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14/11/2014 - A recent Economic Brief produced by African Development Bank, “Promoting crisis-resilient growth in North Africa”, analyses the root cause behind the Arab Spring and concludes that the uprising was an internally generated crisis, the result of two interwoven processes relating to the patterns of growth and crisis resilience in the region.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance


13/11/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released the mid-term review of its operations in Morocco for the years 2012 to 2016, which defines the nature and focus of its actions for the next three years. This publication also provides an update on the performance and results of current AfDB operations in the country.

Categories: Morocco, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance


11/11/2014 - "These trophies, which reflect our culture of excellence, are for those who have gone beyond the call of duty and have done excellent work in exceptional conditions", African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka said during the inaugural AfDB Presidential Awards for Excellence which took place on Tuesday, November 11 in the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. Kaberuka added that the awards are a reflection of the good work by the staff of the Bank.

Categories: Morocco, Kenya, Congo, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power


11/11/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, recognized three Bank-financed projects for their excellence during the inaugural Presidential Awards ceremony which took place on Tuesday, November 11 at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Morocco, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


17/10/2014 - With a team of African Development Bank experts, at the margin of the various Bank events in Morocco, the Vice-President in charge of Governance, Agriculture and Human Development, Aly Abou-Sabaa, on Thursday, October 16, 2014 visited a Bank cherished solar power plant project (NOORo1) in Ouarzazate, which energy specialists are calling “the world’s largest using concentrated solar power technology.”

Categories: Morocco, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Private Sector


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


16/10/2014 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Gouvernement du Maroc ont signé, le 15 octobre 2014 à Rabat, Maroc, un protocole d’accord de prêt 100 millions d’euros, en soutien au programme d’appui au développement du secteur financier-phase III (PADESFI III) du Maroc.

Categories: Morocco, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector


15/10/2014 - The Second Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa formally opened at the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco, on Wednesday, October 15, 2014. The opening session focused on the need for bilateral and multilateral agreements in science and technology.

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


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


14/10/2014 - The African Development Forum, which officially opened on October 13, was notable for several speeches. These included speeches by the King of Morocco, read by the Moroccan Prime Minister Abdel-Ilah Benkiran, as well as speeches by the President of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, and the President of Senegal, Macky Sall, and by the Prime Minister of Cape Verde, José Maria Pereira Neves, and UNECA Executive Secretary Carlos Lopes.

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Food Production, Partnerships, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund



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Kichere Mwita - Tanzania 23/10/2014 17:30
AfDB is highly inspired by many Africans for well done jobs of supporting African countries to achieve its greatest potential development. You and me should be proud of having AfDB. We should offer support and be ready to defend it for the benefits of present and future generations.

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