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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.

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20 марта, 20:22

Le Congo et le Cameroun reliés par 300 km de route grâce à la Banque africaine de développement

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Le président congolais, Denis Sassou Nguesso, a inauguré, vendredi 06 mars 2020, la route reliant la ville de Ketta au Congo au poste-frontière de Ntam au Cameroun. Longue de 300 km, cette route surnommée « route de l’intégration » a coûté 103 milliards de francs CFA préfinancée à 90% par la Banque africaine de développement.

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20 марта, 12:02

Tunisia’s high-tech pharma business creates skilled jobs

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By supporting successful businesses in Tunisia, the Bank is fostering sustainable and inclusive development. Take the case of Sabra Gmati. After leaving her children in care, Gmati goes to work each day at the MEDIS pharmaceutical laboratory in Nabeul in north-eastern Tunisia. Known as one of the country’s premier craft, agricultural and tourist centres, Nabeul has a growing industrial potential, that MEDIS has tapped into with its latest unit, producing generic medicines.

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19 марта, 20:45

African Development Bank’s road project in Sierra Leone cuts travel times and transforms lives

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For truck driver Joseph Turay, navigating the 120 km Matotoka-Sefadu road in northeastern Sierra Leone used to be a nightmare. On average, he spent between five hours to one day on the road, which was last properly repaired nearly half a century ago. Joseph and other drivers watched goods perish and vehicles destroyed before they reached their destination.

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19 марта, 18:30

La Banque africaine de développement a consacré plus du tiers de ses approbations au changement climatique en 2019

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La Banque africaine de développement a consacré, en 2019, 36% de ses approbations, soit 3,6 milliards de dollars, au financement du changement climatique, dont plus de la moitié dédiée à l’adaptation des pays du continent à ce phénomène. Après la 21ème Conférence des parties sur le changement climatique (COP 21), organisée par les Nations unies en décembre 2015 à Paris, la Banque s’est dotée d’un Plan d’action pour le climat pour la période 2016-2020, donnant une place centrale au renforcement de la résilience climatique.