13/05/2013 - Le lancement officiel de la première phase des travaux de la centrale solaire de Ouarzazate a eu lieu vendredi 10 mai 2013, dans la commune rurale de Ghessate (province de Ouarzazate). La cérémonie s’est déroulée en présence du roi Mohamed VI, et des représentants de la direction de l'Agence créée par le Maroc pour le développement de l'énergie solaire (dite MASEN, pour “Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy” en anglais), ainsi que du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD).
13/05/2013 - The African Development Bank, renewed its support for climate change resilience in Madagascar, Benin and Angola in accessing US $17.8 million of adaptation finance in the form of grants from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) during the second quarter of 2013. It follows the approval last March of US $18.6 million for three water and sanitation projects.
13/05/2013 - Connecting people, consolidating peace and accelerating economic transformation were the main themes of a high-level seminar organized by the African Development Bank in Abidjan on Monday, May 13, whose aim was to promote regional integration in the four Mano River Union (MRU) countries of Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
13/05/2013 - African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank.
13/05/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et l’Algérie continuent de consolider et de renforcer leur partenariat qui remonte à la création de l’institution, en 1964. Le document-cadre de coopération qui le définit, pour la période 2011-2012, à savoir la Note de dialogue-Pays 2011-2012, a fait l’objet d’une évaluation en septembre 2012.
13/05/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on May 10, 2013 concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges. The training workshop was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
13/05/2013 - The Emergency Economic Recovery Support Program for Mali approved on 8 May 2013 by the Board of the African Development Fund (ADF) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) was signed on 10th May 2013 in Bamako. This program will help to restore the normal functioning of public administration, capacity strengthening of the civil service and the population’s access to basic social services, in particular health services and education and support to economic recovery.
10/05/2013 - The first edition of the African Development Bank’s Gender Forum was held in Tunis on May 10, 2013, with women stressing the need to integrate institutional recognition, leadership, resource mobilization, capacity building and expertise development, “if we want to effectively change the state of gender equality in Africa.”
09/05/2013 - Speaking at the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa on Thursday, May 9 in Cape Town, South Africa, African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka said “Africa has to find its own form of development that works for this continent.”
Categories: South Africa
09/05/2013 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka was designated on May 7, 2013, in Cape Town, South Africa, the “Infrastructure Investment Personality of the Year” for 2013. The award was granted during the Africa investor (Ai) Infrastructure Investment Summit and awards ceremony.