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24/11/2015 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 19 décembre 2015, en faveur de l’Union des Comores, un don destiné au financement du Projet de renforcement des capacités institutionnelles (PRCI) Phase II.

Categories: Comoros, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Fragile States Facility

19/11/2015 - The work under African Development Fund’s 13th replenishment (ADF-13) is on track and on target: this was the collective message when ADF Deputies and AfDB Group Senior Management convened in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from November 11 to 13, 2015 to review its progress half-way through its implementation. They were joined at this Mid-Term Review by representatives from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Malawi – all ADF-eligible borrowing countries – as well as observers from other International Financial Institutions such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Categories: Ghana, Malawi, Côte d’Ivoire, ADF, Fragile States Facility, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Partnerships

23/10/2015 - On October 21, 2015, the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors approved a US $33.3-million grant to set up a Post Ebola Recovery Social Investment Fund (PERSIF) intended to support the implementation of the National Post Ebola Recovery strategies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development, Youth, Fragile States Facility, Ebola, Partnerships

22/10/2015 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Transition Support Department co-hosted a workshop with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on October 19, 2015. The event was part of a series of consultative workshops by the OECD, to refine the concept and dimensions of a new model of fragility, in preparation for the “States of Fragility Report 2016”.

Categories: Fragile States Facility, Partnerships

01/06/2015 - The Transition Support Department (ORTS) of the African Development Bank kicked off Day 1 of the Bank’s 2015 Annual Meetings on Monday, May 25 by hosting the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding’s (IDPS) 2014 New Deal Monitoring Report (NDMR) launch. The IDPS was created in 2008 to provide a platform on which countries facing fragility could have an equal voice with development partners in setting the peace-building and state-building agenda.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Fragile States Facility, Partnerships

09/04/2015 - The African Development Bank’s Transition Support Department (ORTS) hosted jointly with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the launching of the 2015 edition of the OECD report States of Fragility 2015: Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions on Wednesday, April 8 in the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Poverty Reduction, Fragile States Facility, Private Sector

02/07/2014 - The Government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union-led initiative, and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have signed an agreement aimed at providing at least EUR 50 million (approx. USD 70 million) within an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative. The initiative will finance improved access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Africa. The agreement was signed on the fringes of the 23rd AU Summit held from 26-27 June 2014 In Malabo (Equatorial Guinea).

Categories: Rwanda, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Fragile States Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative

27/06/2014 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Côte d’Ivoire, respectivement représentés par Janvier Kpourou Litse, directeur en charge du Nepad, de l’Intégration régionale et du commerce et Nialé Kaba, ministre ivoirien en charge de l’Economie et des Finances, ont procédé le 25 juin 2014 à Abidjan, à la signature de protocoles de dons relatifs au Programme d’appui au renforcement de l’inclusion et de la cohésion sociale (PARICS).

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Gender, Civil Society, Regional Integration, NEPAD, ADF, Fragile States Facility

23/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on 23 June 2014 in Tunis a US$22 million grant from its Fragile States Facility for the Jiji and Mulembwe Hydroelectric Plant Project in Burundi. Representing the largest investment in Burundi in the post-war period, the project is also one of the largest investments made in the country’s energy infrastructure since the 1980s.

Categories: Burundi, Energy & Power, Fragile States Facility, Private Sector, Employment, Water Supply & Sanitation, Board of Directors

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, Board of Directors, President's Corner

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