05/12/2013 - On Wednesday, December 4, the Board of the African Development Bank Group approved US $28.92-million in budget support composed of a loan of UA 13.91 million and a grant of UA 4.93 million to the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, from the concessionary African Development Fund resources to finance the country’s Youth Employability and Insertion Support Programme (PAAEIJ).
28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility
26/11/2013 - “We consider the African Virtual University (AVU) Project very critical to the effort to improve access to higher education in Africa and are pleased to learn that the deliberations on the integration of e-learning and open education into mainstream education programs was fruitful,” concluded Stefan Muller, Lead Economist of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC) during the first international conference African Virtual University organized from November 20-22, 2013 in Nairobi.
21/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 20 November 2013 in Tunis approved a loan of UA 22.22 million or US $33.6 million from African Development Fund (ADF) concessionary resources to finance the Support to Science and Technology Education Project (SSTEP) in Zambia.
06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.
Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development
06/11/2013 - With the assistance of the African Development Bank (AfDB), a high-level 13-person delegation from Togo visited Kigali, from October 20-27, 2013.
30/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group) on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 in Tunis, approved a loan amounting to US$ 33.5 for Senegal to help the country finance the Project to Support the Promotion of Employment for Youth and Women (PAPEJF).
25/10/2013 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 23 octobre 2013 à Tunis, un prêt de 33,5 millions de dollars EU octroyé à la République du Sénégal. Ce financement, obtenu par le Fond Africain de développement (FAD), entend promouvoir l’emploi des jeunes et des femmes dans les chaines de valeur agricoles et de prestation de services.
27/09/2013 - Participants in the African Development Fund have reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Africa’s continuing process of economic transformation, with a total replenishment amount of $7.3 billion for 2014 to 2016. Millions of Africans stand to benefit from improved energy supply, transport networks, water and sanitation, education and agricultural productivity.
Categories: France, ADF, Structural Transformation, Regional Integration, Quality Assurance & Results, Partnerships, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Energy & Power, Environment, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation
26/09/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group met on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Tunis and approved US $43.27 million (UA 28.845 million) to finance Sierra Leone’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which aims to increase access to water and sanitation in the rural areas of the country. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Agenda for Prosperity and achievement of the water supply, sanitation and hygiene targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Categories: Tunisia, Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Human Capital Development, Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF