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27/03/2015 - It has been one year since the World Health Organization officially announced the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Since March 23, 2014, the African Development Bank has played a prominent role in fighting back Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The institution’s support of the three hardest-hit countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone has never wavered.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola


27/03/2015 - A High Level Consultation gathering took place on Wednesday, March 25 at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan to discuss solutions to ending the energy problem in Comoros. The meeting has cited the important role the private sector can play in the country’s ailing energy industry.

Categories: Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Health, Private Sector


26/03/2015 - In an effort to further expand the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) support to the governments and people of Liberia and Sierra Leone in their fight against Ebola Virus Disease epidemic (EVD), Corporate Services Vice-President, Sue Wardell recently lead a Bank mission to the two countries and met with government officials, investors and NGOs.

Categories: Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola, Partnerships, Human Capital Development


26/03/2015 - Development partners have a key role to play in supporting Africa’s endeavours in the areas of environmental capacity and good governance, in line with the requirement of the “Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness”.

Categories: Environment, Quality Assurance & Results


25/03/2015 - The issue of enhancing trade is key to helping African countries become emerging economies, African Development Bank’s Acting Chief Economist and Vice-President said during the recent International Conference on the Emergence of Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance


24/03/2015 - Whatever happens in Africa today depends on a vortex of forces, said Donald Kaberuka, including demographics and massive internal migration, the incomplete transitions on the economic and political side, commodity prices, and the threat of terrorism.

Categories: United Kingdom


24/03/2015 - One year after the World Health Organization declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Mano River Union convened a three-day Sub-Regional Technical and Ministerial Meeting on Post-Ebola Economic Recovery in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Partnerships, Ebola


20/03/2015 - Ivorian Government officials and Members of Parliament, representatives of the private sector, international development partners as well as African Development Bank’s (AfDB) water and sanitation experts gathered in at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, on Friday, March 20 to commemorate World Water Day and discuss the priorities and challenges relating to access to water on the continent.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships


20/03/2015 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a pris une part active au deuxième et dernier jour d’Africa CEO Forum qui s’est achevé le mardi 17 mars 2015 à Genève, avec les interventions de Solomon Asamoah, vice-président, Infrastructures, Secteur privé et Intégration régionale et de Kodeidja Diallo, directrice du Département du Secteur privé. Ils sont intervenus respectivement dans les panels sur « Doing Business en Afrique : les clés d’une (nécessaire) révolution » et « Accélérer la diversification des sources de financement du secteur privé africain ».

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector


18/03/2015 - The International Conference on the Emergence of Africa opened Wednesday, March 18 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, with calls for African governments to address inequality. Even though Africa is experiencing economic growth, many still cannot feel the impact, the forum heard.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Private Sector


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