Note de synthèse des projets

15-oct-2019

Ghana - Ghana Cocoa Board - Project Summary Note

A senior (receivables-backed) loan to Ghana Cocoa Board (“COCOBOD”), a parastatal, to finance key components of its Productivity Enhancement Programmes (“PEPs”). The objective of the PEPs is to roll out a set of measures that will improve productivity per hectare and increase cocoa production levels well above 1 million tonnes per year (versus an average of 800,000 tonnes per year over the last ten years). The PEPs will mainly entail measures to sustainably increase plant fertility; develop irrigation systems; rehabilitate aged and disease-infected farms; increase warehouse capacity; and...
01-oct-2019

Guinee - Africa SME Programme Vista Bank - Note de synthèse de projet

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a donné son feu vert, mardi 24 septembre, à l’octroi d’une ligne de crédit de 8 millions de dollars américains au groupe bancaire Vista Bank en Guinée (Conakry). Ce soutien financier doit permettre d’accompagner une dizaine de petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) institutions de microfinance actives dans la chaine de valeur agricole en Guinée. Il vise en priorité les femmes, qui seront bénéficiaires à 60 % des ressources de cette ligne. Une attention particulière sera donc portée aux PME des zones rurales, opérant dans...
01-oct-2019

Sénégal - Programme PME Afrique banque nationale pour le développement économique (BNDE) - Note de synthèse de projet

Le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mardi 24 septembre à Abidjan, une ligne de crédit de 22,5 millions d’euros, dont 15 millions de ressources de la Banque et 7,5 millions de ressources de Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF: Fonds de cofinancement Banque africaine de développement et Banque Populaire de Chine), pour soutenir la Banque nationale pour le développement économique (BNDE) du Sénégal.
19-sep-2019

Multinational - Africa Forestry Fund II – Project Summary Note

The Africa Forestry Fund II (“ASFF II” or “Fund II”) is a US$150M second generation private equity fund focused on investing in sustainable forestry value chains in Sub-Saharan Africa (“SSA”). ASFF II is managed by Criterion Africa Partners (“CAP”), which is also responsible for ASFF I launched in 2010. The proposed AfDB equity investment is up to US$20M. Fund II has a term of 10 years with four one-year extensions. ASFF II will invest in (i) rehabilitation of brownfield plantations in Africa to enhance productivity (including a selective use of forestry assets to grow high value agricultural...
09-sep-2019

Multinational - Uhuru Growth Fund I - Project Summary Note

Uhuru Growth Fund I is a first generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited to invest in high growth middle market businesses across West Africa, with a core emphasis on Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. The Fund will focus on making investments in the consumer and financial services sectors.
13-aoû-2019

Rwanda - Supporting structural transformation in Rwanda by improving access to finance to local SMEs in transformative sectors - Project Summary Note

Cogebanque is a leading, private commercial bank in Rwanda with over 19 years of operations. Its current shareholding is held by Rwandan institutions (44%), businesspersons (53%) and the balance (3%) is held by individuals. Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is the largest shareholder with a 43% shareholding . Licensed and regulated by the National Bank of Rwanda, Cogebanque has 26 branches scattered across the country supported by numerous agents and ATMs. It provides a comprehensive range of products and services to corporate, SMEs and retail customers
13-aoû-2019

Mozambique - Banco comercial e de investimentos S.A. - Project Summary Note

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a line of credit of USD 30 million to Banco Comercial e de Investimentos S.A. (“BCI”) to promote industrialization and support for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (“SMEs”) including women-owned and youth enterprises in Mozambique. As part of the package, the Affirmative Finance for Women in Africa (“AFAWA”) Initiative intends to provide technical assistance to support capacity building, business development and lending by BCI to women-empowered enterprises.
13-aoû-2019

Multinational - Investisseurs et partenaires afrique entrepreneurs II (IPAE II) - Project Summary Note

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved an equity investment of € 7 million into Investisseurs & Partenaires Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (“IPAE.2”). IPAE.2 is a 10- year impact fund, targeting € 90 million total capitalization to invest into 30 to 40 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Sub-Saharan Africa. The main target sectors include healthcare, agribusiness, financial services, education, consumer and retail
09-aoû-2019

Project Brief - Morocco - OCP Expansion Program

to receive ten integrated chemical plants for transforming phosphate into fertilizers with a production capacity of up to 1 MTPA of phosphorous equivalent (P2O5) each. A major portion of the fertilizer will be for export
08-aoû-2019

