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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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New analysis shows onshore wind energy potential can power Africa

Developing Africa’s huge onshore wind energy potential can boost its transition to affordable and reliable clean energy.
AfDB aid Mauritania to advance climate risk management solutions

Mauritania: AfDB grant to advance climate risk management solutions

The African Development Bank’s has approved a grant of $2.1 million to boost the Mauritania’s resilience against climate related shocks.
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Mauritania to lift structural obstacles hampering private sector development

The second Economic Update for Mauritania published by the World Bank. shows growth rising from 3% in 2017 to 3.6% in 2018, owing to Government’s fiscal prudence and reforms.
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Mauritania: Gov seeks solar electrical equipment

Deadline date: 18 October 2018 The government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is inviting interested bidders to submit sealed bids for the supply and installation of solar electricity in three separate lots. Eligible bidders meeting the...
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Mauritania seeks to appoint a renewable energy expert

Mauritania is a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Change Climate and as such, it was active in the negotiations of the Paris Climate Agreement adopted at the Conference of the Parties...

Mauritania: SOMELEC plans to erect 225kV transmission lines

The government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania has obtained funding from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) and intends to use part of it to cover the costs of the...

Eleven Sahel countries to benefit from AfDB funding

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed to spending $12 billion over four years (2016-2020) in 11 Sahel countries, in bids to improve energy development on the continent. The countries include Burkina Faso, Djibouti, Eritrea,...
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World Bank approves $20m IDA grant for Mauritania

The World Bank has approved a $20 million International Development Association (IDA) grant to Mauritania to enhance the country’s capacity to negotiate investment agreements for developing the Great Tortue Ahmeyim, a large gas reserve...