5. 4. 2016
The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, April 5, 2016 had a one-day visit in Maputo, Mozambique[...]
"We are in a process of revitalizing our economy and we focus on the following priority areas: agriculture, energy and infrastructure. [...]" the Minister of Economy and Finance Adriano Maleiane said.
The Bank's "High 5s" [...]
The AfDB plans to create an energy sector fund of US $12 billion [...] and further [...] to ensure universal access to electricity in Africa by 2025.
"The Bank also plans [...]" Adesina added. [...] the development of regional projects and transnational roads.
Adesina was also received by President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi. The Bank President applauded his efforts to increase the country's economy and pledged to substantially increase the financial support of the Bank to the country, and to assist in the following areas: [...] young people and the fight against floods and drought.
On Friday, April 1, the African Development Bank President announced a package of US $549 million in support of the 14 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa most affected by extreme drought. Six countries are severely impacted and require immediate assistance from the Bank's emergency resources. [...] Ethiopia, [...] Lesotho, Malawi [...] and Swaziland. [...] in 2016 and a further US $14 million for a wider drought-related plan in 2017.
[...] AfDB Group has contributed approximately US $2 billion for 95 operations. These funds [...]