02/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has proved its commitment to transparency by joining the ranks of over 190 development organisations which are publishing data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative. It has been ranked No 7 out of 67 donors by a report from Publish What You Fund (PWYF) released on 24 October 2013. This ranking places the AfDB as second Multilateral Development Institution (MDB) just after the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.
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Africa has made significant progress in fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. In the past seven years, AIDS-related deaths declined by 32%.The number of people contracting the HIV infection declined by 25% in the past 10 years. The rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV has also declined from 35% in 2001 to 26% in 2010.
28/11/2013 - The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) is a short- to medium-term infrastructure development program which supports Zimbabwe’s economic recovery by improving the quality of life of ordinary citizens, particularly the poor.
28/11/2013 - With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, six African nations – Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Mozambique – made it through a global competition run by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to provide dedicated funding to engage the private sector in effective climate solutions. The seven project concepts endorsed for full project development in Africa focus on forests in Burkina Faso, DRC and Ghana, renewable energy in Kenya and Mali, and climate resilience in Mozambique.
28/11/2013 - On November 27, 2013 the African Development Institute (EADI) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, concluded a three-day regional workshop on food security in Sudan, which ran from November 25-27. The objective of the workshop was to discuss, debate and share experiences on challenges and opportunities for enhancement of food security in the region.
28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) work in clean energy financing received some welcome recognition last week from Asian Development Bank President (ADB) Takehiko Nakao. The ADB President commended the African Development Bank for its commitment to promoting clean energy investments during the 6th annual meeting of the Asia Solar Energy Forum (ASEF) on Solar Energy Technology Trends and Opportunities held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from November 20-23.
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) efforts to improve sustainable energy supply and access in Africa took a leap forward with the Board of Directors’ approval of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project.
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- Location: Novotel Tunis, Tunisia
The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP), the Commission on Investing in Health (CIH), The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and The Lancet invites you to the release of a report on investing in health and health financing titled "Global Health 2035: A World Converging within a Generation".
26/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) participated in a two-day conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from November 24th to November 25th 2013, to assist the Republic of Guinea in its efforts to attract and secure private investment as a lever for its emergence and transformation.