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Mainstreaming resilience and financing for sustainable and inclusive urban development in Africa

In Africa, as elsewhere, urbanized locations exert pressure on already vulnerable populations impacted by lack of access to potable water supply, sanitation and waste management, energy supply, transport infrastructure and services. With nearly 90 percent of global population growth occurring in Asian or African cities, the goal of improving the quality of …

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Maroc : Pose de la première pierre du nouveau terminal de l’aéroport Rabat-Salé financé par la BAD à hauteur de 75 millions d’euros

Le Roi du Maroc a procédé, mercredi 19 décembre 2018, à la pose de la première pierre du nouveau terminal de l’aéroport international de Rabat-Salé. Financé à hauteur de 75 millions d’euros par la Banque, le Projet d’extension et de modernisation de l’aéroport international de Rabat-Salé consolide l’appui historique de …

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Policy Dialogue on Facilitating the Implementation of PIDA

MEDIA ADVISORY POLICY DIALOGUE ON FACILITATING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PIDA INVITATION TO MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES WHAT: Policy Dialogue on Facilitating the Implementation of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) WHEN: 19 December 2018, 09:00 – 10:30 am WHERE: Mandela Hall, The African Union Commission, Addis Ababa Ethiopia WHO: AUC, …

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African Water Facility has raised €1.4 billion and funded 117 projects in 52 African countries

The Governing Council of the African water Facility (AWF) has commended the Facility for mobilizing over €1.4 billion for the implementation of projects. The Facility has also funded 117 national and regional projects in 52 countries, including transition states, since it began operations in 2006. The AWF received the commendation …

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Private sector is the key to Africa’s green economic transformation

The private sector is key to mobilising green investment and sustainable development in Africa. Climate change presents a US$3 trillion investment opportunity in Africa by 2030. 75% of the investment is expected to come from the private sector to complement public sector financing. This calls for innovative approaches to attract …

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Making climate finance available to local actors

Climate change continues to be one of the greatest challenges for 21st century diplomacy, and is at the heart of current international governance discussions. The 5th International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report affirms that Africa is the continent most vulnerable to climate change, posing a serious threat to the region’s geopolitics, …

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Accelerating project preparation and financing water projects in Africa

Africa’s population is projected to reach 1.6 billion by 2030, which translates into a need to produce at least 50% more food; and at least a tenfold increase in water needs for energy production to support socio-economic development. These challenges and the resultant increase in water demand are further aggravated …

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