18/06/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a signé le 14 juin trois conventions de dons avec des structures bénéficiaires du Fonds de renforcement des capacités de la micro finance, pour un total de 900.000 euros. Ces dons, financés par l’Espagne, permettront aux ménages africains démunis d’accéder au financement susceptible de leur permettre d’initier des activités génératrices de revenus.
17/06/2013 - African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka on Monday applauded the G8 for its emphasis on the issues around resource mobilization through greater transparency in taxation of Africa’s natural resources.
17/06/2013 - British Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) and President Donald Kaberuka for pioneering initiatives to scale the continent’s infrastructure development.
- From: 17/06/2013
- To: 18/06/2013
- Location: London, UK
African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on 15 July 2013 attended a pre-G8 summit in London, where he called for fair and transparent taxes on African mineral resources.
- From: 19/06/2013
- To: 19/06/2013
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
A workshop on reducing fees for migrant transfers to optimize their use in development is slated for Wednesday, June 19, at the head office of the Tunisian Central Bank in Tunis. Under the aegis of the African Development Bank, the event will examine the findings of an AfDB study published in 2012, “Financial tools and products for the Maghreb and the Franc Zone”.
- From: 11/06/2013
- To: 11/06/2013
- Location: Cairo, Egypt
As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology Transfer Mechanisms in Egypt Based on Best Practices from Southern Countries.”
- From: 20/06/2013
- To: 21/06/2013
- Location: Dakar, Senegal
The African Development Bank, in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, is organizing a brainstorming workshop on common migration policy for ECOWAS on June 20 and 21, 2013. The workshop, which will be held at the Novotel Hotel in Dakar, Senegal, will serve to guide the development of a modern day migration policy that responds to the aspirations of the region’s citizens and that conform to present-day realities.
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
Categories: Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Food Production, Health, Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Regional Integration, Education, Poverty Reduction, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries
07/06/2013 - The African Develop Fund (ADF) held its 39th Annual Meetings in Marrakech, Morocco, during the 48th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB). The fund used the occasion to take stock of its achievements and prospects.
Categories: Morocco, Human Capital Development, Structural Transformation, Civil Society, Infrastructure, Food Production, Fragile States Facility, Green Growth Initiative, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender
07/06/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) formally signed on May 29th in Marrakech, Morocco, in the prelude of the 48th AfDB Annual Meetings, a USD 100 million unfunded Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) with Commerzbank AG under which the two banks will share the default risk on a portfolio of eligible trade transactions originated by African issuing banks in Africa and confirmed by Commerzbank AG.