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  • From: 14/10/2014
  • To: 17/10/2014
  • Location: Rabat, Morocco

The African Development Bank and its partners will organise the second Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa. The forum will convene at the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco from 14-17 October 2014.

Categories: Morocco, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Health, Gender, Private Sector, Education, Civil Society, Employment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Water Supply & Sanitation


04/06/2014 - Recent political and social developments in Morocco reveal the importance of the social dimension in the Government’s policies. With the African Development Bank’s support, the Government of Morocco has been engaged in large-scale social projects since 2005, including the Initiative for Human Development and the Regime d’Assistance Medicale (RAMED), a health insurance scheme for the most vulnerable.

Categories: Morocco, Health, Human Capital Development


31/03/2014 - Diplômé de l’Ecole Centrale de Paris, ce Marocain de 45 ans a suivi une carrière fulgurante, avant de rejoindre Attijariwafa bank en 2005, pour piloter la branche du Groupe dédiée à la clientèle des Marocains de l’étranger. Administrateur, directeur Général d’Attijariwafa bank Europe, la filiale européenne du Groupe, depuis juillet 2008. Entretien, entre deux ateliers thématiques du séminaire panafricain dédié aux transferts d’argent des migrants, des 27 et 28 mars 2014.

Categories: Morocco, Tunisia, France, Migration and Development Initiative, Regional Integration


19/03/2014 - It is now three years since the Arab Spring and while some steps have been taken by governments in North Africa, the region remains in transition with a growing divide between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ that still needs to be bridged to achieve social stability and make growth more inclusive.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Employment


10/03/2014 - People adversely affected by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) financed projects have, in the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM), a recourse system that enables them to call on the institution to comply with its own policies and procedures.

Categories: Mauritania, Morocco, Infrastructure, Transport, Private Sector, Regional Integration


08/01/2014 - A US $960,000 Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) grant for the Jbel-Sendoug (Khalladi) Wind Project in Northern Morocco was approved at the end of December 2013 to support outstanding preparation activities to bring the project to bankability.

Categories: Morocco, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


18/12/2013 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of 115 million euros to finance the third phase of the PARCOUM Program to support key institutional reforms of medical coverage in Morocco. The program will be implemented in 2014.

Categories: Morocco, Human Capital Development, Health


11/12/2013 - A new economic brief published by the African Development Bank shows that the longstanding relationship between growth and distribution in economics has been revived in recent years with greater focus being placed on “inclusive growth”, which is capable of benefiting much wider segments of society.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Education, Health, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment, Poverty Reduction


30/07/2013 - Nizar Baraka, ministre marocain de l’Economie et des Finances, et Amani Abou-Zeid, représentante résidente du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) au Maroc, ont procédé, vendredi 26 juillet 2013 à Rabat, à la signature d’un accord de prêt d'un montant de 100 millions d’unités de compte (soit 116 millions d’euros), destiné à financer le Programme d'appui à l'adéquation formation emploi (PAAFE).

Categories: Morocco, Human Capital Development, Civil Society, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance, Education


11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) encourages North African countries to find ways of building resilience against crises that could threaten economic and social stability.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Human Capital Development, Education, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries



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