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18-Feb-2020

Zimbabwe - Support to the Beef and Leather Value Chains - Project Appraisal Report

Zimbabwe Agenda for Sustainable Social-Economic Transformation (ZIM-ASSET) 2013 - 2018,' the blue print guiding Zimbabwe’s national development, identifies agriculture as the backbone of the economy underpinning economic growth, food security and poverty eradication programs. Agriculture contributes 15-18% of the country’s GDP, (30% at its peak); over 40% of national export earnings and 60% of raw materials are agro-based. In addition, over 70% of the population derives its livelihood from agriculture-related employment comprising 1/3 of the formal labor force. With approximately 40% of rural...
14-Feb-2020

Zimbabwe: $33 million African Development Bank clean water and sanitation project nears completion

Safe water access and cleaner waste collection are set to become a reality for vulnerable communities in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, as a Bank-funded water and sewerage improvement project enters its final phase. The Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (BWSSIP), a $33 million project is on course to rehabilitate and upgrade water production treatment facilities, water distribution, sewer drainage networks and wastewater treatment disposal facilities in the southwestern part of the city. The project is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2020. “We are...
12-Feb-2020

GPN - Zimbabwe - Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP)

The Government of Zimbabwe (GoZ) has received a grant, an amount of UA 7.60 million, from the African Development Fund (ADF) to finance the Tax and Accountability Enhancement Project (TAEP). The Government of Zimbabwe is co-financing the project with an amount of UA 0.801 million. The proposed project is aligned with Zimbabwe’s Transitional Stabilization Programme (TSP), 2018-2020 prioritizing fiscal consolidation, economic stabilization and growth and employment creation. The project complements efforts by the GoZ and other Development partners by seeking to contribute towards macroeconomic...
10-Feb-2020

EOI - Zimbabwe - Transaction Advisory Services to assist in the partial privatisation of Allied Timbers

The Government of Zimbabwe has received grants from the African Development Fund towards the cost of Institutional Support for State Enterprises Reform and Delivery Project (ISERDP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for these grants to payments under the contract for Transaction Advisory Services to assist in the partial privatization of Allied Timbers of Zimbabwe (ATZ).
31-Jan-2020

Zimbabwe - Capacity Building for Public Finance and Economic Management Project (CBPFEM) - Project Appraisal Report

(i) Enhanced capacity for public financial management, including debt management, and revenue collection; and (ii) improved capacities for implementation of the Medium Term Plan (MTP), legal and institutional framework for PPPs, statistical development, and regional integration framework.
23-Jan-2020

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank Group approves grant for disaster risk management training

The Board of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Wednesday approved a $685,000 grant to strengthen Zimbabwe’s capacity to manage disaster risks, including droughts, floods and tropical cyclones, through the Bank’s Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRiFi) programme. The grant will cover training for various national agencies involved in disaster risk management and financing and contingency planning as part of the ADRiFi project, designed to enhance the response of Regional Member Countries to climate disasters and promote innovative disaster risk finance instruments, such as disaster risk...
15-Jan-2020

African Development Bank allocates €1.2 million to train policymakers in boosting mining revenues

The African Development Bank has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues. The Bank’s Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex approved the first-of its kind grant from the Transitional Support Facility for the project on Financial Modelling for the Extractive Sector (FIMES) in December. The project will be implemented in Africa’s transitional countries from 2020 to 2022. The FIMES project will train policymakers responsible for the extractive sector to realise greater returns from natural...
15-Jan-2020

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank, UN and World Bank launch 2019 Needs Assessment Report to spur economic recovery

The African Development Bank, United Nations and World Bank Group recently launched the Zimbabwe 2019 Joint Needs Assessment Report. The study, the first to be prepared jointly in Zimbabwe by the three organizations, was produced after the Government of Zimbabwe requested them to assess the scope of challenges and needs. The southern African nation has engaged on a path to accelerate policy and legal reform for economic recovery and inclusive growth. This includes investments in quality social services; social cohesion and peace; improved governance; and re-engagement with the...
18-Dec-2019

SPN – Prequalification – Zimbabwe – Alaska-Karoi (132kV) Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project (AKTP) - AKTP 001 Substation and Line Construction

This Invitation for Prequalification (IFP) follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this Project that appeared in United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. No AFDB61-01/2017  and on the African Development Bank’s Internet Website. The Government of The Republic of Zimbabwe has received a Grant financing from the African Development Bank TSF toward the cost of the Alaska-Karoi (132kV) Power Transmission Rehabilitation Project (AKTP) and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant financing to eligible payments under the contract for AKTP 001...
12-Dec-2019

Zimbabwe - Vulnerability Alleviation Project (VAP) - P-ZW-IE0-004 - Executive Summary ESMF

