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27/05/2015 - Domestic resource mobilization is key for Africa’s growth. That was the consensus reached Tuesday at the “Financing Africa’s Transformation: Billions to Trillions” seminar during the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) 50th Annual Meetings in Abidjan. “If you really want to get to the trillions there is no way you can get there unless you start looking at domestic resources,” said Daniel Zelikow, Global Head of the Public Sector Group at JP Morgan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance


27/05/2015 - In a moving speech, which sums up his 10 years service to the African Development Bank (AfDB), as President, Donald Kaberuka gave glowing tributes to the founding fathers and staff of the organization in its 50 years.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


27/05/2015 - African economies are expected to register robust growth in 2015 expanding by 4.5 per cent in 2015, and may reach 5 per cent in 2016, compared to 3.9 per cent registered in 2014 and 3.3 per cent globally, according to the 14th edition of African Economic Outlook 2015, released on Monday, May 25 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ebola, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Health, Partnerships


26/05/2015 - 1964 – 2015 : Abidjan, épicentre de la Banque

En choisissant Abidjan pour accueillir ses 50e Assemblées annuelles, la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) fait un clin d’œil à son histoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/05/2015 - “It is not money that delivers development, it is the policies that do,’’ said African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka. That powerful message came Tuesday during the opening ceremony of the Bank’s 2015 Annual Meetings. It is a milestone year for the Bank, its 50th anniversary, and Kaberuka’s words underscored the theme of the gathering, “Africa and the New Global Landscape.”

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/05/2015 - Some of the most distinguished actors in the 50 years of the African Development Bank’s existence reflected on the past, took stock of the present and made tentative projections for the future during a session to mark the organisation’s Golden Jubilee on Tuesday, May 26 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/05/2015 - Saddled with 54 national markets and tight migration policies, the idea of an integrated and prosperous Africa would remain a pipe dream if African countries fail to open their borders to free movement of people, goods and service.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/05/2015 - "Are We Ready for the Next Epidemic? – Fixing Africa's Primary Healthcare". This was the theme of a panel discussion on Monday, May 25, during the African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Ebola


26/05/2015 - African media and its support agencies must act to narrow the gap between media content and national development agendas, journalists heard Monday.

Speaking at the event, “Vox Populi Vox Dei : Africa’s Media, Speaking for Whom?”, at the ongoing African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, panelists urged the media to promote coverage of development issues on the continent that reflect the voices of ordinary people.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development


26/05/2015 - The Governing Council and the Management Board of the African Legal Support Facility met in Abidjan on May 24 and 25, 2015 on the sidelines of the African Development Bank Annual Meetings to review the Facility’s programmatic work and deliberate on considerations for future strategic engagements.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, African Legal Support Facility


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