AfDB, UN join hands to improve Africa’s industrial transformation

AFRICA - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has joined partners with the African Union Commission, African governments, United Nations agencies and development finance institutions in a bid to renew support for the industrialization of African countries. The agencies have also agreed to undertake and implement joint programmes for increased development impact, especially in mobilization of…

Ghana, Ivory Coast seek loan to add value to cocoa 

GHANA - Ghana and Ivory Coast are seeking a joint US$1.2 billion loan facility from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to establish warehouses and set up chocolate manufacturing facilities, a senior Ghanaian government official has said. The plea is in response to the sharp decline of the price of cocoa on the world market, the…

AfDB debuts platform to build Africa’s food and cuisine value chain

IVORY COAST - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has partnered with a number of organisations with a goal to boost the contribution of the food and culinary sector in Africa, thereby creating jobs and improving the economies across the Continent The Bank, through an online initiative, is advocating closer linkages between development partners and policy-makers…