Project Brief - EASSy

The EASSy is an initiative to construct and operate a submarine fiber-optic cable along the east coast of Africa to connect 20 coastal and land-locked countries to each other and to the rest of the world. The project, with an estimated total cost of USD 235 million, will run cable from Port Sudan, Sudan to Mtunzini, South Africa, covering approximately 9,000 km. 29 leading telecommunications operators from East and Southern Africa make up the initial parties involved in the construction and maintenance of EASSy. The EASSy project will provide the last link to completely encircle Africa with...
08-aoû-2019

Project Brief – Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (PAIDF)

The project involves the participation of the Bank in the establishment of an Equity Fund dedicated to infrastructure in Africa, the Pan African Infrastructure Development Fund (“PAIDF” or the “Fund”); its incorporation will be done in Mauritius. Due to the long-term nature of infrastructure investments, the Fund will have a 15-year life. The investment period will be eight (8) years from the date of the Fund launch (“Investment Period”); which provides the Manager with a 7-year time horizon per investment to build, develop and grow each individual investment before exit. The Fund’s objective...
08-aoû-2019

Project Brief – Sahanivotry Hydroelectric

The project comprises the construction of a 15 MW run-of-river hydroelectric power station on River Ampamehena in Sahanivotry, in the agro-industrial region of Antsirabe.Part of the river’s water shall be deviated by a small dam designed as a reinforced concrete embankment erected on emergent bedrock that equally forms a natural embankment.The water intake structure shall be fitted with special equipment that traps any solid matter found in the water (sand, pebbles, floating waste).The intake structure feeder canal shall be built with a very gentle slope on the left bank of the river,...
08-aoû-2019

ATTIJARIWAFA BANK - Partenariat pour le développement du commerce en Afrique - Note de synthèse de projet

L’APR permettra de répondre à la demande croissante des marchés africains en matière de financement du commerce extérieur dans des secteurs économiques vitaux tels que l'agroalimentaire, la santé, les services et l’industrie. De plus, il favorisera une dynamique de diversification productive, génératrice d’emplois et de recettes fiscales supplémentaires pour plusieurs États africains.
06-aoû-2019

Project Brief - Multinational - CEC AFRICA

CEC Africa (CECA) aims to be a Pan African utility whose growth strategy includes acquiring/developing distribution and transmission opportunities and complementary green field generation projects throughout SSA. It is currently invested in Nigeria in two operating companies: Abuja Disco and 600 MW Shiroro Hydro -both acquired during the recent Nigerian power sector privatization program. CECA has a number of green field projects under development
25-juil-2019

Tanzania - Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (Affm) - Project Summary

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) was created in 2006 during the Abuja African Green Revolution summit. However it became operational in 2015, after achieving the initial capital of USD 10 Million. Following the realignment of the AFFM’s Strategy by the Governing Council in June 2018, it was decided that the AFFM focuses on the provision of credit guarantee as a tool for derisking the financing of fertilizer value chain across the continent in order to reach the Abuja Declaration target of 50kg of fertilizer use per hectare. In regard to this new focus area, a feasibility study...
25-juil-2019

Nigeria - Africa fertilizer financing mechanism (Affm) - Project Summary

The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) was created in 2006 during the Abuja African Green Revolution summit. However it became operational in 2015, after achieving the initial capital of USD 10 Million. Following the realignment of the AFFM’s Strategy by the Governing Council in June 2018, it was decided that the AFFM focuses on the provision of credit guarantee as a tool for de-risking the financing of fertilizer value chain across the continent in order to reach the Abuja Declaration target of 50kg of fertilizer use per hectare. In regard to this new focus area, a feasibility...
24-juil-2019

Tunisie - BH BANK(Anciennement connue sous le nom de Banque de l’Habitat) - Note de synthèse de projet

Octroi d’un financement de 100 millions d’euros sous forme d’une ligne de crédit à long terme et à garantie souveraine à la BH Bank de Tunisie en vue de financer des emprunteurs, en particulier des petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) et des sociétés, opérant dans les secteurs de la santé, de la construction (logement social), de l’industrie et des énergies renouvelables.
24-juil-2019

Multinational - Comesa regional trade & project finance support facility - Project Summary

Eastern and Southern African Trade & Development Bank (TDB). The COMESA regional trade and project finance package of $300 million consists of a composite funded trade finance and project finance facility, and an unfunded trade finance risk participation agreement (RPA). This comes on the heels of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, which came into force in July 2019; and the Bank’s partnership framework featuring African DFIs, including the TDB, which committed to working together to scale up, speed up, and synergise African development.
22-juil-2019

Multinational - Distributed Energy Service Companies (DESCOs) - Project Summary

25-juin-2019

Multinational - Uhuru Growth Fund I – Project Summary

Uhuru Growth Fund I is a first generation fund sponsored by Uhuru Partners Limited to invest in high growth middle market businesses across West Africa, with a core emphasis on Nigeria, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. The Fund will focus on making investments in the consumer and financial services sectors.