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$65 million extended to Nigerian electricity sector from the EU and GIZ

The Nigerian electricity sector through its Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) will receive a $65 million investment from the European Union in collaboration with Germany’s Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
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West African Climate Competence Centre taking shape

The modern new building will house West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use's research and data centre and the graduate school for scientific data management at the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.

AfDB approves grant to kick start Desert to Power programme in Africa

The African Development Bank, through its Desert to Power initiative and a $6 million grant, is expected to transform the Sahel by tapping into the region’s abundant solar potential.
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West Africa: $465 million approved for regional electricity access

Countries in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will expand access to grid electricity to over one million people, enhance power system stability for another 3.5 million people, and increase renewable energy integration in the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP).
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Grant to improve Nigeria’s inland waterways operations announced

Afreximbank and NEXIM have greenlit a joint $750,000 grant that will bridge the gap in maritime transport infrastructure and improve trade in the region in line with the AfCFTA.
ECREEE seeks an advisor for women-owned energy businesses

ECREEE seeks an advisor for women-owned energy businesses

ECREEE is seeking the services of a transaction advisor for the mobilisation of funds for women-owned energy businesses in West Africa.

Economic resilience main focus of AfDB’s annual meetings

The 55th annual meetings of the African Development Bank and 46th meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund began in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Wednesday 26 August.
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ECOWAS region: Call for the development of waste to energy projects

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) seeks to conduct pre-feasibility studies for waste to energy projects.
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ECREEE invites consultants to express interest for WACEC programme

ECREEE is in search of consulting firms for the elaboration of the West African Clean Energy Corridor (WACEC) programme. Deadline is 24 August 2020.
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World Bank programme to enable electricity trade in West Africa

The World Bank Board approved a total of $300 million in credits and grants to support reforms that will help promote electricity trade in West Africa.

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