News & Events
20/05/2013 - Spanning at least 20 different countries across the African continent, nomadic peoples constitute about six per cent of the total African population, or some 50 million people. This large population, categorized into three major groups, as pastoralists, migrant fishing folks and farmers, has a common wandering lifestyle.
20/05/2013 - A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) shows that investments in green growth are not only good for the environment but are also advantageous to economic growth.
01/04/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a pu accompagner en 2011, l’Institut National de la Statistique (INS) dans la revue et la mise à jour de sa méthodologie de mesure de la pauvreté et ce en collaboration avec la Banque mondiale. Le travail a été mené en consultation avec un comité d'experts universitaires tunisiens, des représentants des ministères et des structures publiques et d’organisations non gouvernementales.
27/02/2013 - An African Development Bank team composed of experts from the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) and the Sierra Leone Field Office (SLFO) completed its second green growth mission to Sierra Leone from February 4 to 8, 2013. The objective of the mission was to work further with Government counterparts on mainstreaming green growth into Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) – (2013–2017) called “Agenda for Prosperity”, currently under preparation.
19/02/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday, February 13, in Tunis approved a 22-million euro loan to Tunisia to finance the Gafsa North Integrated Agricultural Development Project, which aims to reduce poverty in the area.
19/02/2013 - La BAD et la Mauritanie ont signé le 12 février plusieurs accords de dons dont l’objectif est de contribuer à la réduction de la pauvreté en milieu rural par le truchement d’investissements dans le secteur de l’eau.
20/12/2012 - AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, was a guest speaker at the Meeting of the Board of Governors of PTA Bank in Lusaka, Zambia, on 19 December, 2012. He was invited to provide his assessment of the global economy and Africa’s development. Although African economies are currently experiencing growth, Kaberuka guarded against hyperbole.
07/11/2012 - A robust structural transformation is critical to shape a country’s ability to generate a faster and more inclusive growth that is required to tackle social challenges, such as unemployment and poverty. Structural transformation driven by export is highly relevant for Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia, countries where several trade strategies and export promotion policies have been undertaken but are yet to take full advantage of their export-led growth strategies. This study considers how increasing productivity and moving up the value chain could enhance economic development in North Africa.
17/10/2012 - The African Development Bank Group today joined the international community in commemorating the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The occasion presents an opportunity to take stock of the progress made in achieving the objectives of the Millennium Development Goals by 2015. According to the United Nations, more than one billion people are still living in poverty, deprived of their rights to food, education and health.
- Date: 01/08/2012
- Location: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is attending the meeting of African finance ministers and central bank governors which began in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on 1 August.