The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) (www.ITFC-idb.org), signed a trade finance agreement with Invest Finance Bank (InFinBank), Uzbekistan. The US$ 15 million facility, which is the first Trade Finance Facility ITFC extending to Invest Finance Bank (InFinBank), aims to support the import and pre-export financing needs of its clientsRead More →

Journalists and filmmakers from around the world invited to send their best stories focused on the global south; Women’s solutions reporting award sponsored by the EIB (www.EIB.org); Awards now open for entries until 10 February 2022. For the second year, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is partnering with One World MediaRead More →

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) (www.IsDB.org) and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD) in partnership with the Ministry of Health in Chad carried out two cataract treatment campaigns under the second phase (Generation II) of the Alliance to Fight Avoidable Blindness (AFAB). In this regard, two cataract surgeries campaignsRead More →

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (bit.ly/3JQ7ilg), managed by the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), has approved a $1 million grant to facilitate Botswana’s transition to clean energy. The technical assistance project supports the Government of Botswana in closing critical gaps in policy, regulatory and legal frameworks, which were identifiedRead More →

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has approved a $47.09 million grant for the first phase of Mozambique’s Pemba-Lichinga Integrated Development Corridor, a Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone. The grant, from the African Development Fund, will help improve agricultural productivity and agribusiness development in the NiassaRead More →

Africa’s call for a just and inclusive energy transition has been answered through the European Union’s landmark proposal to label natural gas as a ‘green’ energy source. Historically, Africa has always fought for sustainable development because we know, first-hand, the ravaging effects that even minute changes in climate can haveRead More →