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16/07/2014 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made a strong case for the importance of tackling private investment impediments in the African infrastructure agenda during the joint AfDB, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and International Growth Center (IGC) event held on July 15, 2014 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.

Categories: France, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Partnerships

16/07/2014 - Donald Kaberuka, président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) s’est rendu à Paris, le 15 juillet 2014, pour marquer de sa présence le lancement de la Fondation franco-africaine pour la croissance.

Categories: France, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships

16/07/2014 - In a workshop held on July 14, 2014 in Khartoum, Sudan, the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a public financial and macroeconomic management capacity-building project to the tune of US $35 million approved by the Bank’s Board in December 2013.

Categories: Sudan, Economic & Financial Governance, Poverty Reduction

  • From: 24/07/2014
  • To: 26/07/2014
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia

The 3rd African Women’s Economic Summit takes place from July 24-26, 2014 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia, under the theme “African Women Realising Africa’s Economic Potential”.

Categories: Zambia, Economic & Financial Governance, Gender

14/07/2014 - The June 2014 issue of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) quarterly knowledge publication, eVALUation Matters, was released on July 11. This issue focuses on the transport sector in Africa, a sector that has long languished behind that of other world regions.

Categories: Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration

14/07/2014 - The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace convened a two-day seminar at the Pontifical Academy of Science inside the Vatican, on 11-12 July 2014, to discuss a human-centered approach to resolving the challenges of poverty and inequality that afflict many parts of the global economy, in spite recent signs of recovery. The invitation-only seminar brought together leading economists, central bankers, Nobel Prize winners, church leaders, as well as heads of international organizations and NGOs

Categories: Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction

07/07/2014 - Climate change threatens to undo decades of earnest effort to develop Africa unless sufficient investment can be mobilized to spur sustainable development and make the continent more resilient.

Categories: Namibia, Climate Change, Environment, Private Sector, Partnerships

  • From: 14/10/2014
  • To: 17/10/2014
  • Location: Rabat, Morocco

The African Development Bank and its partners will organise the second Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa. The forum will convene at the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco from 14-17 October 2014.

Categories: Morocco, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Health, Gender, Private Sector, Education, Civil Society, Employment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Water Supply & Sanitation

07/07/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved on June 26 a 7-year, non-sovereign guarantee, USD 75 million corporate loan to the Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP), the Tunisian state-owned oil and gas exploration and production company, to finance part of the South Tunisian Gas Project (STGP)/ Nawara project.

Categories: Tunisia, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Employment

04/07/2014 - At the semi-annual Climate Investment Funds (CIF) governing body meetings held June 25-28 in Montego Bay, Jamaica, nine African nations were chosen to receive new funding and operational support from the CIF’s Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP).

Categories: Benin, Ghana, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Rwanda, Zambia, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Energy & Power, Environment, Private Sector, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


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