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17/04/2015 - The Forest Investment Program (FIP) approved on Thursday, April 16 in Washington, DC $101,000 for Burkina Faso to ramp up its monitoring and reporting on its Gazetted Forests Participatory Management Project for REDD+ , and Decentralized Forest and Woodland Management Project. As the leading implementation support to the country for its FIP program, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is working with the country to ensure that an effective and adequately funded plan is in place for monitoring the projects’ outcomes.

Categories: United States of America, Climate Change, Partnerships, Environment

17/04/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka announced $300 million to support the national Post-Ebola Recovery program of Ebola-affected countries during the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings in Washington.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, United States of America, Ebola, Health, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure

17/04/2015 - High honours were given to African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka on Thursday, April 16 in Washington for his work to end extreme poverty on the continent during his 10-year career as head of the Bank.

Categories: United States of America, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Health, Ebola

16/04/2015 - The African Development Bank is working diligently to join the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) seven newly accredited agencies in order to become a key multilateral implementing agency to channel much-needed funding to the continent.

Categories: Korea, Climate Change

16/04/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) participated at the Validation Meeting for the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Acceleration Strategy Action Plan (PAS) and the preparatory meeting for the launching of the Continental Business Network (CBN) held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from April 9 to 10, 2015. The Bank’s delegation was led by Mohammed Hassan, Coordinator for the ICA for Africa, and comprised Shem Simuyemba, Chief Infrastructure Economist, and Mtchera Chirwa, Chief Infrastructure & PPP Specialist, from the NEPAD, Regional Integration and Trade Department.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Partnerships, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)

16/04/2015 - While the International Monetary Fund and World Bank announced this week that economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa remains strong, the agencies predicted a second successive year of slowed growth for 2015. But that news does not change African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka’s bullish view of the continent. If fact, he maintains Africa is still rising.

Categories: United States of America, Health, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Ebola, Infrastructure

15/04/2015 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved a US $140-million loan to Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh Development Project on April 15, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Egypt, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration

15/04/2015 - On April 9 and 10, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from CFA franc zone member states (Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC) met in Bamako to discuss sustainable growth, with a particular emphasis on environmental challenges and development funding viability.

Categories: Mali, COP20, Energy & Power, Climate Change

14/04/2015 - La 7ème édition du Forum Africain du Carbone, plateforme régionale se tient cette année à Marrakech, Royaume du Maroc du 13 au 15 avril 2015 sous le thème «Sur la route de Paris : Promouvoir l'accès à un développement à faible émission de carbone en Afrique tandis que le monde travaille à un nouvel accord universel sur le changement climatique ».

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change

14/04/2015 - The highlight of the African Development Bank’s Executive Directors (EDs) mission to Mozambique was a courtesy call on the newly elected President, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi. The Head of State expressed appreciation for the work done by the Bank Group in his country.

Categories: Mozambique

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