Economic & Financial Governance

25-Nov-2019

AMI - Togo - Cabinet pour l’évaluation et l’actualisation du schéma directeur informatique du ministère de l’économie et des finances - PAGFI

Le Gouvernement de la République Togolaise a reçu un financement au titre de la Facilité d’Appui à la Transition (FAT) à travers le Fonds Africain de Développement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement afin de couvrir le coût du Projet d’Appui à la Gouvernance Fiscale (PAGFI), et à l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce don pour financer le contrat de l’évaluation et de l’actualisation du Schéma Directeur Informatique (SDI) du Ministère de l’Économie et des Finances (MEF).
08-Nov-2019

Cameroun : la Banque africaine de développement prête 18 millions de dollars pour renforcer la gestion des finances publiques

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a donné son accord, mercredi 6 novembre, pour un prêt de 18,1 millions de dollars américains du Fonds africain de développement en faveur des finances publiques du Cameroun. Cet appui financier, pour la mise en œuvre du Projet d’appui au renforcement de la gestion des finances publiques (PARGEFIP), doit contribuer à améliorer la performance, l’intégrité et la transparence dans la gestion des finances publiques. Le défi actuel du Cameroun, en matière de finances publiques, est double, selon Racine Kane, directeur adjoint...
29-Oct-2019

Angola: African Development Bank approves $165 million for economic diversification

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Tuesday approved a $165 million loan to finance part of Angola’s three-year economic diversification support program intended to restore the country’s macroeconomic stability. The Angolan government is implementing reforms to diversify its oil-dependent economy and has adopted measures to improve human and social development to restore fiscal balance after the economy was hit by a global slump in oil prices and repeated droughts. The program aims to prioritize and promote the production and export of non-oil products and to...
24-Oct-2019

EOI - Gambia - Consulting Firm to conduct network security audit for the Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) - ISEFG Phase III

The Government of the Gambia has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Institutional Support for Economic and Financial Governance (ISEFG) Phase III Project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Recruitment of a Consulting Firm to conduct network security audit for GRA.
08-Oct-2019

EOI - Gambia - Drafting of regulations and guidelines for the full implementation of UN and FATF requirements on prevention of terrorism and terrorism financing - IGPISP

The Financial Intelligence Unit of The Gambia (FIU) is an agency established by the Government of the Republic of The Gambia to combat Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and other Criminal Conducts as provided in the Anti-Money Laundering and Combating of Terrorist Financing (AML/CTF) Act 2012. The FIU works closely with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) style regional body called the Inter-Governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) for the full implementation of the FATF requirements on the prevention of money laundering and terrorism financing. Part...
09-Sep-2019

Lesotho - E-Government Infrastructure Project - Appraisal Report

The objective of the project is the enhancement of good governance by the deployment of a modern and secure e-government broadband infrastructure. Specifically, the project shall enhance coordination of public service delivery across ministries, key agencies and local governments. The Project will also strengthen existing Government data centers and portals; and improve access to e-services for state building such as automated administrative services including e-payroll; civil registration; e-health, e-procurement, e-customs;and,revenue management. The total estimated cost of the project is...
06-Sep-2019

Chad - Business Climate Improvement and Economic Diversification Support Project - Appraisal Report

PACADET’s objective is to promote private sector development and economic diversification in order to lay the groundwork for inclusive economic development in Chad. Its operational objectives are to improve the investment climate by implementing two major components, namely: (i) Supporting public and private sector dialogue and investment climate reform; and (ii) Supporting entrepreneurship and investment promotion.
06-Sep-2019

Tanzania - The Governance and Economic Competitiveness Support Programme (GECSP) – Supplementary Financing - Appraisal Report

The goal of the supplemental financing, which is aligned with the GECSP, is to support reform efforts aimed at improving Tanzania’s business enabling environment and enhance private sector development. It specifically targets interventions geared towards improving the performance of the energy sector which is critical to attaining accessible, reliable and affordable power in Tanzania. This will ultimately help improve access to and reduce the cost of energy thereby impacting positively on private sector development and the business environment. The stated goal is in line with component 3 or...
02-Sep-2019

Central African Republic - Economic and Financial Reform Support Programme (approved)

PAREF comes in a context of normalization of the country’s institutions, with the adoption of a new constitution in December 2015 and the election of a new president in February 2016. The Programme is part of continuing measures supported by the two Crisis Response Budget Support (CRBS) operations, which assisted the transitional government in restoring the capacities of the financial and social administration. PAREF will include more structuring measures to help boost the economy and improve public finance management. The implementation of programme measures are expected to result in(i) an...
28-Jun-2019

AMI – Mali - Consultant (Firme) pour la conception, le développement et le déploiement d’un Système d’Informations foncières / Guichet Unique du Foncier (SIF/GUF) au Mali – PACEM

Le Gouvernement de la République du Mali a reçuunfinancement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développementafin de couvrir le coût du Projet d’Appui à la Compétitivité de l’Economie Malienne (PACEM), et a l’intention d’utiliserune partie des sommes accordéesau titre de ce donpourfinancer lecontrat deservices de consultant pour la conception, le développement et le déploiement d’un Système d’Informations foncières / Guichet Unique du Foncier (SIF/GUF) au Mali.
28-Jun-2019

