News & Events
13/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Categories: Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance
- From: 27/02/2013
- To: 28/02/2013
- Location: Maputo, Mozambique
The African Development Bank, in collaboration with the Government of Mozambique, is organizing a high-level policy seminar on the theme “Managing Revenues and Optimizing the Benefits of Coal and Gas Resources in Mozambique” in Maputo from February 27-28, 2013. This seminar takes place against the backdrop of Mozambique’s recent experience in a boom in extractive industries which are expected to accelerate in the coming years as recent discoveries have confirmed coal and gas reserves estimated at 25 billion tons and between 50 and 70 trillion cubic feet, respectively. Seismic activities in the discovery areas of gas, in the Rovuma off-shore basin, suggest that possible gas reserves could actually exceed 120 trillion cubic feet.
25/02/2013 - Stakeholders across Mozambique gathered in a consultation on the country’s developing Green Growth Action Plan (GGAP) in December 2012. The African Development Bank (AfDB) team lead the work to support the Government. Participants in the consultations involved representatives from Government, private sector, civil society, development partners and academia in full-day presentation and discussion events in the three regions of the country: north, centre and south.
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate goal of the program is to facilitate wider public access to official statistics and to support countries in their efforts to improve data quality and dissemination for better policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation. The program was launched in November 2012 as part of the Bank’s broader statistical capacity building program in Africa.
Categories: Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development
10/12/2012 - Members of the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA), representing the G8, the African Development Bank, World Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of South Africa, and the European Union, met in Maputo, Mozambique, on November 29, 2012 to discuss the progress made by the Consortium and decide on future directions on moving forward the regional infrastructure development on the continent.
06/12/2012 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday approved the institution’s Information Technology Strategy 2013-2015 and the Bank Group’s Participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund.
Categories: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport, Infrastructure
- From: 28/11/2012
- To: 29/11/2012
- Location: Maputo, Mozambique
The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa Members Meeting 2012, cohosted by the United States Government and the African Development Bank, will take place from November 28-29 in Maputo, Mozambique. The meeting will follow up on the ICA Annual and Members Meeting of June 2012 and afford Members the opportunity to review ICA’s progress in relation to the delivery of the ICA Strategic Business Plan (SBP) 2010-2012 which is oriented around three main pillars:
24/10/2012 - In September 2012, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved three path-breaking projects for climate resilience funded by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and AfDB for a total of $50.75 million.
24/10/2012 - The African Development Bank is organizing a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation Meeting on its draft Human Capital Development Strategy (2013-2017) in Pretoria, South Africa on 22 and 23 October 2012. Around 100 participants are expected from 12 Southern African countries: Botswana, Lesotho , Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda and Nigeria.
04/09/2012 - The President of the Republic of Mozambique, H.E. Armando Emilio Guebuza, officially launched the country’s Green Economy Roadmap on June 21 during a high level side event at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). Event participants included Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mr. Jim Leape, Director-General of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and senior members from the Mozambique government, including the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Environment, Planning and Development, Agriculture, and Mineral Resources.