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Burkina Faso : le projet d’appui au développement de l’anacarde, un bel exemple de lutte contre la pauvreté et pour la protection de l’environnement

18/04/2018 - Le Burkina Faso est un pays sahélien fortement dépendant des activités agricoles et pastorales. L’agriculture, l’élevage et les forêts représentent respectivement 25 %, 12 % et 3 % du produit intérieur br...

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment


Sierra Leone celebrates improved access to water and sanitation - The Three Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project

11/04/2018 - The project targets three major provincial cities: Bo, Kenema and Makeni. The water supply and sanitation schemes in these cities were built in the 1960s. The country’s civil war (1991-2002), coupled with population growth, led ...

Categories: Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation


Helping rural households adapt to climate change in Malawi

19/03/2018 - Malawi’s vulnerability to the devastating impacts of climate change is caused by the country’s significant exposure to climate variability. Agriculture and rural livelihoods are highly sensitive to climatic change. They have v...

Categories: Malawi, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change


Siat-Gabon, une passerelle vers la diversification de l'économie gabonaise

23/02/2018 - Projet emblématique du partenariat entre le Gabon et la Banque africaine de développement, l’appui que fournit celle-ci à la filiale gabonaise de la Société d’investissement pour l’agriculture tropicale (Siat-Gabon) con...

Categories: Gabon, Agriculture & Agro-industries


African Development Bank supports Tanzanian entrepreneurs with loan facility

13/02/2018 - Tanzania has seen significant economic growth in recent years, thanks in part to support from the African Development Bank. The Small Entrepreneurs Loan Facility (SELF) financed by the Bank has provided a boost to the country’s ...

Categories: Tanzania, Private Sector


EASSy: The Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System

20/10/2017 - Although Africa represents 14% of the world's population, it currently has less than 3% of the world's telephone lines. Africa remains the world's least developed continent in telecommunications. International telecommunications ...

Categories: South Africa, Sudan, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Information & Communication Technology, Private Sector


Derba Miroc Cement Project

20/10/2017 - The booming construction activities in Ethiopia has led to the growth of the cement industry in the country. In 2011 Ethiopia imported around 1metric tons of cement. The government eliminated stopped this on 27 March 2012 when it ...

Categories: Ethiopia, Infrastructure, Private Sector


AfDB supporting innovative ways to increase capacity of women farmers in Ghana

26/04/2017 - The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) sought the African Development Bank’s (AfDB’s) financial support to implement the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) in Ghana at a total cost of US$ 92.79 million....

Categories: Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries


Ghana: Apesika Abom Feeder, the story of an AfDB-financed feeder road that changed the everyday lives of rural households

20/04/2017 - In many African countries, food security and nutrition continue to be a challenge. To address this in Ghana, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have joined forces to ...

Categories: Ghana, Human Capital Development


Gambia’s aquaculture on the path of sustainable development

03/02/2017 - The Gambia continues to face escalating food and nutrition deficits, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). As in most African countries, improved agriculture practices ensure food securi...

Categories: Gambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development