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29/01/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC) on Wednesday, January 29 in Addis Ababa signed a new project grant.
Categories: Ethiopia, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Information & Communication Technology, Transport, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, NEPAD, NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)
- From: 30/01/2014
- To: 30/01/2014
- Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The African Development Bank’s High-Level Panel on Fragile States will launch on Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Addis Ababa the report "Ending conflict and building peace in Africa: A call to action".
11/11/2013 - « Il appartient aux Africains de raconter et de valoriser leur propre histoire ». Telle est la conclusion du panel de haut niveau, qui a réuni, le 8 novembre 2013 à Addis Abeba (Ethiopie), le vice-président du Kenya William Ruto ; le vice-premier ministre éthiopien, Demeneke Mekonnen ; la présidente de la Commission de l’Union africaine NKozana Dalamini-Zuma ; le président de la Banque africaine de développement Donald Kaberuka, ainsi que le secrétaire exécutif de la Commission économique pour l’Afrique, Carlos Lopes.
- From: 11/11/2013
- To: 12/11/2013
- Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and the African Development Bank (AfDB) will convene a high-level political meeting on increased domestic funding for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, in Addis Ababa from November 11-12, 2013.
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
24/10/2013 - “Africa needs to change its development trajectory in order in order to win its fight against both poverty and climate change,” said the African Development Bank (AfDB) Vice President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the opening session of the Third Annual “Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa” (CCDA-III) that took place from 21-23 October 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
18/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Friday, October 18 a US $12.5-million equity investment in the Kibo Fund II. This contribution will allow the Fund to provide access to finance and capacity building to an underserved market of outward-looking small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market African firms, particularly in low-income and fragile states within various sectors in Africa, thereby boosting income generation and job creation.
10/10/2013 - One of the success stories of Africa today is the socio-economic turnaround of a number of countries over the past decade, including Ethiopia, according to a recent African Development Bank publication entitled “AfDB and Ethiopia - Partnering for Inclusive Growth”.
19/09/2013 - Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti, stated “This (project) is to reduce significantly the cost of the energy bill that weighs as much on the competitiveness of our economy as on the living standards of our households.”
19/09/2013 - Within the current global energy crisis, interconnecting the regional electric energy networks is the best alternative to transfer expensive thermal generation into regional as well as international power markets.