Central Africa gets AfDB roads loan.

Position:Infrastructure - African Development Bank - Brief article

The African Development Bank (AfDB) group and Cameroon have signed a $76m loan agreement in Tunis to finance the Douala-Bangui and Douala N'djamena road corridor, linking Cameroon, the Central African Republic and Chad. The loan's principal objective is to promote intra- and inter-regional trade in the Economic and Monetary Union of Central African States (Cemac) zone as well as enhance the efficiency of the transport chain, including road infrastructure, railways and access along the Douala-Ndjamena and Douala-Bangui Corridors.

Cameroon has hailed the initiative with the country's minister of economy, planning and regional development, Louis Paul Motaze saying: "The Transport...

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