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07 Jun 2018 description

To boost agricultural production and productivity in the Sudan, the Bank approved US $42 million in concessional grants from the African Development Fund to support the National Agriculture Investment Plan.

Mohamed Zaghloul, Executive Director representing Egypt and Djibouti, said, “The Bank’s support to the development of key agricultural value chains and market access is timely and will go a long way in helping Sudan in its efforts to revive its agriculture sector.”

02 Jun 2018 description

The African Development Bank Director General for East Africa, Gabriel Negatu, and Sudan’s State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Magdi Yassin, presided over the signing ceremony of a grant agreement (Rural Livelihoods’ Adaptation to Climate Change in the Horn of Africa II) of about US $7 million on May 23, 2018 during the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea.

01 Jun 2018 description

The African Development Bank’s Director General for the East African Region, Gabriel Negatu, and Sudan’s State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Magdi Yassin, presided over the signing ceremony of a US $1-million grant agreement to facilitate Sudan’s access to debt relief and to reintegrate it into the global economy.

20 Feb 2018 description

The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.

17 Jun 2017 description

Ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced that it would work with partners to accelerate the implementation of the Drought Resilience Sustainable Livelihood Support Programme (DRSLP) in the Horn of Africa.

05 Jan 2017 description

On 21 December 2016, the Federal Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of Sudan, Badr Eldien Mahmoud Abass and the Resident Representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr. Abdul Kamara signed an agreement for $29 million to finance the Empowering novel agri-business led employment for the youth (ENABLE Youth) in Sudan.

15 Dec 2016 description

In collaboration with the UK Department of International Development (DfID), the African Development Bank (AfDB) concluded a project identification mission to Port Sudan on December 13, 2016. The mission sought to hold discussions with authorities and stakeholders on the possibility for the AfDB to finance the Port Sudan Priority Water and Sanitation (PSPWS) project as part of its joint efforts with DfID to address Port Sudan’s short-, medium- and long-term water needs.

21 Oct 2016 description

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $20-million equity investment in Rx Healthcare Fund (RxHF) to help improve healthcare delivery across the continent.

12 Jan 2016 description

On Monday, December 14, 2015, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Sudan launched the US $26-million Water Sector Reforms and Institutional Capacity Development project, which will benefit West Kordofan State and some federal water sector institutions. The project is funded with an AfDB grant of US $22 million over the next five years, financed from the Bank’s Transitional Support Facility and its Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative.

03 Dec 2015 description

Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa.

The initiative, a pan-African proposal to “green” the continent from West to East intends to fight desertification. The project, which began five years ago, aims to tackle poverty and degradation of soils in the Sahel-Saharan region, on the 8,000-kilometre-long strip of land stretching from Dakar to Djibouti.

27 Nov 2015 description

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), launched, on Monday, November 22, the Sudan component of Phase II of the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood Program for the Horn of Africa (DRSLP-II).

11 Sep 2015 description

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 9 committed a grant of US $22-million to finance water and sanitation facilities in the West Kordofan State of Sudan and a country-wide Institutional Capacity Development Program.

More than 130,000 people (69,000 women) in the rural areas of West Kordofan State are targeted beneficiaries. Water supply points will also benefit approximately 730,000 heads of livestock.

13 Apr 2015 description

From April 4-9, a team from the Sudan Country Office of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the project management staff of Darfur Water Project (DWP) for Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, undertook a Mission to Darfur to supervise the Darfur Water Project. The team was joined by technical staff from the United Nations African Union Hybrid Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

28 Oct 2014 description
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Regional initiative in support of the Horn of Africa

UN Secretary-General, WBG and IsDBG Presidents, and other Agency Heads Visit Region to Link Peace Efforts with Economic Progress

26 Sep 2014 description

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 24, 2014 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2014-2016 and Country Portfolio Performance Review which identify challenges and opportunities to guide the Bank’s programmes and operational activities in Sudan over the next three years.

22 Mar 2014 description

A delegation of nine Executive Directors (EDs) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) visited Sudan from March 15-20, 2014 to engage with the Government and stakeholders in a dialogue on strategic economic, social and development issues of common interest.

12 Feb 2014 description

On February 10, 2014, the African Development Bank’s Resident Representative in Sudan, Abdul Kamara, led a mission to White Nile State to supervise the Emergency Assistance that is rehabilitating schools affected by floods. The mission was accompanied by an audiovisual profile team that seeks to profile AfDB-financed projects in the broader East Africa Region. The mission was received by State Commissioner Mohamed Ali Fadlala, responsible for Ed Deweim locality at the Directorate of Education in White Nile State.