08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
18/03/2013 - The Development Effectiveness Review (DER) is a series of publications reviewing the African Development Bank’s (AfDB or Bank) contribution to Africa’s development results. Beginning with the first Annual Development Effectiveness Review published in 2011, the DER series has promoted transparency and accountability to our member countries and stakeholders. It also helps us ensure that our operations are continually improving. In 2012, we have published a series of DERs examining aspects of the Bank’s portfolio, including fragile states, regional integration, governance and the Bank’s country program in Rwanda.
05/06/2012 - The AfDB and Sierra Leone’s government on June 1, 2012 in Arusha, signed a US$1.2-million grant financing agreement under Pillar III of the Fragile States Facility, to provide urgently-needed support to the country’s financial sector development plan.
09/05/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa at a high level seminar on “Avoiding the Fragility Trap in Africa” held in Tunis and hosted by the AfDB’s Chief Economist and Vice President, Mthuli Ncube. The keynote speaker was Shanta Deverajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank’s Africa region.
16/02/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has made two grant agreements totaling € 2.9 million (FCFA 1.9 billion) to fund governmental reforms and the country’s 2012 action plan.
11/11/2011 - In the context of an enhanced Bank engagement in Fragile States, Management initiated a discussion with the Board of Directors last week to shed light on effective strategic direction, improved operational processes and tools to address fragility in conflict affected countries.
Categories: Fragile States Facility
20/09/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on 14 September 2011 approved a grant of USD 15.7 million to Sierra Leone to finance the second Economic Governance Reform Program. The grant, from the AfDB Fragile States Facility, will be disbursed in two parts in 2011 and 2012.
08/09/2011 - African leaders from fragile and conflict-affected countries called for a reassessment of the Millennium Development Goals and new approaches to development in Africa during a regional meeting on peace- and statebuilding organized by the African Development Bank, UN Economic Commission for Africa and the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-9 September 2011. Their aim was to shape the agenda for the Fourth High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, Korea in November 2011.
22/06/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Tuesday approved a USD 48-million budget support grant to finance Liberia’s Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Program. The grant is provided from the Bank’s Fragile State Facility.
30/05/2011 - The launching of the new publication “Providing Budget Aid in Situations of Fragility” will take place in the context of the Annual Meetings on 9th June, from 11:00-13:00 in the Lisbon Congress Center. This new publication has emerged from discussions dating back to 2008 among some of the key actors in the provision of budget aid in situations of fragility.
Categories: Fragile States Facility