Malawi

24-Apr-2019

Malawi: African Development Bank boosts cyclone response with emergency relief package and measures to combat climate change

Malawi’s recovery and reconstruction plans in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai has received a boost from the African Development Bank, which is supporting the country with an emergency relief package and measures to combat the effect of climate change in the Southern African region.  Mateus Magala, the Bank’s Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources, led a delegation to Lilongwe this week, to discuss the institution’s intervention plans with public and civil society officials in Malawi. Magala had meetings with government officials in Lilongwe, including Hon. Goodall...
17-Apr-2019

Malawi - Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay Road Rehabilitation Project - PCR

The overarching development objective of the project was to contribute improved mobility of people, goods and services between the towns of Mzuzu and Nkhata Bay. The majority of road users in the area are involved in agricultural, fishing, tourism, commuting to health centres, schools and markets. It was expected that, rehabilitation of the road woud contribute to reducing transportation costs as a result of savings in travel time and vehicle operating costs.
17-Apr-2019

Multinational - Proposal for three Grants of US$1,000,000.00 (Mozambique), US$250,000.00 (Zimbabwe) and US$250,000.00 (Malawi) for Emergency Humanitarian Relief Assistance Related to the 2019 Tropical Cyclone IDAI for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Tropical Cyclone Idai was characterized by high winds between 170-220 km per hour and rainfall of 150 mm in 24 hours, that made landfall during the night of 14 March 2019 causing heavy downpours and floods in 64 districts (in five provinces) in Mozambique, 15 districts of Malawi and 8 districts of Zimbabwe. The flooding was aggravated by heavy rainfall between 5-8 March 2019 characterized by 140-180 mm in 24 hour in 58 districts in the same region. The destructive impact of the floods in the affected communities in those countries led the Governments of Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe to...
15-Apr-2019

African Development Bank leads reconstruction efforts in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi in aftermath of deadly cyclone

The water is receding in Beira – Mozambique’s second largest city – weeks after the deadly cyclone hit in March 2019, leaving behind scenes of desolation and grief-stricken survivors. Tropical Cyclone Idai, one of the worst tropical cyclones on record to affect Africa and the Southern Hemisphere, caused catastrophic damage in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, leaving more than 1,000 people dead and thousands missing.  Hundreds of thousands of people have been rendered homeless and displaced. Thousands of classrooms were destroyed, and children thrown out of school. In the aftermath...
14-Apr-2019

EOI – Mozambique - Consulting Services for Feasibility Study, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Detailed Architectural and Engineering Design, preparation of Bidding Documents and Supervision of construction of One Stop Border Post (OSBP)

The Republic of Mozambique has received financing fromthe African Development Fund (ADF) toward the cost of the The Client now invites proposals to provide the following consulting services (hereinafter called “Services”): Consultancy Services for Feasibility Study, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, Detailed Architectural and Engineering Design, Preparation of Bidding Documents and Supervision of Construction of One Stop Border Post (OSBP) at the Mandimba border post on the Mozambique / Malawi border crossing.
09-Apr-2019

Malawi - Nacala Rail & Port Value Addition Project

The main goal of the TA project is to improve on the efficiency and competitiveness of local businesses situated in the Nacala Corridor in order to enable them to better exploit the newly available transport infrastructure, and to achieve accelerated economic and social development in Malawi. The project is designed to complement the OPSD3 Nacala Rail and Port Project in order to support inclusive and sustainable economic growth along the Nacala Corridor in Malawi. The total project cost is estimated at USD 1.1 million, for which FAPA funding of USD 1 million is requested.
05-Apr-2019

African Development Bank announces US$100 million comprehensive relief, reconstruction and mitigation plan for Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe

Following the devastating impact of Cyclone Idai and the unprecedented loss of life and property in Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi, the African Development Bank has announced a multi-pronged response plan for the three countries. The Bank will be providing emergency assistance to the affected countries and a medium-term plan to meet the reconstruction needs of the affected areas, including a climate risk insurance plan. A high-level Bank delegation, headed by its Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources Mateus Magala, met with the President of Mozambique, H.E. Filipe...
04-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - Southern Africa

The Southern Africa economic Outlook reviews macroeconomic conditions in the 13 countries comprising the African Development Bank’s Southern Africa region. The first part highlights growth trends and provides projections for 2019 and 2020 by examining the main drivers of growth based on prevailing global, regional, and domestic conditions. It also examines financial and structural policies and how they shape current and future growth. It then discusses the region’s performance on inequality, employment, structural change, and poverty reduction. The second part discusses the region’s...
21-Mar-2019

Malawi: From boreholes to public taps: rural communities to access improved water supply thanks to the African Development Bank

In the lakeside village of Kafuzira, in the Nkhotakota District of Malawi’s Central Region, the water taps are not yet running. In the dry season, the women and girls still trudge five kilometers to Lake Malawi to fetch water for their daily needs. Then when the rains come and fill the nearby water holes, they compete with domestic and wild animals for water from the same sources. However, the days of braving the elements, spending hours to fetch and haul 20-litre plastic cans of water balanced on their heads, are about to end. Kafuzira villagers can see promising signs everywhere. Trucks...
01-Mar-2019

Southern African Governors supportive of African Development Bank’s efforts for increased development impact in the region

The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. “We are working hard for a much-transformed Southern Africa,” Adesina told governors. Governors commented in detail on the Bank’s transformative projects in the region, and shared their concerns to ensure that their countries’ recent improvement in economic growth would continue to be reflected in solid...
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of a consultant to carryout cadastral and topographic survey for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This procurement follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of a clerk of works for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This Vacancy follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of environmental impact assessment expert for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This Vacancy follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of individual mechanical engineer for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This Vacancy follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of individual quantity surveyor for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This Vacancy follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
26-Feb-2019

SPN – Malawi - Recruitment of individual electrical engineer for jobs for youth project (J4Y)

This Vacancy follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDP online of May 2017), and on the African Development Bank’s internet website (www.afdb.org)
25-Feb-2019

Malawi - Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022

The African Development Bank is pleased to present the Malawi Country Strategy covering the period 2018 to 2023. The Malawi Country Strategy 2018-2022, simply referred to as the Country Strategy or the Strategy, is prepared at a time when macroeconomic stability is returning to Malawi following an economically difficult period between 2012 and 2016. The country’s reputation was marred by the Cashgate scandal that was exposed in 2013 with the theft of USD 32 million of public money. The immediate impact was a suspension of budget support by the African Development Bank and other development...
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...
14-Feb-2019

EOI - Malawi - Household survey for Impact Evaluation of Irrigation Development in Malawi

The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) function of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB or the Bank) hereby invites consulting firms based in Malawi to indicate their interest in the following assignment: Consultancy services to conduct Household Survey for the Impact Evaluation of Irrigation Development in Malawi (henceforth “the assignment”). 
01-Feb-2019

Malawi - Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply and Sanitation - Appraisal Report

The overall objective of the Nkhata Bay Town Water and Sanitation Project (NBTWSSP) is to contribute to the achievement of the country’s goals as stipulated in the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS-III, 2017 - 2022) and Malawi's Vision 2020. The project development objective is to improve the health and livelihoods of the residents of Nkhata Bay Town and surrounding areas through access to potable and sustainable water supply and improved sanitation services.