News & Events
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.
14/04/2015 - La 7ème édition du Forum Africain du Carbone, plateforme régionale se tient cette année à Marrakech, Royaume du Maroc du 13 au 15 avril 2015 sous le thème «Sur la route de Paris : Promouvoir l'accès à un développement à faible émission de carbone en Afrique tandis que le monde travaille à un nouvel accord universel sur le changement climatique ».
- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?"
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).
03/12/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved one loan of €100 million and another of US $119 million for phase II of the Ouarzazate solar complex project (the NOORo II and NOORo III power stations), the former from the Bank’s own resources and the latter from the Clean Technology Fund (part of the Climate Investment Funds) in its capacity as executing agency. This second phase of the project aims to develop two new power stations with a total capacity of around 350 MW and average estimated cumulative production of over 1,100 GWh per year.