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12 June 2024
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Finance and other

New AfDB role for Max Magor Ndiaye

AfDB has appointed Max Magor Ndiaye as Senior Director of Syndications, the Africa Investment Forum and Client Solutions.Ndiaye is a seasoned structured finance, risk...

04 June 2024
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Mining

Vale, BNDES partner on critical minerals projects call

Vale and BNDES have launched a public call to select an investment fund focused on research, development, implementation or operation of strategic mineral assets for...

29 May 2024

NEXI, IFC, MIGA bolster funding in developing countries

MIGA and IFC signed three-year cooperation agreements with Japanese ECA NEXI to promote foreign direct investment in developing countries.  The cooperation between...

21 May 2024

British Embassy Zagreb invites bids for Impact Fund

The British Embassy in Zagreb is inviting organisations to submit project proposals for potential funding from its Impact Fund. This year, the call will focus on...

08 May 2024

Four global development partners pledge new support to LLF 2.0

IsDB, ADFD, BMGF, and KSrelief have joined forces to provide an additional $219 million in donor support for a total of 37 projects in 22 IsDB member countries through...

07 May 2024

Shona Tatchell: EBRD's new head of trade facilitation on digitalisation and sustainability

In her first interview since her appointment on 7 May, Shona Tatchell, the new head of trade and supply chain finance, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development...

03 May 2024

Greasing the cogs of ECA and DFI cooperation

Could the recent rapid growth in untied ECA lending make collaboration with DFIs and MDBs easier in the future?

26 April 2024
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Finance and other

MDB callable capital: What's next?

After a year's research, ODI has released six papers detailing the legal, policy, budgetary, stress, risk, and financial implications of MDB callable capital – research...

25 April 2024
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Agriculture/food chain

JICA finances Nigeria's food security and agricultural sector reform

JICA has signed a loan agreement with the Government of Nigeria, providing an ODA loan of up to JPY15 billion ($96.7 million) to address the country's food security...

22 April 2024
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Finance and other

World Bank financing tools receive major funding boost

New financial instruments designed to boost lending capacity and enable the World Bank Group to take on more risk for shared global challenges have received a significant...

16 April 2024

Atlante to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Italy

Atlante has been granted funding for the third time from the EU's Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Facility (AFIF) financing program. The latest grant amounts to...

15 April 2024
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Renewable energy

Mendubim solar project officially inaugurated

The IDB Invest-backed Mendubim solar project in Brazil has been inaugurated.The project is an example of IDB Invest's new originate-to-share business model, focused...

12 April 2024

CGD issues 2024 MDB Reform Tracker

The Center for Global Development (CGD) has released its 2024 MDB Reform Tracker – just ahead of the IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings next week.According to the...

09 April 2024
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Finance and other

AFC says 2023 was its most impactful year

AFC has experienced its most impactful year yet, despite global challenges in 2023. The group successfully expanded projects and investments across various sectors...

04 April 2024
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Climate finance

Brazilian government signs contract for BRL10.4 bn from the Climate Fund

Brazil's Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MMA) and BNDES have entered into a contract for the management of resources from the Climate Fund. The...

02 April 2024
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Finance and other

World Bank to issue $1bn hybrid note

The World Bank is set to make its debut in the capital markets this year with a hybrid note issue worth up to $1 billion.The move comes as development banks face...

25 March 2024

IFC invests in new 4DX ventures fund

IFC is investing $10.5 million in a new fund by 4DX Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm focused on supporting early-stage African technology companies across...

22 March 2024
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Finance and other

CDB's Solomon talks challenges and change

Climate change grabs the global headlines but it is not the only major issue facing the nations of the Caribbean. Isaac Solomon, Acting President of the Caribbean...

15 March 2024
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Finance and other, Social projects

DFC provides $8m to USPlus

DFC has provided a $8 million senior unsecured debt funding to US Plus Ltd, with Verdant Capital acting as the sole advisor and arranger of company's international...

14 March 2024

World Bank supports Croatia advance next-generation reforms

The World Bank has approved financing to support Croatia’s continued enhancement and modernization of digital land administration services. The project will...