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The provision of additional funds for the Water Supply and Sanitation Programme (WSSP) in  Uganda in 2015, has helped improve access to water and sanitation for one hundred thousand people in the east of the country, according to a recent report by the African Development Bank.

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Over the past 5 years, investment at the African Development Bank Group has been guided by its High 5 priorities, a strategy set by President Akinwumi Adesina as his visionary framework for development in Africa. With an overall objective to “light up and power Africa,” “feed Africa,” “industralize Africa,” “integrate Africa” and “improve the quality of life for the people of Africa,” results can be seen through the various cross-border road projects, water and sanitation improvements, infrastructure rehabilitation and constructions, farmer trainings and more.

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What: Webinar for the Asian Private Sector on Doing Business in Africa Who: African Development Bank When: Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 08.00 am to 10.00 am GMT 13.30-15.30 pm, (Delhi), 16.00-18.00 pm, (Beijing),17.00-19.00 pm, (Seoul)

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Entre 2018 et 2019, les recettes fiscales non‑pétrolières et les investissements du secteur privé au Tchad se sont développés, stimulant l’économie du pays, selon un rapport publié le 7 septembre 2020 par la Banque africaine de développement.

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The COVID-19 crisis is highlighting many fragilities in contemporary food systems. But the pandemic has also created opportunities for local organizations and technologies to quickly mitigate these fragilities while showcasing the resilience, innovation and adaptation of African food and agricultural systems.

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Representatives of the African Development Bank, governments, Development Finance Institutions, the private sector and  professional associations joined a September 8 workshop to discuss how the Bank can strengthen support for Public Private Partnerships and channel greater investment toward economic and social infrastructure. The event, titled Designing the African Development Bank’s PPP Framework, was hosted virtually by the Bank. 

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The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors on Wednesday approved $27.33 million in grants to boost the African Union’s (AU) efforts to mobilize a continental response to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. The approval follows a meeting of the extended Bureau of the Conference of Heads of State and Government with Africa’s private sector on 22 April 2020, chaired by H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa and chairperson of the AU, at which the Bank’s President, Akinwumi Adesina, pledged strong support for the AU’s COVID-19 initiative.

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A panel of some of Africa’s most promising small and medium-enterprise (SME) agripreneurs gathered online to call for more selective investment, accelerated business acquisitions and increased cooperation to help Africa feed itself and the world.

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Au total, 28 852 emplois ont été créés en quatre ans, grâce à la mise en œuvre de la première phase (2014-2018) du Plan Sénégal Émergent (PSE), soutenu par la Banque africaine de développement, indique une étude publiée le 1er septembre dernier.

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The new container terminal at the Namibian Port of Walvis Bay, built between 2014 and 2019, gives the country a high-end port facility. The terminal, commissioned in August 2019, is now fully operational, according to a report by the African Development Bank published on 3 September 2020.

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