News & Events
18/06/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a signé le 14 juin trois conventions de dons avec des structures bénéficiaires du Fonds de renforcement des capacités de la micro finance, pour un total de 900.000 euros. Ces dons, financés par l’Espagne, permettront aux ménages africains démunis d’accéder au financement susceptible de leur permettre d’initier des activités génératrices de revenus.
18/06/2013 - The African Development Bank’s Human Development and Statistics departments have published in March 2013 a joint report on the progress made in Africa’s health sector over the last 50 years. The ‘Health in Africa over the Next 50 Years’ report reviews the progress made in health outcomes, as well as access to and the use of healthcare services.
18/06/2013 - The African Development Bank joined the international community in celebrating the World Day to Combat Desertification on Monday, June 17. This year’s theme is drought and water scarcity. African drylands are particularly vulnerable to water scarcity. While each person needs at least 2,000 cubic metres of water for human well-being and sustainable development every year, on average, people in the drylands have access to only 1,300 cubic metres.
- From: 28/10/2013
- To: 30/10/2013
- Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
The African Economic Conference 2013 is jointly organized by the African Development Bank, the Economic Commission for Africa and the United Nations Development Programme. Under the theme “Regional Integration in Africa”, the Conference will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, from October 28 to 30, 2013
17/06/2013 - African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka on Monday applauded the G8 for its emphasis on the issues around resource mobilization through greater transparency in taxation of Africa’s natural resources.
17/06/2013 - British Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) and President Donald Kaberuka for pioneering initiatives to scale the continent’s infrastructure development.
17/06/2013 - The African Development Bank will host a donors’ roundtable in September to help raise funds for the Lake Chad Basin Commission’s five-year investment plan (2013-2017), officials from the two institutions said Tuesday, 11 June 2013, at a meeting at the AfDB headquarters in Tunis.
- From: 14/06/2013
- To: 14/06/2013
- Location: Monrovia, Liberia
The African Development Bank’s new High Level Panel on Fragile States, chaired by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, met in Monrovia, Liberia, on Friday, June 14 to make decisions on the panel’s immediate priorities for critical analysis and consultations.
- From: 17/06/2013
- To: 18/06/2013
- Location: London, UK
African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on 15 July 2013 attended a pre-G8 summit in London, where he called for fair and transparent taxes on African mineral resources.
- From: 19/06/2013
- To: 19/06/2013
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
A workshop on reducing fees for migrant transfers to optimize their use in development is slated for Wednesday, June 19, at the head office of the Tunisian Central Bank in Tunis. Under the aegis of the African Development Bank, the event will examine the findings of an AfDB study published in 2012, “Financial tools and products for the Maghreb and the Franc Zone”.