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  • From: 09/06/2016
  • To: 10/06/2016
  • Location: Sandton, South Africa

The African Development Bank Group’s Special Envoy on Gender, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, will take an active role in the 2016 Infrastructure Business Forum, to be held on June 9 and 10, 2016 in Sandton, South Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Gender, Infrastructure, Partnerships

07/06/2016 - The Government of the Republic of Uganda recently commissioned the Ntungamo Water Supply and Sanitation System, financed by the African Development Fund (ADF). It is part of the second phase of the regional Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Program (LVWATSAN II).

Categories: Uganda, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation

06/06/2016 - The African Development Bank strengthens its longstanding partnerships with the Nordic countries this week as a high-level delegation, led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, visits Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

Categories: Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, President's Corner

02/06/2016 - Publié chaque année par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le Centre de développement de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE) et le programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD), le Rapport Perspectives économiques en Afrique analyse les progrès du continent sur le plan économique et social et en matière de gouvernance, en soulignant les perspectives encourageantes à court terme.

Categories: Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance

02/06/2016 - For five intense days, the 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 42nd Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF) in Lusaka, Zambia, focused on the growth trajectory of the Bank and the continent.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Human Capital Development, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, President's Corner

01/06/2016 - With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), The Gambia has been granted US $1.5 million under the Climate Investment Funds’ Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (CIF PPCR) to prepare a national Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR). Through the SPCR, the country will develop a double-edged set of solutions for its climate vulnerability, identifying programs to implement resilience actions while at the same time reducing barriers that exacerbate climate vulnerability. The Plan will be developed with support from two Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the AfDB as lead agency and the World Bank.

Categories: Gambia, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Partnerships, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

31/05/2016 - The African Development Bank and the Government of the Republic of Malawi signed a grant agreement for a humanitarian emergency assistance to mitigate the effects of the 2015 floods and El Niño in 2016. The signing ceremony was hosted by Kapil Kapoor, AfDB Acting Vice-President, Sector Operations, during the institution’s Annual Meetings held in Lusaka, Zambia.

Categories: Malawi, Climate Change, Environment, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production

31/05/2016 - The African Development Bank Group is hosting the 7th Debt Management Facility (DMF) Stakeholders’ Forum on May 30-31, 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia, on the heels of the Bank’s 2016 Annual Meetings.

Categories: Zambia, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships

28/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has challenged Africa to take the lead in implementing strategies to effectively end carbon emissions in the global process of manufacturing goods.

Categories: Zambia, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Partnerships, COP21, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)

28/05/2016 - Three international firms have partnered to help address infrastructure challenges in Africa through investments in equity projects.

The firms, General Electric Africa (GE), Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital, will invest in infrastructure projects including energy, rail, among others, in a quest to stimulate the continent’s economic potential through infrastructure development.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Partnerships

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