, aimed at sharing views with the governors, after the first ever meetings in the history of the Bank...
20-Feb-2019

African Development Bank and partners unite in major push against malnutrition −‘the silent killer’

Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity? The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health. Africa has 20 of the 24 countries with stunting rates of over 40%. This includes Antonio, a little boy from Madagascar, whose story amplifies the urgency of action. The African Development Bank financed a major irrigation project for rice and its President, Akinwumi Adesina, had visited. Excitedly, several kids from the village rushed to where the delegation was, curious to...
13-Feb-2019

Contract Awards - Feasibility Studies, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, and Engineering Design Studies, Prepare Bidding Documents for Construction Works of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway

05-Feb-2019

African Development Bank, ECOWAS, sign agreement for study on Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway

The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 kilometre highway linking Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos in Nigeria, marking a new step in building regional integration and trade. The proposed Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway, a six-lane (3-lane dual) motorway, will connect the countries via Ghana (Accra), Togo (Lomé) and Benin (Cotonou).The agreement signed Monday for a study on the technical, implementation and operational aspects of the project, comes nearly five...
28-Jan-2019

EOI - Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo - Recruitment of a Consultant for Technical Assistance to the Ecowas Commission

The ECOWAS Commission has received Grants from the African Development Fund (ADF) and the European Development Fund (through the African Investment Facility –AfIF) to cover the cost of studies on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway Development Project, and intends to use part of Grant amount to finance the service contracts of consultants responsible for providing multidisciplinary technical assistance in order to enhance the capacity of ECOWAS and the Participating Member Countries (PMCs) for the effective management of all the Study component.
15-Jan-2019

EOI - Local Financial Sector Specialist for Long-Term Finance -Country Diagnostic in Ghana - PIFD

The African Development Bank now invites Individual Consultants to express their interest in the following Assignment: Local Financial Sector Specialist for Long-Term Finance -Country Diagnostic in Ghana, within the Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Partnership Secretariat.