News & Events
18/04/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the government of Rwanda, on April 16, 2013 in Kigali, signed financing agreements amounting to UA 25.61 million (USD 38 million) for a skills, employability and entrepreneurship program. The Bank’s support comprises a grant of UA17.19 million (USD 25.3 million) and a loan of UA 8.42 million ( USD 12 623 264) and will finance Rwanda’s financial year 2012-2013 budget.
05/04/2013 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors on April 3, 2013 approved an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of USD $ 25.7 million and an ADF loan of USD 12.6 million for a Skills, Employability and Entrepreneurship Program (SEEP) in Rwanda.
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.
13/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Categories: Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate goal of the program is to facilitate wider public access to official statistics and to support countries in their efforts to improve data quality and dissemination for better policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation. The program was launched in November 2012 as part of the Bank’s broader statistical capacity building program in Africa.
Categories: Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development
06/12/2012 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday approved the institution’s Information Technology Strategy 2013-2015 and the Bank Group’s Participation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund.
Categories: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Transport, Infrastructure
12/11/2012 - African countries ought to reject the Economic Partnership Agreements that the European Union is currently trying to force on them and instead get it to sign migration agreements that have the effect of benefiting both parties equally, Shantayanan Devarajan, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, told the African Economic Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on November 1.
06/11/2012 - The Director of Financial Integration at the West African Monetary Institute, Eunice Egbuna, a Nigerian national, discusses the importance of girls’ education in Africa’s development on the occasion of the 2012 African Economic Conference, which concluded Friday, November 2 in Kigali, Rwanda.
05/11/2012 - On the closing day of the 2012 African Economic Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on Friday, the conference organizers selected the best research paper presented at the conference by a young African scholar. The goal of the prize was to recognize and encourage research among young Africans.
05/11/2012 - Rose Koffi-Nevry, an economic expert at Nangui Abrogoua University in Côte d’Ivoire, complained on Friday of the socio-economic consequences of domestic food hygiene on development in Africa, calling it an “invisible world” because public authorities seem to be ignoring the scale and negative implications of this phenomenon on development throughout the continent.