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28/07/2015 - Casablanca, 29 July 2015 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco on 28 July 2015 in Casablanca signed one loan and two grant agreements amounting to $114.5 million (about 1.13 billion dirhams) to improve the country’s economic competitiveness. The signing ceremony was co-chaired by the economy and finance minister, Mohammed Boussaid and the President of the AfDB, Donald Kaberuka.

Categories: Morocco


27/07/2015 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Donald Kaberuka, has urged Japanese businesses to take advantage of the comparative cost of labour to invest in mutually beneficial production in Africa.

Categories: Japan, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, recently participated in a panel discussion that sought to explore new approaches to help countries harness national resources more effectively.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, President's Corner


  • Date: 29/07/2015
  • Location: Casablanca, Morocco

Africa50 - the new investment platform for financing national and regional infrastructure projects for the structural transformation of African economies - is holding its first constitutive General Assembly this Wednesday 29 July 2015 in Casablanca.

Categories: Morocco, Infrastructure, Africa50, President's Corner


27/07/2015 - The African Development Bank held high-level consultations with the Dutch government about developing a platform for providing women with market information to enhance their participation in agricultural trade.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Employment


24/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, has welcomed the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), noting that it would be an important partner in closing infrastructure gaps in Asia and Africa.

Categories: Japan, Partnerships, Infrastructure, President's Corner


23/07/2015 - President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, and the Director for Resource Mobilisation and External Finance at the institution, Desire Vencatachellum, participated in a special ministerial session organised by UNCTAD during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


23/07/2015 - The link between global tax transparency and domestic resource mobilization was a key issue discussed at the sidelines of the Financing for Development conference.

The side event, jointly organised by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and UN-DESA,was attended by President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, eminent ministers and officials from OECD member countries, and observer organisations.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


23/07/2015 - “Domestic Revenue Mobilization: Realizing the Potential”, a side event during the Third Financing for Development conference discussed key challenges facing domestic revenue mobilization as well as progress made to date.

Categories: Ethiopia, President's Corner


22/07/2015 - The African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka has called for enhancement of policies to strengthen their role in growing inclusive business. Inclusive business, he said was an effective means of increasing private sector contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Private Sector


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