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16/07/2014 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made a strong case for the importance of tackling private investment impediments in the African infrastructure agenda during the joint AfDB, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and International Growth Center (IGC) event held on July 15, 2014 at the OECD headquarters in Paris.

Categories: France, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Partnerships


16/07/2014 - Donald Kaberuka, président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) s’est rendu à Paris, le 15 juillet 2014, pour marquer de sa présence le lancement de la Fondation franco-africaine pour la croissance.

Categories: France, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships


14/07/2014 - The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace convened a two-day seminar at the Pontifical Academy of Science inside the Vatican, on 11-12 July 2014, to discuss a human-centered approach to resolving the challenges of poverty and inequality that afflict many parts of the global economy, in spite recent signs of recovery. The invitation-only seminar brought together leading economists, central bankers, Nobel Prize winners, church leaders, as well as heads of international organizations and NGOs

Categories: Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


24/06/2014 - The Tunisian government, on June 23, 2014, hosted a farewell ceremony in honor of the African Development Bank (AfDB), as the institution is leaving the country after eleven years of temporary relocation in Tunis. The ceremony took place at the government house (Kasbah) in Tunis.

Categories: Tunisia


21/06/2014 - At a ceremony held on 20 June 2014 in Tunis, the Tunisian Government expressed its appreciation of the African Development Bank (AfDB) for its crucial role in the transformation of the country's economy.

Categories: Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance


19/06/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on June 18, 2014 in Tunis the AfDB’s new Strategy for “Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa (2014-2019)”. The Strategy aims to place the institution at the center of Africa’s efforts to address fragility and pave the way for a more resilient and inclusive development trajectory.

Categories: Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Fragile States Facility, High-Level Panel on Fragile States


16/06/2014 - Le sommet de Dakar sur le financement des infrastructures en Afrique qui s’est tenu à Dakar ( Sénégal) du 14 au 15 juin 2014 s’est penché sur le meilleur moyen de convaincre les investisseurs privés, nationaux comme étrangers, à s’engager dans le financement d’ouvrages structurants.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Private Sector


16/06/2014 - President Donald Kaberuka of the African Development Bank (AfDB) participated on 15 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, in a summit on financing infrastructure in Africa. Entitled "Unleashing Africa’s infrastructure potential," the Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) aimed to mobilize stakeholders around efforts made by the African Union (AU) and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme to accelerate the implementation of priority regional infrastructure projects.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Partnerships, NEPAD, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


  • From: 14/06/2014
  • To: 15/06/2014
  • Location: Dakar, Senegal

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will play a key role in a summit on financing infrastructure in Africa, to be held in Dakar, Senegal, on June 14 and 15, 2014. Entitled "Unleashing Africa’s infrastructure potential," the Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) aims to mobilise stakeholders around efforts made by the African Union (AU) and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme to accelerate the implementation of priority regional infrastructure projects.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


10/06/2014 - On June 9, 2014, the President of Benin, Boni Yayi, paid a working visit to the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis, where he met AfDB President Donald Kaberuka and members of the management team. Discussions focused on AfDB participation and support at the roundtable to be held in Paris from June 17 to 19, 2014 on the funding of development projects in Benin.

Categories: Benin, Tunisia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Health, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Transport, Employment


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