Kenya

18-Dec-2007

AfDB approves a total of USD 406.29 Million in loans and grants to 4 African countries

Tunis, December 18, 2007 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Monday in Tunis approved a total loan and grant package of USD 406.29 million for development projects and programs in four of the Bank’s member countries. The resources will be used for a range of initiatives that include energy, increasing agricultural productivity, strengthening institutional capacity and road-building. The Board of the African Development Bank approved a non-concessionary loan of USD 223.48 million to Morocco to finance the Ain-Beni-Mathar power station project. In March 2005, the AfDB...
23-Nov-2007

CRMU Supports information dissemination on IRM in Kenya

Nairobi, November 23, 2007 - The Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU) participated on 23 November 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya, to a workshop organized by two  Kenyan NGOs’  on " the Role of NGOs in Dissemination of Information about International Accountability and IRM: the Example of the African Development Bank".  The two Kenya NGOs:  Kenya Youth Education and Community Program (KYCEP) and Global Call Against Poverty (GCAP), were supported by Action  Aid, an international NGO present in Kenya. The workshop, attended by government institutions, NGOs,...
08-Oct-2007

2007 - Kenya - Country Gender Profile

The African Development Bank is supporting member countries to develop gender profiles to assist the gender mainstreaming efforts of the Bank, African countries and development partners. Gender Profiles identify gender-related policy and programme interventions, which could lead to poverty reduction, economic growth and human development within member countries.
16-Jul-2007

Kenya - Thika Highway Improvement Project Environmental & Social Impact Assessment - ESIA Summary

The Government of Kenya (GOK) has solicited the financial assistance of the Bank for the rehabilitation and upgrading of the Nairobi-Thika highway. The Nairobi-Thika road is a dualcarriageway highway of about 45 km. The road is part of the classified international trunk road A2 which originates in downtown Nairobi and extends to Moyale at the Ethiopian border. The section of highway under consideration was constructed to bitumen standard in the early 1970’s. This section currently operates beyond capacity, carrying more than 30,000 vehicles per day. In addition, its condition has deteriorated...
13-Dec-2006

ADF Approves US$ 80 Million for Kenya-Tanzania Road Link

Tunis, 13 December 2006 – Efforts to provide a reliable road link between neighbouring Kenya and Tanzania got a boost from the African Development Bank Group with the approval of a loan and a grant amounting to 53.28 million Units of Account (UA*), equivalent to US$ 80.33 million to rehabilitate the road link. The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (AfDB)  Group approved on Wednesday in Tunis, a loan of UA 49.778 million (US$75. 05 million) and the grant of UA 3.501 million (US$ 5.28 million) to...
02-Aug-2006

Multinational - Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Summary - ESIA Summary

The project road runs from Arusha through the Namanga Border post and Kajiado District of Kenya to Athi River on the Nairobi–Mombasa (A109) Road in Kenya. The road is 240 Km long with the Arusha–Namanga section in Tanzania 104 km and the Namanga–Athi River section being 136 km. It is classed for the Bank as a Multinational Project and its planning and design has been undertaken by the East African Community (EAC) based in Arusha.
26-Jul-2006

Kenya - ADB Private Sector supports Titanium Mining

USD 40 million to Kwale Titanium Mine Project Tunis, 26 July 2006 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (ADB) today approved a loan of US $ 40 million to Tiomin Kenya Ltd. for Tiomin Titanium Mine Project in Kwale, near Mombassa, Kenya. The project involves dry mining and processing of titanium-bearings sand into ilmenite, rutile and zircon. The project is a significant contribution to the diversification of the Kenyan economy and the promotion of non traditional exports. The project will result in an increase in employment and significantly benefit local...
11-Nov-2005

Kenya - Projet d’exploitation de la mine de Titane de Kwale - ESIA Summary

Ce rapport présente les conclusions d’une évaluation des impacts probables d’un projet d’exploitation de blocs d’une concession minière d’environ 56 km² détenue par l’entreprise minière canadienne Tiomin Resources Incorporated. Le projet sera exécuté par Tiomin Resources Incorporated (Canada) et l’entreprise Tiomin Kenya Limited se chargera des activités d’extraction. Les actions de Tiomin, qui détient également des gisements de fer et de titane sur la côte est du Canada, sont cotées à la Bourse de Toronto. Depuis la fin 1995, Tiomin a découvert dans la province côtière du Kenya quatre...
16-Jun-2005

