06/11/2012 - The Director of Financial Integration at the West African Monetary Institute, Eunice Egbuna, a Nigerian national, discusses the importance of girls’ education in Africa’s development on the occasion of the 2012 African Economic Conference, which concluded Friday, November 2 in Kigali, Rwanda.
31/10/2012 - “Partnering with think tanks needs to be part and parcel of the Bank’s effort to become a strong knowledge broker.” – Hau Sing Tse, Executive Director of the African Development Bank for Canada, China, South Korea and Kuwait
30/10/2012 - “Parliamentarians, civil society organizations and journalists are the key players who can contribute to good governance… These groups can play a significant part in combatting corruption and capital flight in particular… Capital flight drains the resources of a nation and hence, retards economic growth.”
30/10/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) jointly launched the African Economic Conference (AEC) in Kigali, Rwanda, on Tuesday, October 30 to discuss “Inclusive and Sustainable Development in an Age of Economic Uncertainty”.
29/10/2012 - The 7th edition of the African Economic Conference (AEC) is gearing up for huge rush of leaders and scholars from Africa and around the world to come to Kigali, Rwanda. This year’s AEC will be held from October 30 to November 2, 2012 on the theme of the continent’s prospects for sustainable and inclusive growth in the context of the global economic crisis.
01/10/2012 - In this interview, Mr. Bassant underscores the important role of the AfDB in future infrastructure and energy projects in his country, following a brainstorming session organized by the Bank’s Operations Vice-presidency (ORVP).
13/03/2012 - As lawyers from central and west Africa meet in Cameroon this week to discuss ways to improve legal support for doing business in the two regions, the African Legal Services Facility Director, Stephen Karangizi shares his perspectives on the functioning of the Facility, and its impact on African countries ten years after its creation was proposed. He also touched upon the ALSF’s partnership with the Pan African Lawyers Union. “One major impact of our actions is that we have contributed to raising awareness on the need for African countries to negotiate better contracts.” Read the interview.
08/02/2012 - « Nous sommes satisfaits d’avoir bénéficié des conseils avisés de la Banque africaine de développement, une institution crédible» - Christian Georges Diguimbaye
28/10/2010 - “Good governance including the rule of law is central to attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), retaining capital domestically as well as levering foreign assistance as insurance against shocks and for countercyclical measures,” says Dr. Lyakurwa, taking stock of the AEC deliberations in Tunis.
04/10/2010 - Africa is a potential pole for growth and can certainly play a role in the global recovery as an additional zone of growth and demand. To quote a recent article in the Economist: Banks are taking Africa seriously. Africa is a fast-growing continent and its growing trade with other emerging markets, mainly in Asia and Latin America, has created a need for new strategic partners. Several key players in the banking sector are positioning themselves by establishing a sizeable presence in the region to