AMI – Mali - Consultant individuel spécialiste supérieur en promotion des opportunités d’investissement dans le domaine de l’élevage pour le compte de l’Agence pour la Promotion des Investissements au Mali (API-Mali) - PACEM

Le Gouvernement de la République du Maliareçuun financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développementafin de couvrir le coût duProjet d’Appui à la Compétitivité de l’Economie Malienne (PACEM), et a l’intention d’utiliserune partie des sommes accordéesau titre de ce donpourfinancerlecontrat deservices d’un Consultant individuel spécialiste supérieur en promotion des opportunités d’investissement dans le domaine de l’élevage pour le compte de l’Agence pour...
28-Jun-2019

AMI – Mali - Consultant (Firme) pour l’élaboration des outils méthodologiques et des documents standards pour la passation des marchés Partenariat Public Privé (PPP) – PACEM

Le Gouvernement de la République du Mali a reçuunfinancement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développementafin de couvrir le coût du Projet d’Appui à la Compétitivité de l’Economie Malienne (PACEM), et a l’intention d’utiliserune partie des sommes accordéesau titre de ce donpourfinancer lecontrat deservices de consultant pour l’élaboration des outils méthodologiques et des documents standardspour la passation des marchés Partenariat Public Privé (PPP).
28-Jun-2019

AMI – Mali - Consultant individuel pour l’assistance technique-expert senior en financement des industries pour le compte de l’Agence pour la Promotion des Investissements au Mali (API-Mali) - PACEM

Le Gouvernement de la République du Malia reçu un financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développementafin de couvrir le coût duProjet d’Appui à la Compétitivité de l’Economie Malienne (PACEM), et a l’intention d’utiliserunepartie des sommes accordéesau titre de ce donpourfinancer le contrat deservices d’un Consultant individuel pour l’assistance technique-expert senior en financement des industries pour le compte de l’Agence pour la Promotion des Investissements au Mali (API-Mali).
26-Jun-2019

AMI – Mali - Consultant individuel pour l’assistance technique-expert senior en financement des industries pour le compte de l’Agence pour la Promotion des Investissements au Mali (API-Mali) - PACEM

24-May-2019

Strategic and Operational Framework for Regional Operations

This paper presents the African Development Bank Group’s strategic and operational framework for regional operations (ROs). This framework addresses concerns raised by Bank Group shareholders and clients about the current framework and is intended to better position the Bank Group as a major contributor to regional integration in Africa. It is important to note that ROs are an essential tool to promote regional integration more broadly, but not the only one at the Bank Group’s disposal.
24-May-2019

Corporate Governance Strategy - July 2007

The African Development Bank (“the Bank”) has fully recognized over the last few years that good governance is key to Africa’s future development. Studies have shown that it contributes to macroeconomic stability and predictability; it enhances government’s ability to implement poverty reduction policies by ensuring transparent and participatory policy-making; it enables public functions to be executed in an accountable manner and therefore increases investor confidence, and it demonstrates a country’s strong commitment to international anticorruption standards. In this way, improved...
16-May-2019

Climate Finance Bimonthly Newsletter - Issue N°27 - August-October 2014

A SET OF BOLD AND AMBITIOUS COMMITMENTS to climate finance were made during the UN Climate Summit on September 23rd, which gathered around 120 heads of state. Pledges of around US$ 2.3 billion were made to the Green Climate Fund; over 150 supporters endorsed the New York Declaration on Forests, including countries who committed to halving deforestation by 2020 and ending it by 2030; and the Global Investment Coalition on Climate Change announced that it would double investments in climate change to US$ 84 billion by 2015 as well as increase current climate change investment 10-fold between...
15-May-2019

Development Research Briefs - Lengthening Financial Contracts, an Issue in the West Africa Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) Region

The key constraints faced by the banking sector in the region include the following: • The main source of long term funding for banks is time deposits (over 24–month maturity); • The regulations by the Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest- (BCEAO) stipulate that the ratio of medium and long term loans to time deposits (transformation ratio) must not exceed 25 percent; • High corporate tax rates are a serious burden and restrict the amount of available resources to be leveraged by banks (Table 1).
14-May-2019

Economic Brief - Economic Integration to Expand or to Deepen

This brief seeks to examine the various geographically proximate African FTAs in the context of analyzing the deeper and expand models of economic integration and endeavor to indicate which of the two is likely to prevail. The compelling discussion in the brief is on the real or potential of either or both models and their robustness in driving economic integration in the continent. The brief as well highlights some of the persistent challenges that are holding Africa’s integration thus denying it measurable gains. European Union integration experiences are weaved in by way of underlining...
14-May-2019

Economic Brief - Capital Market Development in North Africa Current Status and Future Potential

Capital markets in North Africa have a long history but have been marginal to the region’s development. For the private sector to expand and flourish there is strong evidence which shows that the ability to raise equity finance is indispensable. However this investigation reveals the limited breadth and depth of the North African markets. Markets in sovereign and corporate bonds complement equity financing, but these are also underdeveloped in North Africa. The study finds that legal and regulatory provision is for the most part adequate, but there has been an absence of confidence by both...