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13/05/2013 - Connecting people, consolidating peace and accelerating economic transformation were the main themes of a high-level seminar organized by the African Development Bank in Abidjan on Monday, May 13, whose aim was to promote regional integration in the four Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
13/05/2013 - African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank.
09/05/2013 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka was designated on May 7, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, the “Infrastructure Investment Personality of the Year” for 2013. The award was granted during the Africa investor (Ai) Infrastructure Investment Summit and awards ceremony.
07/05/2013 - The African Development Bank today launched the 1,068-kilometre high-voltage electricity highway to be built between Kenya and Ethiopia.
03/05/2013 - The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) launched the physical implementation of the sub-transmission component of the Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (EPIRP) by hosting a kick-off meeting at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Field Office in Harare on April 24, 2013. The meeting marks the end of the procurement process and the beginning of the physical implementation stage of this component, valued at US $8.56 million. This component is one among three works components to be implemented under the Fund’s overall US $35-million Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project.
03/05/2013 - During a working visit to the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis on 3rd May 2013 , Nizar Baraka, Moroccan Minister of Finance, and Chairman of the AfDB Board of Governors, welcomed the support of the Bank to his country’s quest for green growth. In his words, the AfDB is the country’s leading partner. «The Institution works hand in hand with us and is the driving force of our economy towards green growth,» he said.
02/05/2013 - Participating in The Times CEO Summit Africa 2013 high-level panel on infrastructure in London on April 30, African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka said that one of the major problems the sector is facing is bringing infrastructure projects to bankability. He also pointed out that if the funding gap could not be financed by African capital entirely, leveraging this capital did offer a solution.
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.
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19/04/2013 - A new book launched by the African Development Bank on April 19 explores how structured finance techniques can mobilize African domestic capital to support economic infrastructure projects and economic growth.
19/04/2013 - The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) in Zambia and the Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI), with support from the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), successfully launched the African Development Bank-funded Multinational – Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Support to Agricultural Research for Development of Strategic Crops in Africa (SARD-SC) on April 16, 2013.