July 1

Nigeria, Other ECOWAS Members Secure $2 Million Grant for Electricity Reforms

By Geoff Iyatse

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) has approved a technical assistance grant of $2 million to fund research that will contribute to electricity reforms across members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), including Nigeria

ADF, a concessional finance window of the African Development Bank (AfDB), was set up to support economic and social development in 38 least developed countries on the continent. It provides concessional funding for projects as well as technical assistance for reaches and capacity-building.

Photo courtesy of Lukas Bato.

Source: The Guardian Nigeria (link opens in a new window)

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