Sudan

03-Feb-2012

African Water Facility Supports Peace-Building in Darfur through Improved Access to Water and Sanitation

About 750,000 people in three Darfur states will have improved access to water supply and sanitation through a €3.3 million African Water Facility grant approved by the African Development Bank (AfDB) on 26 January 2012.   The grant will finance the preparation of bankable investment plans to leverage the $100 million in financing required to meet the medium and longer term water and sanitation needs of the inhabitants in 15 to 20 towns in Darfur, as well as neighbouring pastoralists and nomadic peoples. The AWF grant will also be used to undertake priority rehabilitation...
21-Sep-2011

2011-2015 - Eastern Africa - Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP)

Regional Integration is a core mandate of the Bank as reflected in its Medium Term Strategy (MTS), 2008-2012, and the Regional Integration Strategy (RIS), 2009-2012. Under the RIS, the Bank is committed to prepare Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISPs) aimed at providing an analytical framework for streamlining regional operations (ROs) in the Bank, as well as identify Regional Public Goods (RPGs). This is the first RISP for East Africa, which comprises 13 countries: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda and, as of 9 July 2011,...
15-Sep-2011

Sudan - Addendum to the 2010-2011 Country Brief - Note on Resource Apportionment

Following the approval of Sudan‟s eligibility to the Fragile States Facility (FSF) supplemental support window (Pillar I) on 29 June 2011 (ADB/BD/WP/2010/179/Add.1 – ADF/BD/WP/2010/128/Add.1), this Information Note seeks to update the Boards of Directors on the outcome of the work regarding the approach that will guide the apportionment of resources between the continuing state of the Republic of Sudan and the new state of South Sudan after 9 July 2011. The resources to be apportioned are made up of FSF Pillar I (UA 40 million) and Sudan‟s 2011 African Development Fund (ADF)-12 country...
20-Dec-2010

2010-2011 - Sudan - Country Brief

The objective of this Country Brief is to inform the Board of Directors of the recent developments and challenges in Sudan and to provide a short-term programming framework for the use of Pillar III resources of the Fragile State Facility (FSF). It also provides an update on the Bank Group relations with Sudan, in particular with respect to the issues of arrears and capacity building.
14-Dec-2009

Civil Society Organizations Share Experience and Knowledge

In view of the forthcoming conference on Peace and State Building in Africa, to be held in Kigali, Rwanda from 16 to 19 February 2010, the second pre-conference consultation for African Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Peace and State Building in Africa organized by the Fragile States Unit of the African Development Bank, the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is being held from 14 – 15 December 2009 in Juba, Sudan. About thirty diverse CSOs, especially those working in post-conflict countries have come together to share their knowledge and experience...
05-Nov-2009

AfDB Provides Active Support to the Great Lakes Region

An important AfDB delegation, led by the institution’s President, Donald Kaberuka, will attend a round table conference on the implementation of the Pact on Security, Stability and Development in the Great Lakes region scheduled to take place in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, from 5- and 6 November, 2009. The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) is a mechanism for regional peace, security, stability and development in the eleven core countries of Africa’s Great Lakes region*, an area with a population of 282 million and an estimated 2009 GDP of USD 260 billion....
14-May-2009

Multinational - DAC Aviation Group - ESMP Summary

The DAC Aviation Group (“DAC” or the “Group”) provides air charter services for the World Food Program (“WFP”) in Sudan and for the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (“ECHO”) in the DRC, in support of their humanitarian relief operations. Trident Enterprises Ltd. (“TEL”), a subsidiary of DAC, is the asset holding company of the Group. TEL leases Bombardier turboprop aircrafts to a subsidiary of the Group, CMC Aviation Ltd. (“CMC”), which has hangars and facilities at the Wilson Airport in Nairobi, Kenya.
15-Jul-2008

AfDB Approves US$ 24.5 Million for Onchocerciasis Control Program in Africa

Tunis, 15 July 2008 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the soft loan window of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, in Tunis on Tuesday approved a grant of 15 million Units of Account (UA*) about US$ 24.5 million to finance Phase II and the phasing out stage of the Onchocerciasis (river blindness) Control Programme (APOC) in 19 African countries. The APOC aims at eliminating by 2015, Onchocerciasis as a public-health problem in the African countries where the disease is endemic, with a view to improving the well-being of people in such areas while...
08-Sep-2007

AfDB Resident Representative in Sudan Presents his Accreditation Letter to Sudanese Authorities

On 8 September 2007, Mr. Famara Jatta presented his letter of appointment as Resident Representative of the African Development Bank Group in Sudan to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government of National Unity in Sudan, His Excellency Dr. Lam Akol Ajawin. The ceremony was attended by Faiza Mohamed and Elfaith Khalid all of the Ministry of Finance and National Economy Planning. In his discussion, the AfDB Representative informed the Minister that the primary function and responsibilities of the Sudan field office is to deepen the Bank Group’s dialogue with Sudan...
22-Jun-2006

Sudan Gets AfDB Emergency Grant to Contain Avian Influenza

Tunis, 20 June 2006 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a grant of US$ 500,000 as emergency assistance to support the Sudanese government’s initiatives on preparedness to combat avian influenza in 2006. The Board approved the assistance on 16 June, with a view to helping the country strengthen national capacity to maintain functional laboratories and prepare long-term strategic plans and programmes to contain and control any outbreak of the pandemic. The Animal Health component of the emergency assistance will be supported with a lump sum of...
08-Jun-2006

2006 - Sudan - Country Dialogue Paper

The purpose of this Country Dialogue Paper (CDP) is to inform the Boards of Directors on recent socio-economic developments in Sudan; the initiatives to resolve the long standing civil conflicts; and the outcome of recent discussions on Sudan’s debt and arrears. This CDP also outlines plans for strengthening dialogue on economic policy and debt issues; and enhancing institutional capacity that will facilitate the resumption of Bank Group operations in the country.
24-Nov-2003

2003-2004 - Sudan - Country Dialogue Paper

The purpose of this Country Dialogue Paper (CDP) is to inform the Boards of Directors on recent socio-economic developments in Sudan; the initiatives to resolve the long standing civil conflicts; and the outcome of recent discussions on Sudan’s debt and arrears. This CDP also outlines plans for strengthening of dialogue on economic policy and debt issues; and enhancing institutional capacity that will facilitate the resumption of Bank Group operations in the country.
09-Aug-2002

1999-2001-Sudan-Country Strategy Paper