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Construction / Infrastructure in Côte d'Ivoire

  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Lagos-Abidjan highway gets boost

    ABIDJAN, 2014/02/01 The plan by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to build a highway from Lagos, Nigeria, to Abidjan in Cote d'Ivoire, got a major boost on Thursday as the Heads of Governments in the sub-region approved US$50 million for the project. The ECOWAS leaders as well approved the request by the ECOWAS works ministers to be allowed to approach the African Development Bank (AfDB) for provision of an extra US$16.6 million for the detailed designs of the project.
  • Ivorian President will inaugurate the northern motorway

    ABIDJAN, 2013/12/06 Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara will officially inaugurate the northern motorway that links the economic capital of Abidjan to the political and administrative capital, Yamoussoukro, on 10 Dec. 2013, PANA reported Wednesday. Work on the Motorway, which was built at a cost of 136 billion FCAF (US$281 million), was carried out in two phases with the rehabilitation of the old motorway and the construction of a new 85km-long motorway with two lanes that links Singrobo to Yamoussoukro.
  • Côte d'Ivoire Poised At a Development Crossroad

    ABIDJAN, 2013/11/20  All over the Ivorian economic capital, Abidjan, large cranes, involved in the construction of new buildings and highways, are dotted across the city skyline. Any minute at this time this city, which is split in two by a lagoon, will have a second port terminal, a fourth bridge and several overpasses and other major infrastructure that are expected to metamorphose Abidjan's landscape. Business is clearly improving in this West African country. Côte d'Ivoire's booming business successes have been highlighted by the World Bank "Doing Business 2014" statement, where its economy was ranked 20th for having made the majority significant development in its business environment since 2005.
  • Capital city’s road network

    ABIDJAN, 2013/02/17 With essential backing from external donors presently secured, Côte d’Ivoire is rolling out a raft of projects aimed at rebuilding much of its infrastructure following additional than a decade of conflict. External financing remains a key component of Côte d’Ivoire’s efforts to drive forward its infrastructure projects due to insufficient lending from local banks.