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01 апреля, 18:26

African Development Bank Debars BEULAH UNIVERSAL LINK RESOURCES LIMITED and BLUESTREAM SYSTEMS AND DEVICE LIMITED for Fraudulent Practices

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The African Development Bank Group on 17 March 2020, announces the debarment of Beulah Universal Link Resources Limited for 36 months and Bluestream Systems and Device Limited for 12 months. Both companies are registered in Nigeria.

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01 апреля, 16:19

MFW4A: Call for essays on financial sector development

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The Making Finance Work for Africa Partnership (MFW4A) invites researchers and students enrolled in an academic institution to submit an essay on the African financial sector. The call for essays aims to foster a better understanding of the issues challenging financial sector development in Africa and to gather thoughts, opinions and innovative ideas on how to develop the sector. Topics selected for this call are aligned with MFW4A’s priority themes, including:

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31 марта, 23:44

Bénin : la Banque africaine de développement présente les résultats de l’étude sur l’environnement des affaires

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La Banque africaine de développement a présenté les résultats d’une étude sur l’environnement des affaires au Bénin lors d’un atelier organisé, jeudi 12 mars 2020 à Cotonou, par son bureau de représentation.

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31 марта, 20:40

A chat with Dr. Awuese Oku, Chief Learning and Development Officer about EDGE Certification and what it means for the African Development Bank

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1 - What is Edge Certification and why should we be excited about it? Launched at the World Economic Forum in 2011, Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) is the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace. The rationale is to measure through evidence-based data, progress made in mainstreaming gender in the workplace and with an organisation’s external partners. EDGE Certification has been designed to assist companies create an optimal workplace for both women and men and leverage the diversity dividends.

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31 марта, 14:14

The African Development Bank’s Facility for Energy Inclusion attracts $160m in commitments for small-scale renewable energy

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The African Development Bank, the European Commission, KfW, the Clean Technology Fund, Norfund, and other investors have committed nearly $160 million to the first close of the Facility for Energy Inclusion or FEI.

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27 марта, 21:26

Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism launches $2.2 mill project in Nigeria to boost fertilizer supply to 200,000 farmers

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The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) has kick-started a $2.2 million project to provide fertilizer suppliers in Nigeria with financial support to improve supply for 200,000 smallholder farmers. The trade credit guarantee project is AFFM’s first in the West African nation and will involve 10 fertilizer suppliers, 12 hub agro-dealers and 120 retail agro-dealers. The project will also train farmers in proper fertilizer use and other agricultural best practices.

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27 марта, 17:19

Sierra Leone to count on African Development Bank to help build resilient economy, restore self-sufficiency in rice production

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Sierra Leone will look to the African Development Bank to stimulate agribusiness development in the country with a focus on rice production, its president Maada Bio told a visiting delegation led by its president Akinwumi Adesina. Adesina began a two-day visit to Sierra Leone on Wednesday, during which he will hold meetings to discuss curbing malnutrition, creating skills and jobs for young people, rapidly scaling up economic diversification and restoring the country to self-sufficiency in rice production.

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27 марта, 15:49

The African Development Bank revives key aquaculture project in western Cote d’Ivoire

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The African Development Bank has revived an important aquaculture project in the Mountain District of western Cote d’Ivoire, and last week launched the women and youth component of the project to build electricity systems.

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27 марта, 13:25

Mali : la Banque africaine de développement accorde plus de 32 milliards de francs CFA pour la construction de la « route de l’unité nationale »,...

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La Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement du Mali ont signé, jeudi 05 mars dernier à Kidal, un accord de financement pour la construction de la route Bourem-Kidal, longue de 285,83 Km et surnommée « route de l’unité nationale ». L’accord de financement portant sur 32,25 milliards de francs CFA a été signé par la responsable du bureau-pays de la Banque au Mali, Mme Haly Louise Djoussou-Lorng et le Premier ministre malien Boubou Cissé également ministre de l’Economie et des Finances.

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26 марта, 20:04

La Banque africaine de développement entre au capital du fonds d’investissement Yeelen Financial Fund L.P.

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Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, jeudi 11 mars à Abidjan, une prise de participation de 12 millions d’euros au capital du fonds Yeelen dédié au secteur financier.

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24 марта, 16:32

Namibia: African Development Bank approves $121.7 million loan, Euro 3 million grant to support water and sanitation sector

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday approved a $121.7 million loan (ZAR 1.893 billion) and Euro 3 million grant from the Rural Water Supply Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund to support Namibia’s “Water Sector Support Program”. The program will facilitate sustainable production and transfer of water resources to improve access to potable water and for agricultural and industrial use. It will also enhance sanitation in rural areas and enrich institutional capacity, sustainable management and utilization.

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23 марта, 16:06

Botswana: African Development Bank supports economic diversification project through FAPA

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An economic diversification project supported by the Africa Development Bank was launched in Botswana last month to strengthen the small stock, tourism and horticulture industries by improving businesses linkages particularly among small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Botswana Economic Diversification Project was launched on 6 February, 2020 in the capital Gaborone, with the aim of diversifying the southern African nation’s economy, which is heavily dependent on minerals, especially diamond exports.