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Agri-tech can turn African Savannah into global food basket – African Development Bank

25-oct-2018 - The African Development Bank is championing a new regional and global effort to transform the African Savannah from a “Sleeping Giant” to the cradle of the continent’s green revolution.

Green Climate Fund Board approves three African Development Bank proposals for Green Climate Projects worth over US$ 110 million

23-oct-2018 - The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank totaling over US$110 million. The approvals were granted at the GCF’s 21st Board Meeting held October 17 – 20 2018 in Manama, Bahrain. Overall, the GCF Board, which was co-chaired by Paul Oquist from Nicaragua, and Ambassador Lennart Båge from Sweden, considered 20 funding proposals requesting approximately US$1.2 billion.

Projet de transport urbain d’Abidjan : 329 millions d’euros supplémentaires de la Banque africaine de développement pour boucler le financement du projet

23-oct-2018 - Désireux d’améliorer les conditions de vie des 5 millions d’Abidjanais, la compétitivité des activités économiques urbaines, de promouvoir le développement industriel, la planification et la gestion urbaines, l’hygiène, la salubrité publique et la qualité de l’air, le gouvernement ivoirien a initié un vaste programme intégré de développement urbain, évalué à 770 millions d’euros, qui met l’accent sur les infrastructures de transport.

Mali : le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement soutien le secteur privé avec 30 millions d’euros

23-oct-2018 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé une ligne de crédit de 30 millions d’euros en faveur de la Banque de Développement du Mali (BDM-SA), en vue de procurer des financements sur le long terme à sa clientèle, et de répondre à leurs besoins d’investissement.  La clientèle de la BDM-SA est constituée aussi bien de grandes que de petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) opérant dans des secteurs réputés être à haute intensité de main d’œuvre, tels que l’agro-industrie...

South Africa’s mass transit sector secures US$ 10 million and ZAR 1.4 billion African Development Bank loans.

22-oct-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved over US$100 million in loans to SA Taxi Development Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SA Taxi Finance Holdings Proprietary Limited, a vertically integrated business platform that provides a comprehensive financial and allied services offering to minibus taxi operators.  The minibus taxi system accounts for about 69 percent of all public transport trips in South Africa. The financing will support the Company’s growth plans and initiatives to support Small and...

African Development Bank approves US$50mn facility to support SMEs and Women Owned Enterprises in Nigeria

18-oct-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank Plc to support small and medium sized, and women-owned enterprises in selected transformative sectors, including close to a hundred SMEs in manufacturing, health and education.

The African Development Bank to invest the Naira equivalent of USD 10 million into the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund

17-oct-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a Naira investment equivalent to US$ 10 million in Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF). This investment aims to meet the country’s infrastructure investment needs, including in the power and energy infrastructure sectors. NIDF is the first and the only listed local currency infrastructure debt fund in Africa.

Rwanda and African Development Bank sign €229 million loan agreements to finance electricity projects

17-oct-2018 - The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s  program to improve electricity supply and expand access to electricity under the Scaling Up Electricity Access Program Phase II (SEAP II). This operation builds on the successful implementation of the Scaling Up Electricity Access Program (SEAP) approved by the Bank in 2013 with a combined estimated €39.74million loan and grant.

African Development Bank approves Malawi Country Strategy Paper 2018 – 2022

16-oct-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved its Country Strategy Paper for Malawi for 2018-2022. The strategy blueprint is part of ongoing efforts to boost economic diversification, reduce dependency on rain-fed agriculture and build resilience for growth in the southern African nation.

African Development Bank approves strategy to accelerate transformation of Eastern Africa

12-oct-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Tunisie : 76 millions d’euros de la Banque africaine de développement pour améliorer l’assainissement des petites communes

11-oct-2018 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, jeudi 11 octobre 2018, un prêt de 75 millions d’euros ainsi qu’un don de 1 million d’euros pour financer la première phase du programme d’assainissement des petites communes de moins de 10 000 habitants en Tunisie. 

Mécanisme d’inspection indépendant : La Banque africaine de développement approuve les recommandations émises sur un projet de reforestation au Ghana

04-oct-2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a donné son accord, le 3 octobre 2018, lors d’une session de son Conseil d’administration à la mise en œuvre de mesures d’atténuation pour rendre un projet de reforestation au Ghana conforme aux normes environnementales et sociales de la Banque. Le mécanisme d’inspection indépendant (MII) de la Banque a formulé ces recommandations à la suite d’une vérification ponctuelle de la conformité du projet.

Une prise de participation de 15 millions d’euros de la Banque africaine de développement pour la transformation numérique des institutions financières du continent

28-sep-2018 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a donné son feu vert, mardi 25 septembre 2018, à Abidjan, à une prise de participation de 15 millions d’euros dans le fonds FIVE (Financial inclusion vehicle), un instrument d’inclusion financière mis en place en 2017 par le groupe AfricInvest.

South Africa: Eskom to expand transmission network with $218 million loan from African Development Bank

27-sep-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a ZAR 2.886 billion (US$217.9 million) loan to South Africa’s power utility Eskom Holdings Ltd, towards the upgrade and expansion of its transmission facilities. The entity is crucial to power supply within the sub-region.

African Development Bank Approves $50mn facility to support Nigeria’s rural populations

26-sep-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors, including agriculture, renewable energy and social sectors such as health and education.

African Development Bank Supports Ghana’s Renewable Energy Sector with $1.5 Million Grant

24-sep-2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$1.5 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to assist Ghana’s s renewable energy investment drive. The grant will support the Ghana government’s efforts to overcome technical, financial, regulatory and institutional barriers to scaling-up renewable energy investments in the country.

Liberia: African Development Bank Approves $1mn to boost Private Sector in Wood Industry

21-sep-2018 - The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has approved  a grant of US $1 million to Liberia, to provide  technical assistance to its fast-growing wood processing industry. The grant will strengthen the capacity of public and private sector players in the nation’s secondary wood processing industry and provide institutional support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

African Development Bank’s Board approves Policy on Non-Sovereign Operations

12-sep-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the Bank’s Policy on Non-sovereign Operations (NSO). The document provides the framework within which the Bank through its private sector lending window may provide financing or investment without sovereign guarantees to private and public entities that meet specific eligibility requirements on non-concessional terms.

Sénégal : La Banque africaine de développement à l’appui d’une gestion prudente de la dette et du déploiement du Plan Sénégal Emergent

11-sep-2018 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, le 5 septembre 2018, une opération de garantie partielle de crédit en faveur de la République du Sénégal, afin de l’aider à se prémunir contre le risque de change émanant d’euro-obligations. Cette intervention novatrice de la Banque vient appuyer les autorités sénégalaises qui s’efforcent d’améliorer la prédictibilité du service de la dette et d’en favoriser une gestion prudente.

African Development Bank approves US$ 15 million Equity Investment to boost SME growth in West Africa

07-sep-2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US$ 15 million equity investment  in Verod Capital Growth Fund III, a private equity fund that will make investments in high growth middle market companies in Anglophone West Africa including Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. The Fund’s investments will be in companies in consumer driven sectors including light industrials, fast moving consumer goods, education, financial services and agro processing. The ticket size for...