AfDB

AfDB signs five-year agreement to use FIDIC standard contracts

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) (FIDIC.org) has secured a major agreement with the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) that will see the international funding organisation include the use of seven FIDIC standard contracts for the next five years.

Angola: African Development Bank Approves $165 Million for Economic Diversification

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) 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.

AU calls for further financial input for the NEPAD-IPPF

The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ended with calls for increased investments to accelerate the closure of Africa’s infrastructure gap.