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    • A Beninese farmer transplanting Nerica rice. The African Development Fund partial credit guarantee will allow Benin to raise funds to invest in sustainable development sectors such as agriculture.
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Benin: African Development Fund to Provide Partial Credit Guarantee to Facilitate Resource Mobilization for Sustainable Development Goals

The partial credit guarantee will enable Benin to raise funds in foreign currency from international investors for expenditures related to meeting SDG targets

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund, the concessional lending arm of the African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org), has approved a partial credit guarantee to support Benin’s mobilization of financing to meet United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targets. The partial credit guarantee will enable Benin to raise…

Source: High Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania Abuja, Nigeria |

Tanzania: His Excellency. Dr. Bens Alfred Bana undertakes a working visit to the Republic of Benin to the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Project by Government of Benin and ARISE-IIB/GDIZ

A business mission will be undertaken by ARISE-IIP in Tanzania to explore the possibility of investing in cashewnut processing, marketing and sales

On 23rd and 24th September, 2022, the Tanzania High Commissioner, Dr. Benson Alfred Bana accompanied by the Economic Affairs Attaché, Mr. Philbert Peter had a working visit in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. They visited the Industrial Zone project under construction. The massive project is a joint venture between the Government…

Source: AIPS Africa |

International Sports Press Association (AIPS) Africa President Mitchell Obi to receive honorary doctorate in Benin Republic

The award comes as part of the University’s 2022 programme to honour distinguished Africans, who have excelled in various fields

One of Nigeria’s finest sports journalists, Mitchell Obi, is being celebrated abroad for his many years of quality devotion in the development of sports in Africa. Reverred as the Master, for his all-round appreciation and mastery of every department of the sports sector, Obi, president of the AIPS Africa and…

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    • The Batonga Foundation partners with The Mastercard Foundation to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the International Day of the Girl
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The Batonga Foundation partners with The Mastercard Foundation to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the International Day of the Girl

This year’s celebrations, to be held under the global theme, “Our Time is Now – our rights, our future”

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl (IDG), the Batonga Foundation (BatongaFoundation.org) is calling on local, national, and  international institutions and partners to join them in forming an alliance to accelerate the rights of girls in remote areas to reach their full potential, make their…

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Sèmè City Accelerating Search for Anglophone Partners to Develop New Education, Research, and Entrepreneurship Projects

Search for International Partners to Enhance the Employability of Young People in Benin and on the Continent

The Sèmè City Development Agency (Sèmè City) (https://www.SemeCity.bj/), a flagship project of the Government of Benin's action plan, announced today that it is scaling up its strategic efforts to improve the training and professional integration of youth with a particular focus on Anglophone partners. Potential partners are invited to submit…

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Minister of Foreign Affairs in Benin Meets Qatar's Acting Charge D'affaires

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations were reviewed

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation of the Republic of Benin Aurelien Agbenonci met with Acting Charge D'affaires of the Embassy of the State of Qatar in Benin Hamad bin Dhaen Al Kuwari. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations were reviewed.

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Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) rolls out its national digital academy in Benin

The launch concurred with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Smart Africa Alliance Benin’s Ministry of Digital Affairs and Digitalisation

Smart Africa’s capacity building arm, the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) (https://SADA.atingi.org/) in partnership with Benin’s Ministry of Digital Affairs and Digitalisation have launched a national digital academy in the country, demonstrating yet again the initiative’s unrelenting effort to boost digital skills on the African continent. The launch concurred with…

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Residents of Benin’s Ouémé Valley Increase Their Incomes, Thanks to an African Development Fund Project

The project, expected to close in December 2022, received $74.83 million in co-funding from the African Development Bank Group's concessional arm, the African Development Fund

Following its launch in Benin in 2013, the Ouémé Valley Rural Infrastructure Support Project (https://bit.ly/3bnewkj) successfully improved the incomes of local populations. Rice farmers in the region now earn $361.47 a year, surpassing the target of $221.99. The project, expected to close in December 2022, received $74.83 million in co-funding from…

Source: Amnesty International |

Benin – Togo: Fight against armed groups must not justify human rights violations

The authorities of Benin and Togo have adopted exceptional measures in response to attacks by armed groups

Authorities in Benin and Togo must ensure that the fight against armed groups respects human rights, Amnesty International said today, amid reports of arbitrary arrests and detentions and violations of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and expression, and as French President Emmanuel Macron visits Benin on 27 and…

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Webb Fontaine Awarded Contract with Benin Government for Implementation of New Customs System in Replacement of ASYCUDA World

The project strengthens Webb Fontaine’s long-standing partnership with Benin Government, who has ambitions to expand and develop into one of the region’s most technologically advanced trade environments

Webb Fontaine (https://WebbFontaine.com/), a leading provider of advanced and innovative trade and Customs services, has announced it’s Customs Webb solution has been chosen by Benin as their new Customs system, in replacement of ASYCUDA World. The project strengthens Webb Fontaine’s long-standing partnership with Benin Government, who has ambitions to expand…