The Vulnerability Alleviation Project (VAP) aims to contribute to the cushioning of the vulnerable populations of Zimbabwe, particular in the urban areas, from the impacts of the ongoing economic reforms in the country. The proposed operation builds on the extensive in-country Public Works Project experience, to strengthen urban resilience by reinforcing coping mechanisms across priority sectors. The Project will contribute to building resilience and improving the livelihoods of vulnerable youth and women through the development of community infrastructure and community livelihood economic...
10-Dec-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Supply and Delivery of Vehicles and Crane Trucks - Lot B

10-Dec-2019

Contract Awards - Zimbabwe - Supply and Delivery of Vehicles and Crane Trucks - Lot A

14-Nov-2019

SPN - Zimbabwe - Materials and Equipment for Stamford, Hillside, and Forestvale Substations in Zimbabwe - Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project -Consolidation Works

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the United Nations Development Business online (UNDB online) No. AFDB495-07/14 of 24th July 2014 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website (www.afdb.org) on 30th July 2014. The Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe has received a grant from the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (Zim-Fund) administered by the African Development Bank towards the cost of the Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project Phase II (...
04-Nov-2019

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank and World Food Programme seek closer collaboration to improve livelihoods

African Development Bank and World Food Programme (WFP) teams in Zimbabwe held a two-day workshop on 28 and 29 October 2019 to explore ways of consolidating efforts in aid of the country’s socio-economic development. The workshop was premised on the global Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Bank and WFP in 2010 to build synergies and consolidate efforts to achieve their mutual mandates. The Bank team was led by Country Manager Damoni Kitabire while WFP was led by Janvier Litse, Senior Adviser and the Zimbabwe Country Office Director, Eddie Rowe. The two sides shared their...
24-Oct-2019

EOI - Tanzania-Zimbabwe - De-Risking Agricultural Finance for Small-holder Farmers in Africa Project - PASS

The Private Agricultural Support Trust (PASS) received financing from the African Development Bank  toward the cost of the De-Risking Agricultural Finance Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Individual Consultant – Regional Coordinator Tanzania- Zimbabwe. The DAFS project will: (i) promote crop insurance to smallholder farmers by minimising climate-related supply chain disruptions; and (ii) improve financing and investment to the agricultural sector through credit guarantee schemes. DAFS will enhance access to finance...
22-Oct-2019

Zimbabwe - Olivine Industries Limited - P-ZW-AAG-005 - ESIA Summary

Olivine Industries (Private) Limited is one of the largest consumer goods manufacturing companies in Zimbabwe with its main products being cooking oil, margarine and soaps. The company was established in 1931 and was incorporated in the Wilmar Group in 2017. Olivine Industries is situated 4 km from Harare City Centre. The proposed project is located at Olivine Factory, corner Hall and Birmingham Road, Southerton, opposite BOC Gases in Harare. The site occupies land that measures a total of 4.5 hectares. The site is generally flat at an elevation of 1 473 m. The baseline status of the proposed...
21-Oct-2019

EOI - Performance Review - ZINARA - Institutional Support for State Enterprise Reform and Delivery Project (ISERDP)

The Government of Zimbabwe has received a grant from the African Development Fund to finance the Institutional Support for State Enterprise Reform and Delivery Project (ISERDP)   and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for these grants to payments under the contract for consultancy services to provide technical Assistance in carrying out a special performance review, development of turn around strategies and operationalization of the strategies Zimbabwe Road National Administration.
03-Oct-2019

EOI - Zimbabwe - Tax and Revenue Management System (TaRMS) ICT Technical Advisor - CBPFEM

Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) is a parastatal under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, responsible for collecting taxes and other revenue streams for the government of Zimbabwe. Its mandate is to collect revenue, facilitate trade and travel, advise government on fiscal and economic matters and protect civil society. ZIMRA relies heavily on ICT and automated processes to effectively deliver its mandate. The Domestic Taxes Division is a division of ZIMRA, and it is responsible for mobilizing, assessing and collection of domestic taxes revenue. ZIMRA is facing a series of...
16-Sep-2019

Zimbabwe - National Climate Change Profile

The People’s Republic of Zimbabwe (henceforth ‘Zimbabwe’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered by Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique and Zambia. Zimbabwe has a population of ~15.6 million people, ~69% of whom are rural and are reliant on smallholder subsistence farming and livestock. Zimbabwe’s economy, GDP currently estimated at ~USD 16.3 billion per year, was severely impacted by several years of consecutive recession within a series of political and financial crises in the period from 2000 – present. As a result of unprecedented hyper-inflation...
06-Sep-2019

Zimbabwe - Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project - Phase I - Appraisal Report

In June 2011, the Board of Directors approved a grant amounting to USD 35 million to finance the Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (EPIRPI or the Project) targeting the power transmission and distribution facilities throughout the whole country and the rehabilitation of the Ash Handling Plant at the Hwange Power Station in Hwange.The Protocol of Agreement was signed in September 2011. The envisaged outcomes of the intervention include: improved environmental management and ash handling at the Hwange Power Station, improved reliability of sub-transmission and distribution...