Namibia hails milestone as it launches expanded Walvis Bay Port

Namibian President Hage Geingob has hailed the expansion of the Walvis Bay port as a new chapter in the country’s economic transformation. Geingob officially launched the refurbished harbour on 2 August 2019, together with Gerson Hinda, Chairperson of the Board the Namibian Port Authority (Namport) and Noel Kulemeka, Operations Manager of the Southern Africa office of the African Development Bank, representing Akinwumi A. Adesina, the Bank’s President. “What we are witnessing today is thus a culmination of a long-cherished vision of transforming the predominantly fishing harbour...

Morocco - Power transmission and rural electrification networks Development project - Summary Land Expropriation and Acquisition Framework Plan (PCEAT)

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has been requested by ONEE-BE to support the financing of the Power Transmission and Rural Electrification Networks Development Project. According to AfDB Operational Safeguard Policies and Procedures, the Power Transmission and Rural Electrification Networks Development Project is classified in Category 1 and its implementation is subject to a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA), which will serve as a basis for the preparation of ESIA/ESMPs.

Morocco - Power transmission and rural electrification networks development programme - Summary of Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment (SESA) - Final Report

To stay in step with its new energy model based on energy mix, Morocco, acting through ONEE, had to reinforce its power transmission network and adapt it to energy mix requirements. Accordingly, a series of transmission facilities were constructed in line with these requirements; others are under construction or being studied.

AOI - Multinational - Travaux de construction du Pont de Rosso et de ses viaducs d’accès

Les Gouvernements de la République Islamique de Mauritanie et de la République du Sénégal ont reçu de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) et de la Banque Européenne d’Investissement (BEI) des prêts, ainsi qu’une subvention de l’Union Européenne (UE) en vue du financement du Projet de Construction du Pont de Rosso. Les deux gouvernements ont l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ces prêts pour financer le contrat relatif aux travaux de construction du Pont et de ses viaducs d’accès.

EOI – Gambia - Consultancy for Transaction Advisory Services - Trans-Gambia Corridor Project

The Republic of The Gambia is expecting financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project, Phase II: Gambia Bridge Ancillary (1) Preparatory Studies, and intends to apply part of this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for PPP Transaction Advisory Services.

AMI - Sénégal - Audit financier et comptable du projet de réhabilitation de la route Sénoba-Ziguinchor-Mpack et de désenclavement des régions du sud (sur environ 217km)

Cet avis à manifestation d’intérêt fait suite à l’avis général de passation des marchés publié le 23 janvier 2019 dans UNDB, le site de la Banque Africaine de Développement, dans le quotidien « le Soleil ». Le Gouvernement de la République du Sénégal a obtenu un financement de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD), de l’Union Européenne(EU) et de la Banque Européenne de l’Investissement (BEI) afin de couvrir le coût du projet en objet et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre du prêt BAD pour financer les prestations relatives à l’Audit financier et...

EOI - Somalia - Technical Assistant/ Procurement Specialist

The Federal Government of Somalia has applied for financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Road Infrastructure Programme (RIP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for an Individual Consultant/ Technical Assistant - Procurement Specialist for Ministry of Public Works, Reconstruction and Housing (MPWR&H) under the Project

La Banque africaine de développement lance un projet d’aménagement de corridors et de facilitation du commerce à Madagascar

Qui ?       Banque africaine de développement   Quoi ?     Lancement du projet d’aménagement de corridors et facilitation du commerce  Où ?        Hôtel Carlton, salle « Anosy », Antananarivo, Madagascar Quand ?  5 août 2019, de 9h30 à 10h30   La Banque africaine de développement, ses partenaires et le gouvernement de Madagascar lancent un projet d’un coût total de 156,8 millions de dollars américains sur cinq ans (2019-2024) pour désenclaver les...

Tanzania - Msalato International Airport Development Project – ESIA Summary

Tanzania is officially known as the United Republic of Tanzania. It is located in East Africa bordering Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south and the Indian Ocean to the east. The most prominent physical features are Mt. Kilimanjaro at the border with Kenya, Mt. Meru located not far away from Mt. Kilimanjaro, Lake Victoria in the north and the Usambara Mountains. Tanzania remains a rural based country with nearly 70% of its population living in the rural areas. This rural population...

Burundi - Bujumbura Port and Lake Tanganyika Transport Corridor Development Project - ESIA Summary

Bujumbura Port is the largest port in Burundi and on Lake Tanganyika (followed by the ports of Matulungu in Zambia, Kalémie in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Kigoma in Tanzania). The port was built in the 1950s and although its facilities and equipment are old, they are considered to be in a relatively good state of repair. In 2010, the port’s facilities and equipment handled some 170 000 tonnes of goods, 100 000 of them by lake and 70 000 by land. The different crises suffered by the region resulted in the lack of investment in and poor maintenance of transport infrastructure...

