News & Events
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
04/06/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced ten winners of its eHealth competition after receiving more than one hundred proposals from innovators across Africa.
04/06/2013 - A new type of leadership is needed in Africa if the continent is to attain structural transformation, especially in the face of major challenges including food security, population growth, sustainable development, education, health, and access to clean water and sanitation.
31/05/2013 - African Governments dedicate a big share of current public expenditure – between 40 per cent and 60 per cent – to education, health and social protection. Nevertheless, the greatest part of the budget devoted to human development is not reflected in benefits for the poor. A conference on this subject with the theme “Governance Dialogue: Putting Accountability into Service Delivery” took place on May 30, in Marrakesh, Morocco, as part of the framework of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
22/05/2013 - Many African nations are booming, and despite high population growth, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has declined by 16% over the last decade. As African governments accelerate efforts to transform their economies and boost growth, there are growing demands to ensure that growth is equitable and benefits all African citizens.
20/05/2013 - Investir dans les soins de santé est à la base de la croissance inclusive et durable. Tel est le crédo de la BAD, mais aussi du Maroc, qui travaille depuis 2005 à favoriser l’accès de tous, notamment des plus démunis, à des soins de qualité.
08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
02/05/2013 - From April 21-24, 2013, a distinguished audience comprising of more than 20 serving and former Ministers of Finance, former Prime Ministers and Presidents, prominent scholars and economists participated in the Ministerial Leadership in Health Forum at Harvard University.
29/04/2013 - The economic transformation of the African continent is the cornerstone of the African Development Bank Group’s new Ten-Year (2013-2022) Strategy. The Strategy, which has been approved by the Executive Directors of the Bank, emphasizes the quality and sustainability of growth.
Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Energy & Power, Environment, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector Development, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation
28/03/2013 - In a recent paper produced as part of a series on North African policies, the African Development Bank (AfDB) analyzes the prospects of exporting the health services available in North Africa.
Accelerated growth and job creation pose major challenges for the countries of North Africa (NAF), which are all facing a rapid increase in their workforce. In the Maghreb, the preponderance of the textile-clothing sector and outsourced automobile-related manufacturing in industry, as well the lack of alternative manufacturing specialization largely contribute to fragility.