Source: The World Bank Group |

World Bank Supports Cabo Verde to Build a Resilient and Equitable Recovery

This operation, the second in a series of two, builds on the first DPF, and is aligned with the Government’s Strategic Plan for Sustainable Development (PEDSII) 2022-2026

Cabo Verde will be better able to address the impact of the war in Ukraine and increase resilience to future shocks, particularly climate-related shocks, with a US$52.5 million Development Policy Financing (DPF) approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors on November 17. The operation comprises a direct budget…

Source: FAO Regional Office for Africa |

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) discusses the new Country Programming Framework (CPF) 2023-2027 with partners in Cabo Verde

This is FAO's planning and programming instrument that translates the agency's strategy into actions aligned with Cabo Verde's priorities

FAO, in partnership with the government, organized two national strategic consultation workshops in the cities of Praia and Mindelo on the new Country Programming Framework for the period 2023-2027. This is FAO's planning and programming instrument that translates the agency's strategy into actions aligned with Cabo Verde's priorities. As such,…

Source: World Food Programme (WFP) |

World Food Programme (WFP) and the government of Cabo Verde join forces to support school children amidst the socio-economic crisis driven by COVID-19 and the conflict in Ukraine

WFP will purchase and transport food for school meals, using existing procurement platforms to cost-effectively source the food, while ensuring that national food quality standards are met

A week after schools reopened in Cabo Verde, the Government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Regional Integration, and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), today, signed an agreement to meet the food and nutrition needs of nearly 90,000 school children through the national school feeding programme. “The agreement…

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Upgraded Maio Port to transform economy, boost trade in Cabo Verde

The modernization of the Ports of Maio and Palmeira cost €36 million, with the African Development Bank providing €17.87 million

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina on Wednesday inaugurated the upgraded Port of Maio in Cabo Verde, which will help reduce sea travel time to the capital Praia, and boost trade. The modernization of the Ports of Maio and Palmeira cost €36 million, with the African Development…

Source: Africa Oil Week |

Industry, Trade and Energy Minister Hon. Alexandre Dias Monteiro of Cape Verde To Attend Africa Oil Week 2022

Strongest presence of Ministers and Government officials attending Africa Oil Week

Africa Oil Week (https://Africa-OilWeek.com) is honoured to welcome Hon. Alexandre Dias Monteiro of Cape Verde to Africa Oil Week 2022. Hon. Alexandre Dias Monteiro is attending the leading Oil and Gas event in Cape Town, South Africa held by Hyve Group Plc. This unmissable event, home of the African Upstream,…

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African Development Bank president to inaugurate Port of Maio during visit to Cabo Verde

The President will travel to Cabo Verde at the invitation of Prime Minister, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva

African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina will inaugurate the upgraded Port of Maio on Wednesday during a three-day visit to Cabo Verde. The President will travel to Cabo Verde at the invitation of Prime Minister, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva. In 2018, the African Development Bank…

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Video News Release: Former Swiss international Gelson Fernandes speaks to Living Football about his new role at FIFA

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On August 1, former Swiss international midfielder Gelson Fernandes was named FIFA’s (www.FIFA.com) Director Member Associations Africa. His first mission was to lead a FIFA delegation on a four-day visit of Cabo Verde, the place of his birth, during which it unveiled facilities such as new artificial pitches and the…

Source: Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) |

ECOWAS strengthens capacity of Cybercrime First Responders

The reliance on information communication technology is more pervasive in society, with an increased use in personal devices across the region

The ECOWAS Commission within the framework of the Organised Crime: West African Response on Cybersecurity and fight against Cybercrime” (OCWAR-C) project and in collaboration with the Council of Europe and INTERPOL held an E-Evidence and First Responders Training of Trainers workshop in Praia, Cabo Verde from 25 – 29 July…

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Cabo Verde Ready to Face the Future

More artificial pitches will be installed in the future and FIFA will continue to support Cabo Verde

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) delegation pays a visit to Cabo Verde; Island nation engaged in several FIFA Forward projects; New facilities will help develop the game A FIFA delegation completed a four-day visit of Cabo Verde on Thursday 28 July, during which it unveiled facilities such as new artificial pitches and the…

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B-roll Video Release: FIFA Commissions Development Projects in Cape Verde

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This Thursday 28 July marked the end of a four-day visit by a FIFA (https://www.FIFA.com/) delegation to Cape Verde to inaugurate facilities financed under FIFA Forward, such as the installation of synthetic turf pitches or the renovation of the technical center and the headquarters of the Cape Verdean Football Federation.…