News & Events
- Date: 28/05/2013
- Location: Marrakech, Morocco
Panelists of a high-level roundtable, featuring leading policy-makers, technologists and investors from across Africa, will discuss how to create an enabling environment to realize the potential of the innovation and technological shifts occurring in Africa. Taking place at the African Development Bank Annual Meetings on May 28 in Marrakech, the event shall also see finalists from the Meet the Lions entrepreneurs competition showcase their work.
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
14/03/2013 - From March 11-12, 2013, African Ministers, parliamentarians and policymakers met in Hammamet, Tunisia, to ensure that Africa plays a proactive role in shaping the future global development agenda.
- From: 11/03/2013
- To: 12/03/2013
- Location: Hammamet, Tunisia
The 2015 deadline for the current Millennium Development Goals has led to a flurry of activities on what the post-2015 development agenda should look like. Should the MDGs be retained in their current configuration with an extended deadline, reformulated, or replaced by an alternative framework? Underlying all these is the question of which option is likely to have the greatest impact on poverty eradication in Africa.
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate goal of the program is to facilitate wider public access to official statistics and to support countries in their efforts to improve data quality and dissemination for better policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation. The program was launched in November 2012 as part of the Bank’s broader statistical capacity building program in Africa.
Categories: Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development
29/01/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et l’Organisation patronale de la presse africaine (AMI) sont convenues de renforcer leur coopération en vue de promouvoir une véritable communication au service du développement sur le continent. C’était à Nairobi, au Kenya, le 23 janvier dernier, en marge de la réunion de coordination des donateurs et partenaires d’AMI.
18/01/2013 - On December 7, 2012, in a speech to the graduating class of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki thanked the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its continued support to the development of Kenya’s Education Sector.
09/01/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) was showcased as the knowledge broker and the emerging learning hub for Africa at a recent international e-learning conference in Berlin.
04/01/2013 - The African Development Bank and the Government of Malawi officially launched the UA 29.45 million Malawi Higher Education, Science and Technology (HEST) Project in Ntchisi, Malawi, in December. The Bank has provided an ADF loan of UA 9.05 million and a grant of UA 10 million plus an additional loan of UA 6.5 million from the Nigerian Trust Fund, while the Government of Malawi is to provide UA 2.95 million in counterpart funding.
17/12/2012 - Last month’s conclusion of the Appstar Challenge demonstrated that Kenyan youth are the driving force of the country’s revolution in innovation and entrepreneurship. The African Development Bank (AfDB), recognizing the imperative to capitalize on Africa’s talented youth is investing in education and skills development, particularly in science and technology in Kenya.