30/05/2013 - Thursday 9 May 2013 - Donald Kaberuka, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB); Rajiv Shah, the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and Gunilla Carlsson, the Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation, have announced the creation of an Agriculture Fast Track Fund for Africa.
Categories: South Africa, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector Development, Infrastructure
17/04/2013 - The African Development Bank has approved two loans totalling USD 232.5 million for the 157.5-kilometre road project from Arusha to Holili in Tanzania, and Taveta to Voi in Kenya, in an effort to reduce the cost of transport and enhance access to agricultural inputs, larger markets and social services within the East Africa Community.
25/03/2013 - On March 13-14, 2013, a wide range of stakeholders gathered in Dar-es-Salaam for a Tanzania Government-hosted workshop to consider the country’s “Geothermal Legal and Regulatory Framework”. Participants included government officials, private developers, geothermal resource survey specialists, development partners, lawyers and civil society representatives.
13/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Categories: Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi, Namibia, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate goal of the program is to facilitate wider public access to official statistics and to support countries in their efforts to improve data quality and dissemination for better policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation. The program was launched in November 2012 as part of the Bank’s broader statistical capacity building program in Africa.
Categories: Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development
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.
20/12/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved on December 19th 2012, a USD 21 million package to finance the implementation of the Zanzibar Urban Water and Sanitation Project in the United Republic of Tanzania. The Government will contribute 10% of the project costs.
06/12/2012 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday approved the institution’s Information Technology Strategy 2013-2015 and the Bank Group’s Participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund.
Categories: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport, Infrastructure
24/10/2012 - In September, the Governments of Liberia and Tanzania opened their doors to officials of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and its implementing partners, including the AfDB, to begin exploring development of investment plans under the CIF’s Program for Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries (SREP).
11/10/2012 - The Governors Consultative Committee (GCC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group today in Tokyo, Japan, endorsed the transmission of the road map for the Bank’s return to its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to the Board of Governors for consideration during the AfDB’s Annual Meetings to be held in Marrakech, Morocco, in May 2013.