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31/07/2014 - The African Water Facility has offered a €1.2 million grant to the Kisumu Water and Sewage Company (KIWASCO) to support an innovative project that will provide sanitation services for residents in the Manyatta settlement in Kisumu, Kenya, while creating business through the sale of fertilizers, biogas and energy as by-product of sanitation collection.

Categories: Kenya, African Water Facility, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Health, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power


30/07/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, was received Monday, July 28 by the President of the Republic of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, at the Palácio da Cidade Alta in Luanda, where discussions focused on expanding cooperation between the AfDB and the Angolan Government.

Categories: Angola, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Transport, Employment, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


30/07/2014 - The 2nd East African Community/African Development Bank Technical Planning meeting to review the status of implementation of the ongoing projects financed by the Bank concluded on Friday, July 25 at the EAC Headquarters, in Arusha, Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Transport, Environment


30/07/2014 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka expressed concern over the huge economic cost to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region caused by delays in constructing the Kazungula Bridge, during his visit to the project on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Categories: Botswana, Zambia, Infrastructure, Transport, Structural Transformation


30/07/2014 - The Conference of Ministers on “Providing the African Youth with Skills and Training for Jobs”, which began on July 21, concluded on Wednesday, July 23, with the signature of the “Declaration of Ministers Responsible for Technical and Vocational Skills Development”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Employment, Youth, Private Sector, Education, Poverty Reduction


30/07/2014 - The Ministerial Conference on “Providing Africa’s Youth with Skills and Training for Jobs”, the proceedings of which began on July 21, was officially opened on Tuesday, July 22 by the Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Finance and Budget of Côte d’Ivoire, Daniel Kablan Duncan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Employment, Youth, Private Sector, Education, Poverty Reduction


30/07/2014 - The 3rd African Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit, held at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia, from July 24-26, 2014, has officially closed with participants calling on African Governments to make more land available to women.

Categories: Zambia, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender


30/07/2014 - During the official opening of the 3rd African Women’s Economic Empowerment Summit on Friday, July 25 in Lusaka, Zambia, the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, said countries can only develop if they involve women in their development agendas.

Categories: Zambia, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector


30/07/2014 - “It is exactly this kind of innovative irrigation system that will ensure Zambians are part of the green and inclusive growth of Africa,” Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, the African Development Bank’s Special Envoy on Gender, stated on Wednesday, July 23 at the site of one the Bank’s agricultural projects in Zambia.

Categories: Zambia, Gender, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment, Partnerships, Structural Transformation


23/07/2014 - The African Development Bank’s New Rice for Africa (NERICA) project received Development Impact Honors on Wednesday, July 23 from the US Treasury Department in an awards ceremony in Washington, DC.

Categories: United States of America, Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Mali, Sierra Leone, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production



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