São Tomé and Príncipe

10-Oct-2019

Equatorial Guinea signs Lusophone Compact: new milestone in initiative to accelerate sustainable private sector development

The African Development Bank and the governments of Equatorial Guinea and Portugal have signed a country-specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact, which aims to accelerate private sector development in Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa, known as PALOPs. Equatorial Guinea is the sixth and final PALOP country to sign the Compact after Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and São Tomé and Príncipe. The signing took place in Bata on 7 October, between Cesar Mba Abogo, Minister of Finance, Economy and Planning of Equatorial Guinea,...
30-Sep-2019

PPM - São Tome et Principe - Projet de réhabilitation des infrastructures d'appui à la sécurité alimentaire phase II

PPM - São Tome et Principe - Projet de réhabilitation des infrastructures d'appui à la sécurité alimentaire phase II (111 kB)
26-Jul-2019

AMI - Sao Tomé-et-Principe - Recrutement d’un consultant chargé de recueillir et d’évaluer les besoins d’amélioration du Système Électronique de l’Administration Financière de l’Etat (SAFE-e)

Le Ministère de la Planification, Finances et Economie Bleue a reçu un financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement à travers la Facilité en faveur des États Fragiles  (FEF), afin de couvrir le coût du Project d’Appui à la Gestion Économique et Financière, et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat d’un consultant individuel chargé de recueillir et d’évaluer les besoins d’amélioration du Système Électronique de l’Administration Financière de l’Etat (SAFE-e).
26-Jul-2019

AMI - Sao Tomé-et-Principe - Audit externe au Projet d’Appui à la Gestion Économique et Financière

Le Ministère de la Planification, Finances et Economie Bleue a reçu un financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement à travers le Fonds Africain de Développement (FAD), afin de couvrir le coût du Project d’Appui à la Gestion Économique et Financière, et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat d’un cabinet pour réaliser l’audit externe au projet pour l’année 2019 et janvier 2020.
27-Jun-2019

São Tomé and Príncipe’s government commits to strengthened coordination with donors

A major donor coordination meeting on 7 June, 2019 in São Tomé reviewed multilateral and bilateral donor interventions in the country. The meeting was chaired by Zahira Virani, United Nations resident coordinator in São Tomé and Príncipe, and co-chaired by Hon. Osvaldo Vaz, Minister of Planning, Finance and Blue economy. The African Development Bank Group was represented by Joseph Ribeiro, country manager for Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe. The Bank, the European Union, the World Bank, UN agencies, and representatives of Portugal and the United States all made presentations on their...
20-May-2019

EOI – Sao Tome e Principe - Sao tome mini-hydro programme - DGRNE

The Government of Sao Tome e Principe(GoSTP) has received a USD 1 million grant from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) hostedby the African Development Bank toward the cost of the mini hydropower projects support program, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grantto payments under the Project Manager’s contract
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2013 - Issue 8

Southern Africa is projected to grow at 4.4 percent in 2013. A strong first quarter performance in many of the countries set the region on course towards this growth rate. In Angola, despite a slight deceleration of output in the non-oil sector, growth remained quite healthy, supported by oil production. Botswana maintained strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. Lesotho maintained positive growth that largely reflected the mining and textile sub-sectors’ good sustained performance, while in Malawi growth rebounded in the first quarter, with the main drivers being improved...
13-May-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 2nd Quarter 2013 - Issue 9

Economic activity in Southern Africa remained quite strong in the second quarter, giving optimism that the region is on course to attain a projected annual average growth rate of 4.4 percent. Angola witnessed a pickup in growth in the non-oil sector, which combined with strong oil production to maintain a healthy second quarter performance. Botswana sustained its strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. However, recent adverse weather conditions in the country moderated overall growth during the second quarter. Growth was positive in Lesotho, largely reflecting good performance...
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...
18-Mar-2019

Mozambique: African Development Bank, Portugal and Mozambique sign MOU for “Lusophone compact” to accelerate private sector development

The African Development Bank and the governments of Mozambique and Portugal have signed a Mozambique-specific Memorandum of Understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact. The Lusophone Compact is a financing platform, involving the Bank, Portugal, Angola, Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe, which provides risk mitigation, investment products and technical assistance to accelerate private sector development in Lusophone African countries. The signing which took place in Maputo, was witnessed by over 200 Mozambican and...
04-Mar-2019