ADF Supports River Resources Management in Kenya

Tunis, 16 June 2005 – The African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group will help the government of Kenya reduce the impact of frequent droughts on the Ewaso Ng’iro North River (ENNR) catchment area following the approval of funds for the project to improve natural resources management. The ADB Group Vice President for North, East and South Operations, Mr. Theodore Nkodo and the director of Kenya’s External Resource Department, Mr. Donald Kibera, signed agreements for an ADF loan and grant totaling 16.48 million Units of Account (...
16-Jun-2005

ADF Supports River Resources Management in Kenya

Tunis, 16 June 2005 – The African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group will help the government of Kenya reduce the impact of frequent droughts on the Ewaso Ng’iro North River (ENNR) catchment area following the approval of funds for the project to improve natural resources management. The ADB Group Vice President for North, East and South Operations, Mr. Theodore Nkodo and the director of Kenya’s External Resource Department, Mr. Donald Kibera, signed agreements for an ADF loan and grant totaling 16.48 million Units of Account (UA*),...
28-Jul-2004

Multinational - Eradication of Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa - ESIA Summay

The tsetse-transmitted Trypanosomiasis is one of the most ubiquitous and important constraints to agricultural development in the sub-humid and humid zones of Africa. Trypanosomiasis has a direct impact on livestock productivity and social welfare. Tsetse flies (Glossina spp) transmit the devastating disease known as sleeping sickness in humans and nagana in livestock, which attacks the blood and nervous system of its victims. It is present in 37 sub-Saharan African countries, covers nearly 9 million km2 and threatens about 60 million people and 48 million cattle. Sleeping sickness was under...
11-Feb-2004

Kenya - Rift Valley Water Supply And Sanitation Project - ESIA Summary

The Rift Valley area/region is important in the Kenyan economy, especially for its agriculture and tourism potential. However, water supply and delivery services suffer from a host of problems including i) Inadequate water production; ii) weak institutional capacity to operate and maintain the water supply and sanitation facilities; and iii) poor billing and revenue collection performance. These problems reached a level where they were beginning to impact on poverty levels, as well as the health and livelihood of the people in the area. Water shortage and quality problems caused an increase...
28-Nov-2001

Kenya - Projet d’adduction d’eau et d’assainissement de Nakuru - ESIA Summary

Le Projet d'adduction d'eau et d'assainissement de Nakuru est classé dans la catégorie environnementale 1 , car c'est un grand projet de réhabilitation des réseaux d'adduction d'eau et d'assainissement nécessitant peu d'augmentation de capacités d'une part, et affectant directement le lac de Nakuru, un site de RAMSAR, d'autre part. Il a d'importantes incidenc es sur l'environnement et nécessite donc une étude détaillée sur le terrain et une étude d'impact sur l'...

Maintenance of Uinterruptible Power Supply (UPS) at African Development Bank, RDGE office in Nairobi

Goods and services procured by the Bank shall be produced in a member country of the Bank and supplied by bidders from a member country of the Bank as defined in the Presidential Directive concerning the Rules for Corporate Procurement activities of the Bank. The Bank’s eligibility criteria as defined in the Presidential Directive are set out in the RFP.

Outfitting of the regional office of the African Development Bank in Nairobi-Kenya

Request for proposal for provision of maintainance services for air conditioning equipment at the regional development and business delivery office (RDGE) – Nairobi

The African Development Bank (hereafter referred to as “The Bank”) wishes to invite technical and financial proposals from experienced companies for the provision of travel management services.

Request for Proposal for Provision of Travel Management Services for African Development Bank’s Eastern Africa Region

The African Development Bank (hereafter referred to as “The Bank”) wishes to invite technical and financial proposals from experienced companies for the provision of travel management services.

Mary Joseph, Farm Drive, ICT, Kenya