News & Events
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
- From: 11/12/2012
- To: 13/12/2012
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
The African Community of Practice is organizing its fifth annual meeting to formally launch the Africa Knowledge for Results initiative (AfriK4R), an AfDB-funded project in Tunis, Tunisia. Over 100 participants are expected to convene at the Africa Hotel in Tunis, including ministers, senior government officials, and members of parliament from the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), as well as development partners, leaders from civil society organizations, the private sector and academia.
Categories: Quality Assurance & Results
30/05/2012 - La deuxième Revue annuelle sur l’efficacité du développement – Edition 2012, de la Banque africaine de développement (Bad), publiée ce mercredi à Arusha (Tanzanie), dans le cadre de la 47ème Assemblée annuelle de l’institution, plaide pour une répartition plus équitable de la croissance économique notée ces dernières années en Afrique.
30/11/2011 - This week, an important global event is taking place in Busan, South Korea – The 4th High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness. The aim is to search for a new consensus on development cooperation. And it is fitting that the conference takes place in a country that was at one time aid dependent and now has graduated to a member of the G20.
01/11/2011 - More than 30 African Development Bank (AfDB) task managers, as well as environment and climate change specialists, attended a two-day workshop on the AfDB’s new Climate Safeguards System (CSS) from 11 to 13 October 2011 in Tunis, Tunisia to learn how CSS can support project teams in their efforts to mainstream climate risks into the AfDB’s operations. The first day of the training offered an overview of the CSS climate screening process, which helps project teams assess their project’s climate vulnerability and define adaptation measures and options to address them. The second day of training was dedicated to applying the screening process to specific sectors. The pilot stage of the new CSS targets Africa’s most vulnerable sectors: agriculture, water, energy and transport.
01/11/2011 - As part of an ongoing effort to prepare Africa's negotiating position at the December UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP17) in Durban, South Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) sent a delegation led by its Quality Assurance and Results Department and Climate Change Coordinating Committee to the UN Climate Change Conference in Panama City, Panama from 1 to 7 October 2011. This was the last formal negotiating session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) before COP17. The AfDB followed up with African negotiators on outstanding issues, including the Africa Green Fund, and hosted two side events on critical areas in Africa’s fight against climate change: understanding Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and managing water resources.
10/06/2011 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday 10 June 2011 launched the First edition of its Annual Development Effectiveness Review (ADER), at of its Annual Meetings in Lisbon, Portugal.
23/05/2011 - Conservation experts from the African Development Bank, development agencies, civil society, and regional governments met in Tunis, Tunisia on May 17-18, 2011 to identify and share trends and experiences to strengthen biodiversity conservation in Africa.
05/05/2011 - This year’s Global Monitoring Report 2011 entitled “Improving the Odds of Achieving the MDGs - Heterogeneity, Gaps and Challenges”, reviewed the evolution of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) towards their achievement deadline set for 2015 by World Leaders in 2000. The Global Monitoring Report is a product of a strategic collaboration of multilateral development finance institutions led by the World Bank and which includes the AfDB.