Guinea: AfDB focuses on energy development

Issue 324 - 27 May 2016 | 2 minute read

African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina’s visit to Guinea on 16-17 May was focused on developing the country’s energy sector. Guinea plans to harness its hydro potential to power domestic mining and supply the region. The estimated cost of its planned energy schemes totals some $4bn.There had been reports that differences emerged between Adesina and Guinean President Alpha Condé during December’s COP21 climate talks in Paris about the best way to manage the funds promised by donors.

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