News & Events
18/06/2013 - The African Development Bank joined the international community in celebrating the World Day to Combat Desertification on Monday, June 17. This year’s theme is drought and water scarcity. African drylands are particularly vulnerable to water scarcity. While each person needs at least 2,000 cubic metres of water for human well-being and sustainable development every year, on average, people in the drylands have access to only 1,300 cubic metres.
17/06/2013 - The African Development Bank will host a donors’ roundtable in September to help raise funds for the Lake Chad Basin Commission’s five-year investment plan (2013-2017), officials from the two institutions said Tuesday, 11 June 2013, at a meeting at the AfDB headquarters in Tunis.
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
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04/06/2013 - A new type of leadership is needed in Africa if the continent is to attain structural transformation, especially in the face of major challenges including food security, population growth, sustainable development, education, health, and access to clean water and sanitation.
30/05/2013 - The African Development Bank and the Government of Egypt on 29 May in Marrakech, Morocco, signed a US$2-million grant to help the country develop an enabling environment for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
30/05/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will promote urban sanitation in Sokodé, Togo, and enable the population to benefit from toilets, through the valuation of fecal sludge and micro-credit.
29/05/2013 - The African Development Bank on May 28 in Marrakech, Morocco, granted a supplementary loan of US $33.213 million to the government of Mozambique for the rehabilitation of the country’s Massinger Dam. The funds will ensure effective sustainability of the Massingir Dam by preventing its collapse in the event of a heavy downpour.
23/05/2013 - Africa needs accelerated growth and “structural transformation” in order to take the bulk of its population out of poverty.
20/05/2013 - En juillet 2012, la BAD a alloué, sous la forme d’un prêt, une enveloppe de 105 millions d’euros au Programme d’appui au Plan Maroc Vert (PAPMV).
20/05/2013 - Depuis 2001, le Royaume fournit de gros efforts pour généraliser l’accès à l’eau potable, en multipliant les chantiers de raccordement et de distribution. La BAD est le premier bailleur de fonds dans le secteur de l’Eau au Maroc.