News & Events
31/05/2013 - The strong growth of the African population constitutes an asset for the continent if governments implement efficient policies regarding education and growth that can turn into decent jobs.
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).
20/05/2013 - Spanning at least 20 different countries across the African continent, nomadic peoples constitute about six per cent of the total African population, or some 50 million people. This large population, categorized into three major groups, as pastoralists, migrant fishing folks and farmers, has a common wandering lifestyle.
21/04/2013 - Recognizing the power of information to shape better policies, guide development programs and increase accountability, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, along with leaders of six multilateral financial institutions, announced today that they would strengthen inter-agency sharing and collaboration on issues related to data and statistical capacity building. This will provide the global community with better statistical tools to measure progress toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and post-2015 development agenda and improve the lives of people in the developing world.
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.
27/03/2013 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Office for Tunisians Abroad (OTE), have published a new study on employment opportunities for Tunisians in Libya.
19/03/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) organized on the 12th and 13th March in Rabat, Morocco, a regional conference on the employment of young graduates from institutions of higher education. The object of the conference was to rethink and lay down more efficient reform policies with regard to higher education in order to guarantee the possible employment of young graduates.
14/03/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, March 13, a loan in the amount of US $144.89 million in support of the Uganda road sector.
12/03/2013 - The African Development Bank is financing a ground-breaking initiative in Tunisia – Souk At-tanmia – with the goal to foster youth employment, particularly in disadvantaged regions that are struggling with high levels of unemployment in the aftermath of the revolution.