Sao Tomé & Principe : Don NEPAD-IPPF de 2 millions de dollars par la Banque africaine de développement pour la préparation et la structuration du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde

Le gouvernement de São Tomé & Príncipe  et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé, le vendredi 1er mars 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’un accord de don de 2 millions de dollars USD, pour cofinancer les dépenses liées aux activités préparatoires du projet d’aménagement d’un port en eau profonde à Fernão Dias dans le nord du pays.  Ce financement a été mobilisé par la Banque, dans le cadre des ressources de la Facilit...
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...
23-Jan-2019

São Tomé and Príncipe - Combined Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022 and Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR)

This report aims to propose the Bank Group’s Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) for the period 2018-22.The CSP comes at a time when the country adopted its 3rd Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP III) 2017-21 in December 2017. The CSP was prepared on the basis of extensive consultation held with the Government of STP, Development Partners, the private sector and the civil society. The PRSP III is anchored on STP’s Vision 2030 that seeks to transform the country into a maritime hub, financial service centre, and tourism destination for the Gulf of Guinea, through...
22-Jan-2019

EOI - São Tomé et Principe - Audit des comptes du Projet d’études du Plan National d’Aménagement du Territoire de São Tomé et Principe

Le Ministère des Infrastructures Ressources Naturelles et Environnement, a reçu un financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement à travers le Fonds Africain de Développement (FAD),afin de couvrir le coût du Projet d’études du Plan National d’Aménagement du Territoire de São Tomé et Principe, et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce prêt pour financer le contrat d’un cabinet pour réaliser l’audit des comptes du projet pour les Exercices 2016 à 2019.
06-Sep-2018

PPM - São Tome et Principe - Projet d’Appui à la Gestion Economique et Financière

PPM - São Tome et Principe - Projet d’Appui à la Gestion Economique et Financière (109 kB)
27-Jun-2018

Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa triggers power sector reform in São Tomé & Príncipe through mini-hydro projects support

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank, has approved on 30 May 2018 a US$ 1 million grant to support the Republic of São Tomé & Príncipe in unlocking private investments in development of mini hydro power projects. The projects will have a medium-term effect of reducing the country’s dependence on imported heavy oil and diesel fuel as well as increase the use of clean and reliable energy resources on the islands. The SEFA grant activities will facilitate the preparation of feasibility, and environmental and social impact...
10-Apr-2018

African Development Bank is key to Africa’s economic development, say Southern African Governors

The Southern African Governors of the African Development Bank have described the Bank as the future of Africa’s development, and called on it to lead the way to faster-paced development of the continent. The Governors – Finance Ministers and Ministers of Economic Planning from Angola, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe – shared their thoughts at a regional consultation with African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina and Senior Bank Executives at the institution’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’...
12-Mar-2018

Southern Africa Economic Outlook 2018

The economic outlook for the Southern Africa region is cautious. Broad-based economic activity is expected to recover at a slow pace, but the outlook remains modest, given the diverging growth patterns for the region’s economies. Upper middle-income countries turned in low and declining rates of growth. Meanwhile, lower income transitioning economies recorded moderate and improved growth, albeit at reduced rates. Despite the improvement, economic performance remains below the regional target of 7 percent annual economic growth for all member states. The region’s economic outlook continues to...
10-Jan-2018

Sao tome and principe - Infrastructure Rehabilitation for Food Security Support Project (PRIASA) - PCR

At appraisal, the rural sector occupied and still occupies an important place in Sao Tome and Principe. Despite an increase in food crop cultivation and a proven production potential, the country continues to depend heavily on food imports. The Food Security Analytical Survey conducted in 2007 shows that about 36,000 people (22% of the country’s population) were in a situation of food insecurity. The analysis of constraints helped to spotlight a number of problems, primarily inaccessibility, irregular supplies and inadequate product conservation, development and quality. As a result, the...
05-May-2017

PPM - São Tomé et Principe- Etude du Plan National d'aménagement du Territoire de São Tomé et Principe

PPM - São Tomé et Principe- Etude du Plan National d'aménagement du Territoire de São Tomé et Principe