Uganda oil refinery gets funding

Uganda-Tanzania Refined Oil Products Pipeline Project has received funding from the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF). The 1,403 kilometre oil refinery is among the eight projects set to get total funding of $ 14.83 million funding. The oil project was approved with oversight from the East African Community Secretariat. Laying of the pipeline from the …

NEPAD-IPPF and ECOWAS PPDU discuss collaboration to strengthen infrastructure project preparation in West Africa

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) held discussions with the Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Unit (PPDU) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) based in Lomé, Togo, with a view to strengthening collaboration on the preparation of regional infrastructure projects in West Africa. The two …

Lapsset corridor project receives a grant of us $ 1.93 m from African Development Bank to accelerate development of Lamu Port

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided a sum to a tune of US $ 1,936,560 to the Lamu Port -South Sudan – Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor Development Authority (LCDA). The Grant is to facilitate the preparation of the Lamu Port Project for bankability specifically, the procurement of the much needed transaction advisory services and related technical assistance; this enables …

AfDB gives Sh195m grant for Lamu port

Efforts by the government to attract investors to help build 29 berths at the proposed Lamu port has received a boost from African Development Bank. The pan-African lender last week gave a $1.9 million (about Sh194.86 million) grant to cater for advisory services and technical support in developing a feasible plan for the port. The funds, through AfDB’s New Partnership …

Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for Women in a changing Energy Value Chain in West Africa

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD-IPPF), is organizing a 4-day workshop, which will culminate with the launch of the regional project on Feasibility Study on Business Opportunities for women in a changing Energy Value change in West Africa. The workshop …