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23/03/2015 - Named African Development Bank Resident Representative for Egypt in January 2014, Leïla Mokaddem heads the Bank’s country office in Cairo. In this role, she oversees the ensemble of Bank activities in Egypt, one of the founding members of the institution.

Categories: Egypt


18/03/2015 - Democracy, women’s empowerment principles, innovations in science and technology, good governance, infrastructure development, agriculture and employment promotion – have been the catalyst behind Mozambique’s economic growth. The seeds that will propel the country into middle-income status by 2025 are being sown.

Categories: Mozambique, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Infrastructure, Private Sector


05/03/2015 - As the world marks International Women’s Day on March 8,2015, the issue of mainstreaming gender within the African Development Bank’s operations is in sharp focus. Simon Mizrahi, Director of the Quality Assurance and Results Department, emphasised that the Bank is keen to include gender mainstreaming in all its affairs as stipulated in the Gender Strategy.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Gender, Quality Assurance & Results


27/11/2014 - As the African Legal Support Facility’s Board holds a major meeting in the Ivorian capital, its Director, Stephen Karangizi, discusses the institution’s activities and outlook. “African Legal Support Facility’s work has benefited tremendously to RMCs and contributed to their development,” says Karangizi.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, African Legal Support Facility


07/11/2014 - “We want a continent of good governance, democracy, respect of human rights, gender equality, justice and the rule of law” – Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, at the Opening Ceremony of the 9th African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa

Categories: Ethiopia, Gender, Ebola


01/11/2014 - Eugene Owusu, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ethiopia, speaks on the paradigm shift in our culture that will help promote knowledge and innovation as a crucial potential to transform African society.

Categories: Ethiopia


01/11/2014 - During an interview on the sidelines of the 9th assembly of the African Economic Conference taking place from November 1 to 3 in Addis Ababa, Marc Luc Dagbégnon Akplogan, a researcher at the Institut National de la Statistique et de l’Analyse Economique (INSAE) in Benin, assessed “The dynamism of the manufacturing sector and natural resources for Africa’s transformation”.

Categories: Ethiopia, Structural Transformation, Agriculture & Agro-industries


27/10/2014 - “A focus on knowledge and innovation and how they impact Africa’s transformation will help draw out a number of insights that rarely emanate from such conferences” – Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Information & Communication Technology, Health, Ebola


16/10/2014 - On the occasion of the 9th African Development Forum (ADF) in Marrakech, Morocco, the African Development Bank spoke with Abdalla Hamdok, Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, on the way forward for development.

Categories: Morocco, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Infrastructure, Health, Partnerships


15/10/2014 - On the occasion of the 9th African Development Forum in Marrakech, Morocco, the African Development Bank spoke with Christian Diguimbaye, Coordinator, Steering Committee of the Joint Secretariat of the tripartite partnership of the African Union Commission, UN Economic Commission for Africa and the African Development Bank, about the Forum and his views on Africa’s development.

Categories: Morocco, Partnerships, Private Sector


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