Mauritius

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...
31-mai-2019

African Development Bank provides €100 Million partial guarantee for commercial agriculture in Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, meeting in Abidjan on 29 May 2019, approved a €100 million partial credit guarantee (PCG) to the structured finance company, African Agriculture Impact Investments Ltd (Mauritius), to develop commercial agriculture in Africa. The Mauritius-based company will leverage the Bank's PCG to catalyse additional financing from international pension funds through an Agri-linked Note to facilitate investments in sustainable farmland and agricultural infrastructure across Africa. It will be authorized to operate in various African countries...
13-mai-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2013 - Issue 8

Southern Africa is projected to grow at 4.4 percent in 2013. A strong first quarter performance in many of the countries set the region on course towards this growth rate. In Angola, despite a slight deceleration of output in the non-oil sector, growth remained quite healthy, supported by oil production. Botswana maintained strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. Lesotho maintained positive growth that largely reflected the mining and textile sub-sectors’ good sustained performance, while in Malawi growth rebounded in the first quarter, with the main drivers being improved...
13-mai-2019

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 2nd Quarter 2013 - Issue 9

Economic activity in Southern Africa remained quite strong in the second quarter, giving optimism that the region is on course to attain a projected annual average growth rate of 4.4 percent. Angola witnessed a pickup in growth in the non-oil sector, which combined with strong oil production to maintain a healthy second quarter performance. Botswana sustained its strong growth on the back of a resurging mining sector. However, recent adverse weather conditions in the country moderated overall growth during the second quarter. Growth was positive in Lesotho, largely reflecting good performance...
04-avr-2019

Perspectives économiques régionales 2019 - Afrique australe

Les Perspectives économiques en Afrique australe examinent les conditions macroéconomiques dans les 13 pays que comprend la région de l’Afrique australe de la Banque africaine de développement. La première partie met en évidence les tendances de la croissance et fournit des projections pour 2019 et 2020 en examinant les principaux moteurs de croissance en fonction des conditions mondiales, régionales et nationales qui prévalent. elle examine aussi les politiques financières et structurelles et comment elles façonnent la croissance actuelle et future. elle évoque enfin les performances de la...
01-mar-2019

Southern African Governors supportive of African Development Bank’s efforts for increased development impact in the region

The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina. “We are working hard for a much-transformed Southern Africa,” Adesina told governors. Governors commented in detail on the Bank’s transformative projects in the region, and shared their concerns to ensure that their countries’ recent improvement in economic growth would continue to be reflected in solid...
11-Feb-2019

Maurice - Renforcement des capacités statistiques (SCB II) dans les pays membres de la région pour le suivi et l’évaluation des résultats des OMD - RAP

Le développement du programme avait pour objet d’aider le pays à améliorer son système statistique national (SSN) en vue de produire des données de haute qualité, fiables et à jour. Cela contribuerait à assurer une gestion économique plus efficace, à mieux poursuivre les objectifs du millénaire pour le développement (OMD) et les objectifs de développement durable (ODD), à mieux appréhender la pauvreté, à élaborer des politiques éclairées et fondées sur la réalité, ainsi qu’à améliorer la conception des futurs programmes et projets de la Banque. Les activités du programme devaient appuyer le...
27-juin-2018

The African CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit calls on Governments to Help Bring Projects to Financial Close More Rapidly

Africa investor (Ai), the international investment and communications group, and Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, co-hosted the fourth Ai CEO Infrastructure Project Developers Summit on June 18 in Mauritius. The Summit was opened by Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory, Acting President of Mauritius, and closed by Aziz Rebbah, the Minister of Energy, Mines and Development of Morocco, who both emphasized the need for good governance, transparency and committed political leadership to speed up the process of approving and implementing infrastructure...
12-mar-2018

Perspectives économiques en Afrique australe 2018

Le rapport sur les perspectives économiques pour la région de l’Afrique australe a été rédigé avec prudence. L’activité économique générale devrait connaître une lente reprise, mais les perspectives restent modestes, compte tenu des modèles de croissance divergents des économies de la région. Les pays à revenu intermédiaire de la tranche supérieure ont enregistré des taux de croissance faibles et en baisse. Dans le même temps, les économies en transition à faible revenu ont enregistré des gains de croissance modérés, mais à des taux réduits. Malgré cette amélioration, la performance...
27-oct-2016