Liberia President George Weah moots new agricultural bank to revolutionise economy

Monrovia, Liberia, 26 July 2019 : Liberian President George Weah has supported calls for agriculture to play a larger role in his country’s economy. Speaking on 25th July 2019 at a donor meeting with African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, Weah said his government was contemplating the establishment of an agricultural bank. Adesina was quick to advise that such a bank should be called an “agribusiness” bank to acknowledge the economic benefits of the transition from primary production to industrial marketing. Weah acknowledged the immense...

EOI - Uganda - Multinational Lake Victoria maritime communication and transport project

This request for expression of interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared on the Bank’s website on 16 December 2016 The Ministry of Works and Transport has received a loan from the African Development Bank towards the Multi National Lake Victoria Maritime Communication and Transport Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied for eligible payments for the above consultancy services.

Ghana - Eastern corridor road development programme - phase 1 - June 2019

The Transport Sector in Ghana has been providing efficient transportation services that serve as a catalyst for economic growth anchoring on its vision to provide “an integrated, efficient, costeffective and sustainable transportation system responsive to the needs of society, supporting growth and poverty reduction and capable of establishing and maintaining Ghana as a transportation hub of West Africa”. The Eastern Corridor along which this project is located is defined as National Road - N2 - approximately 695km and one of three north-south corridors (Eastern, Central and Western corridors...

Democratic Republic of Congo - National road no.1 rehabilitation project: KINSHASA/NDJILI – BATSHAMBA section - June 2019

The National Road No. 1 (RN1) is the backbone and main transformative highway of the road transport system in DRC. It connects Banana and Matadi ports to major cities in the west of the country, particularly Lubumbashi in the south, to the Zambian border, over about 3,130 km. It mainly serves Kongo Central, Kinshasa, Kwango, Kwilu, Kasaï, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, Lomami, Haut Lomami, Lualaba and Haut Katanga provinces, which have a huge proportion of the Congolese population. Finally, from Mbuji-Mayi it connects to RN2 which serves Kasongo, Bukavu (South Kivu) and Goma (North Kivu),...

Somalia - Road Infrastructure Programme - Appraisal Report

The Road Infrastructure Programme aims to improve management of the road sector at the national level and improve transport connectivity for road users in the targeted road corridors for rehabilitation while reinforcing the capacities of federal and regional institutions that manage road infrastructure. The programme entails: (i) rehabilitation and surface dressing of 82km (BeledWeyne-Kalabeyr 22km; and Dhusamareb-Qaradhi 60km) of the existing 327km, 7.3m wide BeledWeyne-Galkayo paved road; (ii) rehabilitation and surface dressing of 85 km (Galkayo-Faratoyo) of the existing 240km, 7.3m wide...

Uganda – Kabale-Bunyonyi, Kisoro-Mgahinga Road Project – ESIA and RAP Summary

The Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) is proposing to upgrade a select number of national roads from gravel to paved standard to facilitate mobility, trade and tourism within southwestern Uganda. The select national roads have the following characteristics: LOT 5a: Kabale-Lake Bunyonyi(7.8km), including Bunyonyi- Kabeho link (7.3km) LOT 5b: Kisoro-Mgahinga (13km), including Nyarusiza - Muhavura gate (5km)

AMI - Niger - Recrutement d’un consultant charge des études des plans d’aménagement des sites de réinstallation des populations de la 2ème vague

La République du Niger (ci-dessous dénommée « Le Donataire »), a obtenu un don du Fonds Africain de Développement en vue de financer le coût du Projet d’Appui au Programme « Kandadji », et se propose d’utiliser une partie des fonds pour effectuer des paiements autorisés au titre du présent contrat relatif au << Recrutement d’un consultant chargé des études des plans d’aménagement des sites de réinstallation des populations à déplacer (2ème vague)>>. La mission se déroulera dans la zone du barrage de Kandadji à Tillabéri au Niger. 

Ghana: African Development Fund loans $81.7 million for Eastern Corridor Development Programme

The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved an $81.67 million loan to co-finance sections of the 695-km Eastern Corridor road in Ghana, linking the capital, Accra with the northern hinterland and across the borders to the Sahel region. The decision was taken by the African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors at a meeting on Wednesday. Other lenders for the project are the Opec Fund for International Development, the Ghanaian Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, which is financing a connecting bridge across the Volta River. The $113.27 million project...

GPN – Malawi - Multinational Nacala road corridor development project phase V

The Government of the Republic of Malawihas received a loan from the African Development Fundto finance the Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V.The project will be implemented over a period of 60 months

EOI – Malawi - Multinational Nacala road corridor development project phase V

The Government of the Republic of Malawi represented by the Roads Authorityhas receivedfinancing from the African Development Banktowardthe cost of the Nsipe-Chingeni-Liwonde Road Rehabilitation Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for thisloan topayments under the contract for the Consultancy Services to undertake design review and construction supervision.