SUPPORT TO SADC COVID19 RESPONSE (AFDB-P-Z1-IBE-022)

Regions
  • Africa
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Countries
  • Lesotho
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
SADC
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Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Jun 23, 2020
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Sectors
  • Education and Health
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 4.70 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 4.70 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Jul 29, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Jun 23, 2020


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Project Description

According to AfDB website, the project aims to finance implementation of Support to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis Response in the SADC Region. The project concerns six (6) ADF Beneficiary Countries in the SADC Region. The main goal of this grant proposal is to support Six (6) SADC ADF Beneficiary Countries to contain the spread of the COVID-19 and mitigate its impacts through support to institutional strengthening and provision of medical supplies and equipment (laboratory equipment and supplies including testing kits, personal protective equipment and case management equipment (including non-invasive ventilators) while maintaining effective provision of other health and medical services to the population at national level. 

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)

UA 6,500,000

Contact Information

KGOSIDINTSI Nana Beth Gokwadilwe, AfDB

n.kgosidintsi@afdb.org 

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

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ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AfDB

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