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29/04/2015 - The African Development Bank has published a new report on North Africa entitled "Does Foreign Direct Investment Improve Welfare in North African Countries?" Supported by analysis and quantitative data, the report confirms the close links between foreign direct investment (FDI) and the quality of life for people in the six countries of the region (Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt). On the other hand, the picture differs from country to country.

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

20/04/2015 - Ministers from governments across Africa have renewed their call for a strong, new universal climate change agreement and increased flows of funds, including through market and finance opportunities, sufficient to fulfill Africa’s development aspirations.

Categories: Morocco, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships

14/04/2015 - The 7th edition of the Africa Carbon Forum, the regional platform, was held this year in Marrakech, Morocco, from April 13 to 15 under the theme "On the road to Paris: Promoting access to the development of low-carbon emission in Africa while the world works towards a new universal agreement on climate change."

Categories: Morocco, Climate Change

  • From: 13/04/2015
  • To: 15/04/2015
  • Location: Marrakesh, Morocco

Ministers from governments across Africa will gather at this year’s Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) on April 13-15 in Marrakesh, Morocco, to step up momentum towards a new, universal climate change agreement in 2015.They will also highlight the region’s readiness and requirement for accelerated private and public financing of low-carbon development.

Categories: Morocco, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships

27/03/2015 - Unemployment was one of the main sources of popular discontent that led to the revolutions of 2010-2011 in Tunisia and Egypt. It played a role in the changes or rather, major upheavals, that subsequently took place in Jordan, Morocco, Libya and the Yemen as well.

Categories: Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Employment, Youth, Partnerships

23/03/2015 - Working in close collaboration, the Kingdom of Morocco, African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), have conducted an exhaustive study on constraints and strengths impeding the country’s determination to promote a strong, sustained and shared growth. The study, entitled Morocco’s Economic Growth Analysis: Identifying Constraints to Broad-Based Growth* is derived from in-depth data-driven analysis supported by consultations with all government ministries, private sector, academia and civil society in Morocco.

Categories: Morocco, Human Capital Development, Private Sector

16/03/2015 - As part of the African Development Bank’s efforts to increase the transfer of technologies and skills to the African continent, Malinne Blomberg, Chief Financial Analyst in AfDB’s Water and Sanitation Department, joined the wide range of stakeholders including technology providers, venture capitalists, private equity firms, and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors at the World Water Tech Investment Summit in London from March 9-11, 2015.

Categories: Morocco, Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power

05/03/2015 - On the occasion of International Women’s Day, we share the stories of 25 women from across the African continent whose lives have dramatically improved, thanks to interventions financed by the African Development Bank.

Categories: Rwanda, Ghana, Gambia, Cape Verde, Senegal, Zambia, Morocco, Gender, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Poverty Reduction

19/02/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has published a new economic paper on the Middle East and North Africa, entitled "Trade Volume and Economic Growth in the MENA Region: Goods or Services?"

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport

16/12/2014 - Attijariwafa Bank (AWB), le plus important groupe bancaire du Maroc, bénéficiera d’un prêt de 73 millions d’euros, pour un projet destiné à étendre ses activités, tant au Maroc qu’en Afrique subsaharienne, après que les administrateurs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en ont approuvé l’octroi, lundi 15 Décembre 2014, à Abidjan. Ce prêt sera octroyé via le Fonds africain de développement (FAD).

Categories: Morocco, Regional Integration, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance

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