News & Events
02/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has proved its commitment to transparency by joining the ranks of over 190 development organisations which are publishing data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative. It has been ranked No 7 out of 67 donors by a report from Publish What You Fund (PWYF) released on 24 October 2013. This ranking places the AfDB as second Multilateral Development Institution (MDB) just after the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.
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
- From: 28/08/2013
- To: 29/08/2013
- Location: Pretoria, South Africa
As the African Development Bank embarks on the implementation of its recently approved Ten Year Strategy (2013-2022), it is important for the Bank and its key partners to take stock of lessons learned through evaluations of some key strategic areas.
26/07/2013 - “It’s easy to be critical of development, especially in hard times at home,” said US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.“But today shows the very best it can do.” Setting out some of the core principles of US development support – “impacts not inputs”, “developing countries in the driver’s seat”, the diminishing role of aid and the growing role of the private sector – he praised the “vital on-the-ground work that strengthens communities and regions around the world, while also advancing American economic and security interests abroad.
Categories: United States of America, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Food Production, ADF, Quality Assurance & Results
15/07/2013 - The reliability of economic statistics is a crucial concern now that African development is gathering pace and foreign investors need reassurance that they can rely on African statistics. This report, titled ‘Situational Analysis of the Reliability of Economic Statistics in Africa – Special Focus on GDP Measurement’ summarizes the situation regarding national accounts statistics in Africa.
11/07/2013 - Africa is now the fastest growing continent in the world, the African Development Bank’s Annual Development Effectiveness Review 2013 states.
09/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) believes that investment in better information is investment in better development, as transparent information on aid is fundamental for democratic ownership and accountability. It enables citizens and their representatives to monitor the allocation of resources for development and, in this connection keep their governments and partners accountable.
01/07/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) launched on 1 July 2013 in Tunis, Tunisia its data in line with the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) standard.
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.
13/12/2012 - The Fifth Annual Meeting of the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP) opened on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 in Tunis with emphasis on the need to support achieve economic growth that is shared by everyone.
Categories: Quality Assurance & Results