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The Digital Economy for Africa Initiative

The Digital Economy Initiative for Africa (DE4A) aims to ensure that every individual, business, and government in Africa will be digitally enabled by 2030 in support of the African Union “Digital Transformation Strategy for Africa.”

DE4A Operations

The list represents active operations approved since July 1, 2020. Each operation is tagged by their contribution to respective DE4A key pillars or use cases. (last update: 1/10/2021)

FYQtrProject IDProject NameCountryApproval Date
(as of board presentation)
DE4A key pillars or use cases
FY21Q1P167543Niger: Smart Villages for rural growth and digital inclusionNigerJuly 8, 2020#Infrastructure #Financial Services
FY21Q1P166570Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcomes Project Additional FinancingGhanaJuly 8, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P167054Comoros Financial Inclusion ProjectComorosJuly 9, 2020#Financial Services
FY21Q1P169921GAMBIA - Emergency Education COVID-19 ResponseGambia, TheJuly 10, 2020#Infrastructure #Skills
FY21Q1P170452KENYA GPE COVID 19 LEARNING CONTINUITY IN BASIC EDUCATION PROJECTKenyaJuly 13, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P170561Secondary Education and Skills Development ProjectCameroonJuly 16, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P170664Uganda Secondary Education Expansion ProjectUgandaJuly 23, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P173282Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and EmpowermentNigeriaJuly 28, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P174033Sierra Leone Economic Diversification ProjectSierra LeoneJuly 28, 2020#Businesses
FY21Q1P174035Governance of Extractives for Local Development & COVID-19 response ProjectNigerAugust 3, 2020#Public Sector Platform #Financial Services #Use Cases
FY21Q1P174059Sudan Education COVID-19 ResponseSudanAugust 4, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P174166AF - Liberia: Public Financial Management Reforms for Institutional StrengtheningLiberiaAugust 11, 2020#Public Sector Platform
FY21Q1P174186Togo COVID-19 Education Response ProjectTogoAugust 18, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P174206Ethiopia: COVID-19 Education Response ProjectEthiopiaAugust 19, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P174220Edo Basic Education Sector and Skills Transformation OperationNigeriaAugust 25, 2020#Skills #Use Cases
FY21Q1P164212Burkina Faso - Education Access and Quality Improvement Project Additional FinancingBurkina FasoAugust 25, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P166193Financial Inclusion and Entrepreneurship Scaling ProjectMalawiAugust 25, 2020#Financial Services
FY21Q1P168577Uganda COVID-19 Emergency  Education Response ProjectUgandaAugust 29, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P169413Improvement of Skills Development in MozambiqueMozambiqueSeptember 8, 2020#Businesses #Skills
FY21Q1P172868Additional Financing to Refugees and Host Communities Support ProjectChadSeptember 8, 2020#Public Sector Platform
FY21Q1P169943Benin  COVID-19 Education Response GPE ProjectBeninSeptember 9, 2020#Skills
FY21Q1P172255UGANDA INTERGOVERNMENTAL FISCAL TRANSFERS - ADDITIONAL FINANCINGUgandaSeptember 14, 2020#Public Sector Platform
FY21Q1P173521Digital Governance and Identification Management System Project- PRODIGYMadagascarSeptember 29, 2020#Public Sector Platform #Use Cases
FY21Q1P170419Urban Productive Safety Net and Jobs ProjectEthiopiaSeptember 30, 2020#Use Cases
FY21Q2P172654Sudan Family Support ProjectSudanOctober 8, 2020#Public Sector Platform
FY21Q2P164271Digital Cabo Verde ProjectCabo VerdeNovember 12, 2020#Infrastructure #Public Sector Platform #Skills
FY21Q2P171099Morocco Green Generation Program-for-ResultsMoroccoDecember 15, 2020#Public Sector Platform #Skills #Use Cases
DPFs 
Project IDProject NameCountryApproval Date
(as of board presentation)
P171080Cabo Verde Second State-Owned Enterprises Reform and Fiscal Management Development Policy FinancingCabo Verde8/7/2020
P168474Second Consolidation and Social Inclusion Development ProgramCentral African Republic9/1/2020
P174447Eswatini - Economic Recovery Development Policy Financing IEswatini11/19/2020
P174315Burkina Faso COVID-19 Crisis-Response Development Policy FinancingBurkina Faso12/15/2020
P172749Benin Second Fiscal Management and Structural Transformation DPFBenin12/16/2020