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IFC and Niger to boost access to clean power through new...

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the government of Niger have announced that they will be developing up to 50MW of grid-connected solar power. The power generated will be equivalent to roughly 20% of the country’s installed capacity.
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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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$570 million power transmission line to link four west African countries

The governments of Nigeria, Togo, Burkina Faso and the Niger Republic have put together the final touches to the execution of a planned $570 million transmission line which runs across the four countries.
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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.
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AfDB country gender profiles highlight prevalence of stereotypes

African women are still disproportionately affected by poverty and the COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating gender equalities, according to new country gender profiles developed by the African Development Bank.
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Niger: $5.6 million from AfDB to deal with climate change

The AfDB will disburse $5,6 million to Niger to implement its Africa Disaster Risk Management Funding Programme (ADRiFi).
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Exploring productive use of energy in Niger

German university TH Köln is setting up a solar energy system at a school in the Dossa region of Niger to demonstrate how the productive use of power can strengthen rural economies.
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West Africa: Call for consultants to vie for WAPP NorthCore Project

Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger seeks consultants for updating inventories and censuses in the right-of-way planned for lines and substations under the WAPP NorthCore Project, deadline for submissions is 20 June 2020.
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West Africa: Hydro to support solar and wind in smart renewable...

The Smart Renewable Electricity Portfolios in West Africa study explores hydropower's support of intermittent solar and wind in a climate-friendly manner.

Official launch: Climate Change Development and Adaptation Programme

The African Development Bank, the Government of Mali and the Niger River Basin Authority this week launched the Integrated Program for Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the River Basin Niger.

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