Economics & Research
- 11/07/2016 - AfDB announces the appointment of Dr. Celestin Monga as Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management
- 08/12/2015 - Gabonese Prime Minister opens 11th Annual African Symposium for Statistical Development in Libreville
- 15/10/2015 - AfDB conducts regional training workshop on the development process of Strategic Plans for Agricultural and Rural Statistics in Lusaka
Africa’s poverty rates have continued to decline, despite the adverse effects of the recent food, fuel, and global economic crisis, according to the 2015 MDG Report, “Assessing Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Africa”, produced annually by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).