News & Events
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) efforts to improve sustainable energy supply and access in Africa took a leap forward with the Board of Directors’ approval of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project.
12/11/2013 - The African Development Bank, the Government of Rwanda and development partners launched the 2013 African Economic Outlook (AEO) on November 6 in Kigali, underscoring the role of Africa’s agricultural, mining and energy resources in supporting the continent’s economic growth and advancements in human development.
06/11/2013 - Over 300 guests attended Transform Africa Summit’s Cultural Gala where Rwanda last week launched its digital archive of cultural and historical information called Rwandapedia to tell the story of the country from its own perspective. The African Development Bank supported the realisation of the platform.
06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.
Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development
06/11/2013 - With the assistance of the African Development Bank (AfDB), a high-level 13-person delegation from Togo visited Kigali, from October 20-27, 2013.
28/10/2013 - “Transform Africa 2013, a major four-day Pan-African Information and Communications Technology (ICT) summit opened in Kigali, Rwanda on 28 October 2013 , with the launch of a study commissioned by the African Development Bank (AfDB) on how to fully integrate Africa into the cyber world.
28/10/2013 - Regional integration is still the driver of inclusive growth in Africa. This was the opinion of the panellists during the session on “Leveraging regional integration for inclusive and sustainable growth in Africa”. It was organized on Monday, October 28 in Johannesburg as part of the eighth African Economic Conference (AEC).
- From: 28/10/2013
- To: 31/10/2013
- Location: Kigali, Rwanda
The African Development Bank (AfDB), will participate in “Transform Africa 2013 Summit” to be hosted by the government of Rwanda from 28 to 31 October in Kigali. This pan African ICT event will bring together more than one thousand participants from Africa and beyond, representing various sectors including governments, business and the youth to discuss the future of broadband on the continent.
- From: 04/11/2013
- To: 07/11/2013
- Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is organizing a training session on Value for Money (VfM) with senior government officials and civil society organisations from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia on November 4-7 2013 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
18/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Friday, October 18 a US $12.5-million equity investment in the Kibo Fund II. This contribution will allow the Fund to provide access to finance and capacity building to an underserved market of outward-looking small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market African firms, particularly in low-income and fragile states within various sectors in Africa, thereby boosting income generation and job creation.