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06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank’s Open Data Platform is now operational for the entire African continent. This follows the completion in July 2013 of the last phase of the project for the following 14 African countries: Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and Togo.

Categories: Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Food Production, Gender


16/12/2011 - The African Development Bank’s Group Board of Directors approved an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of USD 19.2 million to Eritrea on November 30, 2011 to improve equitable access, quality and relevance of technical, vocational education and training. The project will be financed jointly by an ADF grant of USD 18.65 million and an Eritrean Government’s contribution of USD 2.06 million.

Categories: Eritrea, Education, Human Capital Development, ADF


25/11/2011 - Successful implementation of Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and National Development Plans (NDPs) depends on effective resource mobilisation and utilisation.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Poverty Reduction


28/05/2010 - Abidjan, le 27 mai 2010- La BAD a octroyé jeudi 27 mai 2010 un don d’une valeur de 12,9 millions USD au gouvernement de l’Etat de l’Erythrée, au terme de la signature d’une convention de subvention pour appuyer le développement des ressources humaines du pays dans le secteur de l’enseignement supérieur.

Categories: Eritrea, Education, Human Capital Development


29/04/2010 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 approved a ADF grant of UA 12.9 million* (equivalent to USD 20 million) to support a higher education development project in Eritrea. The project is aimed at scaling up human resources development in order to further enhance economic growth programmes and reduce poverty in the country. The project will specifically contribute to building capacity for teaching, research and service in the country’s higher education institutions.

Categories: Eritrea, Education, Human Capital Development


12/11/2009 - The current global financial crisis that originated in the collapse in the market for sub-prime mortgages in the United States in 2007 initially did not hit Africa directly. The crisis also had little impact on the Sub-Saharan African (SSA) financial systems because the finan

Categories: Eritrea, Financial Crisis


02/03/2005 - Tunis, 2 March 2005 – The African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank (ADB) Group will support the Education system in Eritrea in enhancing access to basic education for the local populations.

Categories: Eritrea, Education, Human Capital Development






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