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23/07/2015 - “Domestic Revenue Mobilization: Realizing the Potential”, a side event during the Third Financing for Development conference discussed key challenges facing domestic revenue mobilization as well as progress made to date.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


22/07/2015 - The African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka has called for enhancement of policies to strengthen their role in growing inclusive business. Inclusive business, he said was an effective means of increasing private sector contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Private Sector


17/07/2015 - “The relevance of private sector role in delivering innovative health care to the poorest people, with the view to achieving global goal,” was underscored at a side event organized today in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia by the Bill and...

Categories: Ethiopia, Health, Private Sector


13/07/2015 - The third international conference on Financing for Development opened on 13 July 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The opening plenary meeting was opened by the UN General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. The African Development Bank (AfDB) was represented by Mrs. Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, its Special Envoy on Gender.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Private Sector


10/07/2015 - The multilateral development banks (MDBs) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, July 10 signaled plans to extend more than $400 billion in financing over the next three years and vowed to work more closely with private and public sector partners to help mobilize the resources needed to meet the historic challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Ethiopia, United States of America, Partnerships


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


02/07/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to improve sanitation and faecal waste management in Arba Minch. The project will benefit over 21,000 people who will have access to improved toilet facilities. It will also boost local agriculture through the provision of new and affordable fertiliser.

Categories: Ethiopia, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility


22/05/2015 - At its governing body meetings last week, the $8.1 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) endorsed 9 African nations to serve as pilot countries for critical aspects of climate-smart development, with six pilot countries for climate resilience and three for sustainable forests. In addition, governments unanimously endorsed Ghana’s ambitious investment plan to transform and promote its renewable energy sector.

Categories: Ethiopia, Gambia, Madagascar, Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Change


13/02/2015 - There is a huge need to study innovation in various African contexts in order to maximally foster the continent’s much-desired economic transformation.

This idea was fronted by university researcher, Rajlakshmi Dé, on Day 2 of the 9th edition of the African Economic Conference hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia


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