News & Events
21/08/2013 - “What will it take for African exports to move up the global value chain?” This is the question that African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka posed to delegates and African Trade Ministers attending a session that he chaired on regional integration through trade facilitation during the Trade Ministerial meeting at the 12th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum.
05/08/2013 - The project addressed a looming water and sanitation crisis in the historic and touristic town of Harar and the surrounding four towns. The water availability and quality from Lake Alemaya, the previous water source, was threatened due to rising population, irrigation use and siltation. Water rationing was introduced and investors were reluctant to establish new commercial ventures. Livelihoods were lost and families spent scarce resources to buy water and treatment of waterborne illnesses.
03/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will, as part of its support for U.S. President Barack Obama’s Power Africa initiative, deepen and expand its work in reforming the energy sector.
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
30/05/2013 - Thursday 9 May 2013 - Donald Kaberuka, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB); Rajiv Shah, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Gunilla Carlsson, the Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, have announced the creation of an Agriculture Fast Track Fund for Africa.
25/05/2013 - “The sleeping giant is on its way,” stated African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka during the opening of the 50th anniversary of the African Union in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday, May 25, as leaders from across the continent marked the progress made over the past five decades.
07/05/2013 - Inclusive growth has attracted considerable attention in recent years, and certainly at the African Development Bank the discussion has reached a fevered pitch. To underpin this debate, the Development Research Department (EDRE) of the African Development Bank together with the Korean Development Institute (KDI) and the Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) organized an Expert Group Meeting on Inclusive Growth in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from May 6-7, 2013. The meeting was held at the Economic Commission for Africa headquarters.
07/05/2013 - The African Development Bank today launched the 1,068-kilometre high-voltage electricity highway to be built between Kenya and Ethiopia.
19/03/2013 - Africa’s economic growth has accelerated in recent years, yet the quality and inclusiveness of this growth remain a major concern to policymakers, researchers, development partners and, most importantly, the ordinary people it is expected to benefit.
13/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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