29/09/2016 - The Africa Partnership Conference 2016 was inaugurated on September 20, 2016 in Mauritius by the country’s Finance and Economic Development Minister, Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. The Board of Investment (BOI) of Mauritius hosted the conference in collaboration with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), under the theme: “Creating Shared Value through Sustainable Investment”.
29/09/2016 - The African Development Bank has launched the Gender in Practice Community of Practice (GiP COP), an online resource that seeks to promote information and knowledge sharing on gender equality. The event took place on September 28, 2016 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
28/09/2016 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, completed a three-day official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday, reaffirming the Bank’s strong partnership with one of his biggest shareholders and clients, as the country struggles with the impact of an economic recession.
28/09/2016 - Over 100 designers, entrepreneurs, fashion bloggers, representatives from international organisations, and other stakeholders from the textile and fashion industry gathered Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss findings of a report on the economics of Africa’s creative sector.
27/09/2016 - Le 27 septembre 2016, l’industrie des voyages et du tourisme célèbre la Journée mondiale du tourisme. Lancée en 1980 par l’Organisation mondiale du tourisme (OMT), un organisme des Nations Unies, la Journée mondiale du tourisme rassemble chaque année la communauté internationale du tourisme autour d’un thème significatif de grande portée pour l’accès à des destinations petites ou grandes, cosmopolites ou rurales, sur tous les continents.
26/09/2016 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, a souligné le 26 septembre, la nécessité pour le Nigeria d’introduire des mesures incitatives appropriées afin de stimuler les investissements du secteur privé et de relancer sa croissance. Il a également rassuré les autorités en réitérant le soutien indéfectible de la BAD en cette période difficile.
26/09/2016 - On Friday, September 23, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Executive Director (ED) for Sudan, Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, concluded a three-day familiarization mission to Sudan. ED Oku-Afari represents a constituency of five countries at the Bank, comprising Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana and Gambia. This mission sought to acquaint him with firsthand knowledge of developments in Sudan as well as the state of the Bank’s development operations in the country.
21/09/2016 - On September 14, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Human Development Department (OSHD), hosted a meeting of Technical and Financial Partners (PTFs) supporting nutrition in Côte d’Ivoire. The Bank is the group’s co-chair together with UNICEF.
19/09/2016 - The African Green Revolution Forum, held in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 5-9, 2016, discussed how to de-risk risk agriculture financing.
16/09/2016 - “I no longer need to waste hours fetching water. I have more time to help my husband with our cattle – which was quite difficult without access to clean water. It’s such a relief,” Zuena, a farmer from Machui, said of the African Development Bank’s Zanzibar Water and Sanitation Project, completed in 2015. Her household recently benefited from the Machui project. “It has changed our lives,” she said.