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01/10/2014 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 1er octobre 2014 à Abidjan, un prêt de 100 millions d’euros, destiné à soutenir la phase III du programme d’appui au développement du secteur financier (PADESFI III) du Maroc.

Categories: Morocco, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector

01/10/2014 - The 9th African Economic Conference will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on November 1-3, 2014 on the theme “Knowledge and Innovation for Africa’s Transformation”.

Categories: Ethiopia, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Youth, Structural Transformation

01/10/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank Group and representatives from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire on October 1, 2014 in Abidjan signed loan and grant agreements worth US $152 million to fight back the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Health

30/09/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released the first-ever Green Growth Framework that will function as a foundational reference document for its future work on green growth.

Categories: Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative

30/09/2014 - On September 18, 2014, the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the United Republic of Tanzania, launched the Technical Vocational Education and Teacher Education (TVET-TE) project worth US $57 million (Sh 92.4 billion) at Mwalimu Nyerere International Conference in Dar es salaam, Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Education

30/09/2014 - Investors representing over two trillion dollars of assets under management as of September 23, issued an Investor Statement on Green Bonds and Climate Bonds, committing to grow a global market in the financing of climate change solutions. At the same a group of 13 development banks, investors and issuers committed themselves to further developing the Green Bonds market.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation

30/09/2014 - Africa must embrace agricultural innovations to better compete in an evolving global bio-economy, according to findings from a new report issued by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries

26/09/2014 - The Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a 1 million Euro line of credit (LOC) equivalent in Central African CFA francs (XAF) to Advans Cameroon.

Categories: Cameroon, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Youth, Employment

26/09/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 approved a US $29.49-million grant to help finance the first phase of the Nyakararo-Mwaro-Gitega (RN18) Road Improvement and Asphalting Project in Burundi.

Categories: Burundi, Transport, Regional Integration, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure

26/09/2014 - On the margins of the Climate Summit in New York, the Japanese government convened the second roundtable with African Regional Economic Communities (RECs), chaired by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, to underline the importance of regional infrastructure as an essential requisite to Africa's growth.

Categories: Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Regional Integration

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