AfDB Regional Economic Outlook 2020: COVID-19 response and economic diversification crucial to growth recovery in Southern Africa, the most affected region

July 30, 2020 Impact of COVID-19 in South Africa projected to affect the rest of Southern African economies A higher level of preparedness is urgently needed to prevent and mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Post COVID-19: Africa’s growth stands to rebound to 3% in 2021 – AfDB

July 13, 2020 Governments and development partners must respond in a more coordinated, targetted and rapid manner to be effective in limiting impact. An additional 49 million Africans could be pushed...

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JICA, others provide $600m syndicated loan to COCOBOD

July 7, 2020 Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and other development finance institutions (DFIs) have announced a $600 million credit facility for COCOBOD’s...

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AfDB joins WTO and other MDBs to support trade finance amid COVID-19 crisis

July 7, 2020 Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, multilateral development banks have stepped up their trade finance programs to support essential imports and key exports. The African...

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Countries must produce quality goods for AfCFTA market – ITC

March 9, 2020 For the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to be successful, it is important that countries ensure products produced by their entrepreneurs are of the highest quality...

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AU, AfDB sign US$4.8m grant earmarked for continental free trade secretariat

August 9, 2019 The African Development Bank Group on Monday signed a US$4.8million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area...

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Africa Investment Forum: Partners reaffirm commitment to close Africa’s infrastructure gap

March 27, 2019 Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 25 March 2019 – The African Development Bank, heads of 34 leading financial institutions covering Africa and other partners of the Africa Investment Forum...

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