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28/05/2016 - African Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have announced, in a joint statement, that they will closely work with and support the African Development Bank in delivering the 'High Five' agenda unveiled by President Akinwumi Adesina at the 2016 Annual Meetings in Lusaka.

Categories: Zambia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Employment, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, President's Corner


27/05/2016 - With almost 200 million people between the ages of 15 and 24, the African continent boasts the youngest population in the world. By 2045, that figure is expected to double.

Categories: Zambia, Youth, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Education, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Information & Communication Technology, President's Corner


27/05/2016 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has pledged the Bank's support to African Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), noting that its advocacy has become critical in the light of the Bank's accountability and transparency culture.

Categories: Zambia, Partnerships, Youth, Gender, Employment, President's Corner


26/05/2016 - Influential world leaders and senior business executives have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Partnerships, President's Corner


26/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to improve the agriculture sector in Africa by embarking on an ambitious seven-point plan which aims at transforming the sector and be able to empower the small scale farmers and youths.

Categories: Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, President's Corner


26/05/2016 - Africa Day takes place on May 25 every year, commemorating the signature of the founding agreements of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was formed in Addis Ababa on May 25, 1963 and later succeeded by the African Union.

Categories: Zambia, Gender, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, President's Corner


24/05/2016 - Rwanda President Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed President Akinwumi Adesina’s “New Deal on Energy”, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025.

Categories: Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, President's Corner


24/05/2016 - Key African leaders at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings, in partnership with the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, outlined a vision for a new high-level effort and shared new data strengthening the economic case for investment in nutrition across Africa.

Categories: Zambia, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, President's Corner


23/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa’s integration is vital in eliminating challenges such as under-nutrition and the unfavourable climatic conditions which have negatively affected the welfare of the people.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Climate Change, President's Corner


18/05/2016 - At the just-concluded World Economic Forum on Africa, the African Development Bank reiterated the need to improve energy access to all in efforts to industrialise the continent. President Akinwumi Adesina, while participating in a presidential panel on Implementing Africa's Development Agendas, said, "Without electricity, nothing happens. We need to light up and power Africa as energy is key to industrialisation".

Categories: Rwanda, Energy & Power, Employment, Information & Communication Technology, Youth, Partnerships, Regional Integration, President's Corner


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