News & Events
10/05/2013 - The first edition of the African Development Bank’s Gender Forum was held in Tunis on May 10, 2013, with women stressing the need to integrate institutional recognition, leadership, resource mobilization, capacity building and expertise development, “if we want to effectively change the state of gender equality in Africa.”
- From: 10/05/2013
- To: 10/05/2013
- Location: Tunis, Tunisia
The African Development Bank is organizing on 10 May, 2013 in Tunis the first edition of the “AfDB Gender Forum” to leverage the Bank’s advocacy on Gender Equality. The Forum will provide the opportunity for policy makers and development actors to exchange views on crucial steps and innovative approaches that need to be explored to transform the state of gender equality on the continent.
07/05/2013 - AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power - The US $7.6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) gave the go-ahead on Friday, May 3, to Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to proceed with an updated version of a sweeping plan to create an unprecedented 1,120 megawatts (MW) of energy from Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) for the region. The plan will receive US $660 million from the CIF’s Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and is expected to leverage nearly US $5 billion from other donors and private financing.
06/05/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Tunisia on Monday, May 6, 2013, in Tunis, signed two agreements relating to two important operations. The first agreement concerned the North Gafsa integrated development project (PDAI), in the amount of 22.115 million euros, while the second one, an agreement letter for 799,664 euros, related to the support and establishment of the e-government and open government. The funding amounts to 22.9 million euros.
06/05/2013 - The African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI), managed by the African Development Bank (AfDB), will launch its website www.africanbondmarkets.org on May 6, 2013. The AFMI website is designed to be a knowledge management and information dissemination tool to raise awareness and understanding of African local currency bond markets.
03/05/2013 - During a working visit to the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis on 3rd May 2013 , Nizar Baraka, Moroccan Minister of Finance, and Chairman of the AfDB Board of Governors, welcomed the support of the Bank to his country’s quest for green growth. In his words, the AfDB is the country’s leading partner. «The Institution works hand in hand with us and is the driving force of our economy towards green growth,» he said.
- From: 22/04/2013
- To: 23/04/2013
- Location: Marrakesh, Morocco
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are jointly organizing the North Africa and Southern Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) Regional Public procurement Conference on Morocco on April 22-23 in Marrakesh, Morocco to launch a report on the assessment of the public procurement system of Tunisia. The conference, which will provide Tunisia an action plan to improve its public procurement system will include discussions on public procurement initiatives, reforms and assessments in Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania and Morocco.
05/04/2013 - On March 19, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and World Bank convened a workshop with representatives of Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in Rabat, Morocco to review and upgrade the region’s path-breaking regional Investment Plan for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with funding from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF).
01/04/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a pu accompagner en 2011, l’Institut National de la Statistique (INS) dans la revue et la mise à jour de sa méthodologie de mesure de la pauvreté et ce en collaboration avec la Banque mondiale. Le travail a été mené en consultation avec un comité d'experts universitaires tunisiens, des représentants des ministères et des structures publiques et d’organisations non gouvernementales.
28/03/2013 - Capital markets in North Africa have a long history but have been marginal to the region’s development, concludes a new brief published by the African Development Bank entitled “Capital Market Development in North Africa: Current Status and Future Potential”.