Donors Discuss Funding of Trans-Saharan Highway Project

Donors of the trans-Saharan highway project have participated in a round-table conference in Niamey, Nigeria, to discuss strategic funding mechanisms for the project, Share Information reports

The trans-Saharan highway project is supported by the African Development Bank, Islamic Development Bank, Arab Bank for African Economic Development and OPEP Fund. It’s one of the nine highways that will connect road networks of several African countries.

Upon completion, the huge infrastructure project is expected to increase investments and trade in Africa.

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