Gambia: Support for IPPs in Greater Banjul

Issue 255 - 31 May 2013
The African Development Bank’s African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) on 28 May signed a $400,000 agreement with Gambia to provide legal assistance in negotiations for independent power projects, transmission schemes and distribution upgrades in the Greater Banjul area. The agreement was signed during the Bank’s annual meetings in Marrakech, where strengthening African governments and utilities’ negotiating capacity has been a prominent theme. The ALSF was created to provide technical legal assistance to strengthen countries’ legal and negotiation capacities in matters pertaining to infrastructure, natural resources and investment agreements.

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