Selected Projects


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


HKB bridge, a revolution for urban mobility in Abidjan

22/05/2015 - Abidjan, a city carved in two  The Ébrié Lagoon divides Abidjan in two. On the north bank stand the residential neighbourhoods of Cocody, Deux-Plateaux and Riviera, home to several hundred thousand people. To the south lie ...

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Infrastructure, Private Sector


Senegal moves into the fast lane with the opening of its toll highway

17/09/2013 - AfDB remains a key stakeholder in Senegal’s integrated infrastructure development projects. The new toll highway, which runs through Grand Dakar, is yet another example of this commitment. The vast construction project is now co...

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport, Private Sector


Advans Bank Congo (ABC): Bridging the financing gap for MSMEs in DRC

07/08/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s Private Sector Operations and its African Private Sector Assistance Fund (FAPA) are supporting Advans Banque Congo (ABC) to provide financial services loans and savings to micro and small ent...

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance