News & Events
28/11/2013 - On November 27, 2013 the African Development Institute (EADI) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, concluded a three-day regional workshop on food security in Sudan, which ran from November 25-27. The objective of the workshop was to discuss, debate and share experiences on challenges and opportunities for enhancement of food security in the region.
11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) encourages North African countries to find ways of building resilience against crises that could threaten economic and social stability.
- From: 11/06/2013
- To: 11/06/2013
- Location: Cairo, Egypt
As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology Transfer Mechanisms in Egypt Based on Best Practices from Southern Countries.”
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
Categories: Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Food Production, Health, Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Regional Integration, Education, Poverty Reduction, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries
31/05/2013 - Competition in the African financial sector needs a boost. This is the imperative at the core of Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond, a joint publication by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank, presented on May 29, 2013 in Marrakesh, during a session entitled “Maghreb Financial Sector Dialogue”, which took place on the sidelines of the AfDB’s 48th Annual meetings.
30/05/2013 - The African Development Bank and the Government of Egypt on 29 May in Marrakech, Morocco, signed a US$2-million grant to help the country develop an enabling environment for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
Categories: Morocco, Egypt, Human Capital Development, Education, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Economic & Financial Governance, Structural Transformation, Employment
27/05/2013 - The Disclosure and Access to Information Policy (DAI) was the central theme at a regional sensitization and information workshop for North African countries held on the sidelines of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings which opened in Marrakech on May 27, 2013.
07/05/2013 - AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power - The US $7.6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) gave the go-ahead on Friday, May 3, to Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to proceed with an updated version of a sweeping plan to create an unprecedented 1,120 megawatts (MW) of energy from Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) for the region. The plan will receive US $660 million from the CIF’s Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and is expected to leverage nearly US $5 billion from other donors and private financing.
- From: 22/04/2013
- To: 23/04/2013
- Location: Marrakesh, Morocco
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are jointly organizing the North Africa and Southern Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) Regional Public procurement Conference on Morocco on April 22-23 in Marrakesh, Morocco to launch a report on the assessment of the public procurement system of Tunisia. The conference, which will provide Tunisia an action plan to improve its public procurement system will include discussions on public procurement initiatives, reforms and assessments in Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania and Morocco.
05/04/2013 - On March 19, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and World Bank convened a workshop with representatives of Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in Rabat, Morocco to review and upgrade the region’s path-breaking regional Investment Plan for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with funding from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF).