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  • From: 19/06/2014
  • To: 20/06/2014
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria

On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, and voice and accountability in social spending. In order to foster and sustain progress in human development, African countries need to focus on results for the money that they spend on social services.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


  • From: 05/06/2013
  • To: 07/06/2013
  • Location: Praia, Cape Verde

Remittances represent a rising source of finance for the continent and hold immense potential as drivers of economic growth and development. A recent study, Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments, conducted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with the World Bank shows that remittance flows into Africa reached US $40 billion in 2010 and have quadrupled since 1990. African remittances currently account for 2.6 per cent of GDP, a figure that in some countries equals or even exceeds both foreign direct investment and aid.

Categories: Cape Verde, Migration and Development Initiative, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 16/06/2010
  • To: 17/06/2010
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal

This two-day conference features business and government leaders from Portugal, the United States and Lusophone Africa to promote partnerships for increased trade and investment in Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique.

Categories: Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Portugal, United States of America, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance


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  • From: 19/06/2014
  • To: 20/06/2014
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria

On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, and voice and accountability in social spending. In order to foster and sustain progress in human development, African countries need to focus on results for the money that they spend on social services.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


  • From: 05/06/2013
  • To: 07/06/2013
  • Location: Praia, Cape Verde

Remittances represent a rising source of finance for the continent and hold immense potential as drivers of economic growth and development. A recent study, Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments, conducted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with the World Bank shows that remittance flows into Africa reached US $40 billion in 2010 and have quadrupled since 1990. African remittances currently account for 2.6 per cent of GDP, a figure that in some countries equals or even exceeds both foreign direct investment and aid.

Categories: Cape Verde, Migration and Development Initiative, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 16/06/2010
  • To: 17/06/2010
  • Location: Lisbon, Portugal

This two-day conference features business and government leaders from Portugal, the United States and Lusophone Africa to promote partnerships for increased trade and investment in Angola, Cape Verde and Mozambique.

Categories: Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Portugal, United States of America, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 27/04/2010
  • To: 30/04/2010
  • Location: Cape Verde

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will be on official visit to Cape Verde from 27-30 April 2010. The mission builds on the strong partnership between the country and the Bank. President Kaberuka will use the visit to reaffirm the Bank’s continuous support to the country’s economic efforts and its development projects.

Categories: Cape Verde, Financial Crisis, Middle Income Countries


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