The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a loan of EUR 74.25 million to Cameroon in Abidjan to implement the first phase of the Electricity Sector Recovery Support Programme (PARSEC). The programme will support the Cameroonian government to implement the reforms necessary in the energy sector in 2024 and 2025 so that, in the long term, the country can produce enough electricity to cover its national requirements of 5,000 megawatts and build a reserve to export energy to neighbouring countries, particularly Chad.

Guinea: Agricultural supplies delivered as part of the AfDB’s Emergency Food Production Project

The transitional government in Guinea, in partnership with the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), has received a large consignment of agricultural supplies in Guinea’s western town of Forécariah for distribution to local farmers. The consignment, delivered on 13 October 2023, forms part of implementing the Emergency Food Production Project, spearheaded by the African Development Bank….

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Gambia and AfDB come together to boost rice output.

Gambia and AfDB come together to boost rice output

Gambian President Adama Barrow and African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) head Dr Akinwumi Adesina pledged on Monday to work together to boost rice production and invest in the country’s vibrant youth and women entrepreneurs. “The Russian-Ukrainian war presents an opportunity for us to solve the problem of food security. There’s no reason why Africans shouldn’t feed…

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