22/05/2013 - Many African nations are booming, and despite high population growth, the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has declined by 16% over the last decade. As African governments accelerate efforts to transform their economies and boost growth, there are growing demands to ensure that growth is equitable and benefits all African citizens.
20/05/2013 - Investir dans les soins de santé est à la base de la croissance inclusive et durable. Tel est le crédo de la BAD, mais aussi du Maroc, qui travaille depuis 2005 à favoriser l’accès de tous, notamment des plus démunis, à des soins de qualité.
08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
02/05/2013 - From April 21-24, 2013, a distinguished audience comprising of more than 20 serving and former Ministers of Finance, former Prime Ministers and Presidents, prominent scholars and economists participated in the Ministerial Leadership in Health Forum at Harvard University.
29/04/2013 - The economic transformation of the African continent is the cornerstone of the African Development Bank Group’s new Ten-Year (2013-2022) Strategy. The Strategy, which has been approved by the Executive Directors of the Bank, emphasizes the quality and sustainability of growth.
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28/03/2013 - In a recent paper produced as part of a series on North African policies, the African Development Bank (AfDB) analyzes the prospects of exporting the health services available in North Africa.
Accelerated growth and job creation pose major challenges for the countries of North Africa (NAF), which are all facing a rapid increase in their workforce. In the Maghreb, the preponderance of the textile-clothing sector and outsourced automobile-related manufacturing in industry, as well the lack of alternative manufacturing specialization largely contribute to fragility.
07/03/2013 - Funded by the African Water Facility (AWF) to the amount of US $3 million, the project designed to rehabilitate the water supply and sewerage systems in Chitungwiza will be handed over today to the Municipality of Chitungwiza, following the completion of the construction works.
07/03/2013 - International Women’s Day is a day of celebration and a day of challenge, often rolled into one. In realizing how far we have come towards ensuring genuine equality of opportunity for women as for men, it becomes clear how far we still have to go.
07/03/2013 - African Development Bank operations have had a profound impact on women’s lives in Africa. Several successful examples from various education, employment, microfinance, social protection and health projects indicate that women and girls have better access to services and opportunities that have led to reductions in gender disparities and improvements in gender outcomes including women’s participation and empowerment.
18/02/2013 - The African Development Fund (ADF) was created in 1972 to accompany the least fortunate African economies on the road to social and economic progress. At the time it is celebrating its 40th anniversary, this African Development Bank group (AfDB)’s window for grants and concessional loans can be proud of its several decades of achievements and numerous results to showcase its contribution to improving the lives of Africans.