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The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has inked a AED169mn (US$ 46mn) loan agreement to construct a vital 77km highway linking two of the most important cities in Tanzania: Kidaho and Ovinza. This road is part of a key highway linking the western part of the country with Dar as Salam in the east.

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Millions for key developmental project in Burkina Faso

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed an agreement to provide AED36.73mn (US$10mn) as a concessionary loan to Burkina Faso's government.

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Moving into mobile financial services

The world's biggest handset manufacturer Nokia has teamed with Obopay to launch a mobile financial management and payments service targeted at unbanked people in developing countries.

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Helping farmers in Zimbabwe grow food

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has started a major operation in support of small scale farmers in Zimbabwe as part of its joint efforts with the European Union (EU) to fight hunger this year.

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Investment in agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization and the Islamic Development Bank have reached a $1bn agreement to fund agricultural development.

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