Togo - Aflao-Sanvee Condji Road Rehabilitation Project - ESIA Summary

This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Aflao-Sanvee Condji Road Rehabilitation Project in Togo, prepared in accordance with the environmental and social assessment guidelines and procedures of the African Development Bank for Category 1 projects. The project description and justification are presented, followed by the legal and institutional framework in the Togolese Republic. A brief description of the main environmental conditions of the project area is presented, through its physical, biological and human (social, cultural and economic)...

Togo - Projet de réhabilitation de la route Aflao-Sanvee Condji - Résumé EIES

Le présent document constitue le résumé de l’Etude d’Impact Environnemental et Social(ÉIES) du Projet de Réaménagement de la route Aflao-Sanvee Condji au Togo. Ce résumé a été préparé conformément aux directives et procédures d’évaluation environnementale et sociale de la Banque Africaine de Développement pour les projets de Catégorie 1. La description et la justification du projet sont d’abord présentées, suivi du cadre légal et institutionnel en République Togolaise. Une description succincte des principales conditions environnementales de la zone du projet est présentée, à travers ses...

AfDB Approves US$ 2 million Emergency Humanitarian Assistance to Djibouti, Mozambique, Togo and Zambia

Tunis, 6 April 2009–The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved emergency humanitarian assistance grants of US$ 500,000 each to Djibouti, Mozambique, Togo and Zambia, to enable the countries provide immediate relief to victims of recent natural disasters such as floods and drought. Djibouti will use the assistance to provide food and other support to 55,000 drought victims in five districts (Arta, Ali Sabieh, Dikhil, Tadjourah and Obock.) as well as 6,000 people at the country’s Ali Addeh refugee camp. The grant will be used to purchase food for...

Togo: US$ 18 Million for Reform and Governance Support Program

Tunis, 11 February 2009 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group made good its commitment to support Togo’s development efforts on Wednesday in Tunis where the Board of Directors of the Bank Group approved funding to the tune of 12.5 million Units of Account (UA*), about US$ 18.65 million, to help implement the country’s Reform and Governance Support Programme (PARG). The Funding, comprising a 10-million UA grant from the Bank Group’s “Fragile States Facility” and a UA 2.5-million grant from the “African Food Crisis Response”, will support the government’s economic growth and poverty...

Togo - Eligibility for Supplementary Resources and Arrears Clearance Operation under the Fragile States Facility

The Bank’s commitment to post-conflict countries dates from July 2004 when the Boards approved the creation of the Post-Conflict Country Facility (PCCF). To date, the Facility has helped to clear the arrears of five countries, namely: Burundi (October 2004), Republic of Congo (December 2004), Central African Republic (December 2006), and Liberia and Comoros (December 2007). Drawing lessons from these operations and taking into account the strategic orientations of ADF- XI, the Bank decided to intensify its support to post-conflict countries. To that end, the Board, on 28 March 2008, approved...

Benin, AfDB Sign FCFA 12 Billion Loan Agreement to Finance Power Connection Project

Tunis, 3 June 2008 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the Republic of Benin have signed an agreement for a loan of 17.39 million Units of Account (UA), equivalent to US$ 28.2 million (FCFA 11.9 billion) to finance the country’s segment of a power connection line with neighbouring Togo and Ghana. The agreement was signed on Monday in Tunis by the Bank Group’s Vice-President in charge of Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integrations, Mandla Gantsho, and Benin’s Ambassador to Morocco, Bio Torou Guiwa. The project, which forms part of the West African Power pool...

Ghana-Togo-Benin - Power Interconnection Project - ESMP Summary

The Volta-Mome Hagou-Sakété 330 kV line project aims at providing power interconnection between the Zone A countries of the EEEAO/WAPP, namely Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Togo, Benin and Nigeria. It is a key factor that would promote electric power trade between the countries, and is the first interconnection phase to development and rationalize the use of diversified sources of electric power supply in West Africa.

Togo: US$ 3.75 Million ADF Grant for Capacity Building and Bird Flu Control Programme

Tunis, 23 August 2006 – The Government of Togo will receive US$ 3.75 million from the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group to finance its capacity building support project and an Avian Flu control programme following the signing of two grant protocols at the Bank on Wednesday in Tunis. The grant protocols for UA 2.2 million, equivalent to US$ 3.25 million, for the Institutional Capacity Building Project in the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Privatisation and US$ 500,000 to finance a National Bird Flu Control Programme,...

2006 - Togo - Country Dialogue Paper

Introduction : this Country Dialogue Paper is a follow-up to the one submitted to the Boards for information in January 2005 (ADF/BD/IF//2005/09 of 18 January 2005). Its objective is to inform once again the Boards of Directors on recent developments in Togo and to propose, for 2006-2007, a strategy for strengthening dialogue with the Government and consultation with other development partners that can foster the resumption of Bank Group interventions in Togo.

African Water Facility’s first grant supports the establishment of the Volta Basin Authority

Ouagadougou, 7 April 2006-The African Water Facility (AWF) supports the formal establishment of the Volta Basin Authority (VBA) by providing its first grant of 165 000 Euros to the Volta Basin Technical Committee (VBTC) through an agreement with the Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulics and Fisheries in Burkina Faso. "This first AWF grant is crucial for the establishment of the new Volta Basin Authority as it will facilitate the creation of a common convention between the six riparian countries Burkina Faso, Ghana, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Benin and Mali", says Mr. Kordjé Bedoumra, Director of...

2005 - Togo - Country Dialogue Paper

The Boards of Directors approved the last Country Strategy Paper (CSP) on Togo for the 1999-2001 period within the ADF-VIII framework. The Bank Group’s operating strategy targeted the following priority sectors: the social sector (poverty reduction), the transport sector and support for reforms. Within the ADF-VIII framework, two projects were appraised and negotiated, and one study prepared. These operations were not submitted to the Board of Directors since the country has been under sanctions since August 2001 on account of persisting arrears. This Dialogue Paper – the first since the...

1999-2001-Togo-Country Strategy Paper

The last Country Strategy Paper for the Republic of Togo approved by the Boards in September 1996 covered the period 1996-1998. It aimed at a high and sustainable economic growth geared towards poverty reduction. It put forward a normal lending programme shifting to an enlarged programme during the document’s update in view of the efforts made in the implementing of economic reforms during the fourth quarter of 1996 and in 1997. The priority sectors of intervention were the transport sector, public utilities, agriculture and support to economic reforms for a change in a country ranked among...