Mauritius reaches milestone in SEFA-supported pioneering low-carbon technology project

The Deep Ocean Water Applications (DOWA) project in Mauritius supported by the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA)marked a new milestone last week by welcoming the largest marine engineering platform of its kind – ‘Joseph Plateau’ – in Port Louis. The vessel will carry out detailed offshore marine surveys to introduce an innovative low carbon technology that lowers building cooling costs using cold ocean water – a first of its kind in Africa. Mauritius has no known oil, natural gas or coal reserves, and therefore depends on imported petroleum products to meet most of its energy...
11-nov-2015

Southern Africa Quarterly Report 3rd Quarter -2014 - Issue No.14

05-nov-2014

Southern Africa Quarterly Report 2nd Quarter-2014 Issue No.13

The Southern Africa region reported an acceleration of growth in over half of the countries in the second quarter of 2014. In five countries, growth either decelerated or stayed on course. Growth was strongest in Angola, which grew by 8.8 percent, driven by growth in non-oil activities in the construction and energy sectors; followed by Mozambique, which grew by 7.5 percent, supported by the acceleration of trade related activities, transport, telecoms, and manufacturing and electricity; and Zambia, which grew by 6.5 percent following strong public expenditure in social sectors and...
26-aoû-2014

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 1st Quarter 2014 - Issue 12

The Southern Africa region continued on a positive growth path with significant differences in growth rates among countries in the region. Mozambique, Zambia and Angola registered the fastest growth rates, exceeding the 7 percent growth rate target of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), supported by positive performance of the mining sectors and strong public expenditure. Officials in Zimbabwe also predict a significant acceleration of growth (from 3.7 percent in 2013 to 6.1 percent in 2014) premised on the successful implementation of its Agenda for Sustainable SocioEconomic...
21-mai-2014

Maurice - Projet de réaménagement de la centrale électrique de St Louis - Résumé PGES

Le CEB entreprend une restructuration majeure de la Centrale de St Louis afin de satisfaire une prévision d’accroissement en électricité et de résoudre les problèmes reconnus de bruits et d’impact des émissions de gaz associés aux vieilles et inefficientes machines Pielstick. Mott Mac Donald a procédé à une étude de faisabilité sur la restructuration de la Centrale de St Louis en 2011/2012. L’étude a conclu que le maximum global recommandé de la capacité de production à la Centrale de St Louis devrait être limité à 130 MW en se basant sur les directives de la SFI en matière de valeurs limites...
19-Feb-2014

Southern Africa Quarterly Review and Analysis – 4th Quarter 2013 - Issue 11

The Southern Africa region closed the year on an overall positive note, notwithstanding the downward revisions in growth projections seen in nearly half of the countries covered. Early indications show that the average growth rate for 2013 was 4.3 percent, only slightly lower than the 4.4 percent predicted in the third quarter. On a positive note, growth was strong in Mozambique, Zambia and Angola and picked up in Malawi and Swaziland. Mozambique continued on a strong growth path driven by growth in the mining sectors (coal) and in transport and communications.
05-Feb-2014

2014-2018 - Maurice - Document de stratégie pays

Contexte général : Maurice s’est imposée comme un des pays à l’avant-garde des réformes dans le domaine économique en Afrique, opérant actuellement une transition réussie du statut de pays à faible revenu à celui de pays à revenu intermédiaire (PRI) de la tranche supérieure. Ses institutions solides ainsi que sa stabilité politique et son environnement des affaires dynamique, mais aussi l’exploitation efficace des préférences commerciales, particulièrement avec l’Europe et l’Inde, ont contribué à stimuler la croissance et favorisé une diversification impressionnante de l’économie du pays. À...
15-jan-2014

Mauritius: Repairs Roads and Bridges

15-jan-2014

Mauritius: Projet d`assainissement de Port - Louis Tranche III

15-jan-2014

Mali: Barrage de Selingue

15-jan-2014

Mauritius: Port Louis Water Supply Project