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Social Bond Program 

The AfDB is launching a Social Bond Program, focusing on meeting the critical development challenges that Africa is facing and that are at the heart of its social mandate, while simultaneously responding to increasing demand for investments that have significant social impact and promote greater transparency in terms of use of funds. 

 

The AfDB Social Bond Framework

This document serves as AfDB’s framework for issuing debt instruments within the context of the aforementioned Social Bond Program.

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Sustainalytics Second Opinion

The Bank has engaged Sustainalytics to act as an Independent Reviewer and Provider of Second Opinion on its Social Bond Framework, to confirm its alignment both with AfDB’s sustainability objectives and the key features of the Social Bond Principles.

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Resources


Eligible Social Projects as of December 2019

 

Project name

Country

Project type

Loan currency

AfDB financing
(in currency million)

Allocated amounts outstanding to Social projects  as of Dec 2019
(in currency million)

Pandamatenga Agricultural Infrastructure Development Project

Botswana

Agriculture & Food security

USD

60

42

The Morupule B Power Project

Botswana

Electricity distribution

EUR

153

29

Rural Income and Economic Enhancement - (RIEEP)

Egypt

Agriculture & Food security

USD

70

50

Marrakech Region Water Supply Project

Morocco

Water supply & sanitation

USD

37

18

Marrakech Region Water Supply Project

Morocco

Water supply & sanitation

EUR

120

72

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