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30/09/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released the first-ever Green Growth Framework that will function as a foundational reference document for its future work on green growth.

Categories: Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative


30/09/2014 - On September 18, 2014, the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the United Republic of Tanzania, launched the Technical Vocational Education and Teacher Education (TVET-TE) project worth US $57 million (Sh 92.4 billion) at Mwalimu Nyerere International Conference in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Education


30/09/2014 - Investors representing over two trillion dollars of assets under management as of September 23, issued an Investor Statement on Green Bonds and Climate Bonds, committing to grow a global market in the financing of climate change solutions. At the same a group of 13 development banks, investors and issuers committed themselves to further developing the Green Bonds market.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation


30/09/2014 - Africa must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to findings from a new report issued by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


30/09/2014 - On the occasion of the African Development Bank’s commemoration of the Africa Year of Agriculture and Food Security, on Monday, September 29, 2014 in Abidjan, Chiji Ojukwu, Director of the AfDB’s Agriculture and Agro Industry Department, reflects on the importance of agriculture in Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


26/09/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a 1 million Euro line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Central African CFA francs (XAF) to Advans Cameroon.

Categories: Cameroon, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Youth, Employment


26/09/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega (RN18) Road Improvement and Asphalting Project in Burundi.

Categories: Burundi, Transport, Regional Integration, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


26/09/2014 - On the margins of the Climate Summit in New York, the Japanese government convened the second roundtable with African Regional Economic Communities (RECs), chaired by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to underline the importance of regional infrastructure as an essential requisite to Africa's growth.

Categories: Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Regional Integration


25/09/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2014-2016 and Country Portfolio Performance Review which identify challenges and opportunities to guide the Bank’s programmes and operational activities in Sudan over the next three years.

Categories: Sudan, Human Capital Development, Structural Transformation


24/09/2014 - The historic one-day UN Climate Summit opened on September 23 in New York City with 125 heads of state in attendance. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama urged all nations – developed and developing – to...

Categories: Climate Change, Transport



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