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PROGEBE: For a Productive Trypanotolerant Livestock Contributing to Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in West Africa
15-Jul-2012 - The Regional Project on Sustainable Management of Endemic Ruminant Livestock (PROGEBE) resulted from the will of The Gambia, Guinea, Mali and Senegal to implement preservation measures for the trypanotolerant livestock (Ndama cattle, Djallonké sheep and West African dwarf goat) and its natural habitat.
11-Jul-2012 - Senegal is a Sahelian country that relies heavily on agriculture. This sector faces weather vagaries and a decline in rainfall during recent decades (200 mm in 30 years). To address this situation and complete the development of the Senegal River valley, the Senegalese government sought to value runoff water resources available in the country.
29-Jun-2012 - ADF assistance is by a grant of UA 5.80 million, corresponding to CFAF 4.4 billion. Despite the relatively difficult socio-political situation in the country, the project was well implemented. PRESAR is an example of an operation implemented following a participatory approach, with particular attention to women who are heavily involved in rice production market garden activities.
08-May-2012 - The Rural Enterprise Project (REP) aims at alleviating poverty, slowing rural-urban drift, contributing to the creation of sustainable jobs. The project also aims at addressing the low level of technology and productivity, low income and un-competitiveness in production, processing and distribution in agriculture. REP aims at addressing this deficiency through transfer of technology, thereby improving the low level of technology and productivity, as well as aiding in improving the low income levels of...
Projet d’appui au renforcement des capacités institutionnelles en gouvernance économique et financière au Togo (PARCI)
08-May-2012 - Contexte Le Togo a traversé une crise sociopolitique de 1990 à 2005. Cette crise a affaibli l’organisation et le fonctionnement de l’administration togolaise, en diminuant ses ressources humaines et matérielles.
02-May-2012 - Traditional fishing in Madagascar is practiced at national level by around 59,000 fishermen mainly along the coast and within coral reefs, especially in the south-western province of Tulear. The radius of action of fishing canoes is below 10 km.
02-May-2012 - Contexte Les élections présidentielles et législatives de juin 2005 en RCA ont mis fin à une série de troubles internes suivis d’une période de transition après le coup d’état de mars 2003. Face aux faiblesses de capacités inhérentes à la situation de pays post-conflit, le gouvernement a soumis en juillet 2005 aux partenaires techniques et financiers, dont la Banque, une requête d’assistance technique pour exécuter son programme économique de 2006.
24-Apr-2012 - Since 2006 the African Development Bank has been supporting the Rwanda government in restoring and improving the Rwandan fisheries sector. Support has been given to both capture fisheries in inland lakes and to aquaculture.
10-Apr-2012 - The forest resources of Burundi have been seriously degraded since the beginning of the socio-political crisis in the country. This 10 year-long crisis resulted in the country's forest cover rate decrease from eight percent to five percent.
Infertile Land in Gambia Put to Plough Due to Joint AfDB/IFAD/Government Watershed Management Project
02-Apr-2012 - More than 140,000 poor people, of whom 52% are women across the Gambia have enjoyed greatly increased crop output after formerly unproductive land was put to the plough as a result of a USD 17.5 million watershed management project, started in 2006 and co-financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Gambian government.
27-Mar-2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning their irrigation canals, resulting in lost production and productivity.
04-Apr-2010 - Given the shortage of health research, health personnel and health services, particularly in rural areas, the Government of the Republic of Benin sought to create a public health institute in Benin with support from the World Health Organization.
01-Apr-2010 - Built in 1997, the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is the first technological institute to be built in Rwanda to train students in science, technology and engineering at the degree and diploma levels. KIST also transfers appropriate technology to the community. A regional center of excellence in science and technology, training and research, the building of this institution is in line with the Bank’s higher education in science and technology strategy.