Special Initiatives

24-May-2019

The Civil Society Engagement Framework - Draft Version

Over the past decade, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has become more transparent and accountable to its member countries and the broader public, developing and promoting new mechanisms and policies to better identify and integrate the African citizen aspirations. The Civil Society Organization (CSO) Engagement Framework, which participates in this vision, as presented in the Medium-term Strategy (MTS) 2008-2012, is designed to strengthen and sustain the Bank’s engagement with CSOs. This engagement will enhance the Bank's programs and policy documents as well as mainstream and broaden the...
24-May-2019

North Africa Long-Term Strategy Consultation Meeting - Summary Report

The summary below captures the main points discussed during the North Africa regional consultation meeting in Tunis and is not a detailed set of minutes. The comments have been summarized and organized into five thematic areas: (I) Context and Drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational Focus for the African Development Bank; (iv) Financing, and (v) Institutional Reform.
24-May-2019

Long-Term Strategy Internal Consultation Meetings - Summary Report

Most African countries have enjoyed increasing rates of economic growth over the last decade. They are today seeing annual GDP growth of 5%, FDI is on the rise due to more robust investment climate, and an increasing share of the population is coming out of poverty.
24-May-2019

Ghana - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

Following a brief presentation on the Approach Paper of the Long Term Strategy, the focus group discussions were based on the key drivers of change in Africa, Africa’s expectations of the Bank and the required changes that the Bank must consider. The main conclusions are summarized below.
24-May-2019

Gabon - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the national consultation meeting in Libreville, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus and role of the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
10-May-2013

Algérie - Réunion de consultation pour la stratégie long-terme

Le Bureau national du Groupe de la Banque africaine en Algérie (DZFO) a organisé, le 22 avril 2012, une consultation nationale sur la Stratégie à long terme de la Banque pour la décennie 2013-2022, au siège de l’Institution, à Alger. Elle s’inscrivait dans le prolongement des larges consultations nationales et régionales lancées en janvier 2012 par la haute direction, en vue de l’élaboration de la Stratégie à long terme de la Banque. Organisée en étroite coordination avec le Ministère des Finances, la consultation nationale en Algérie a vu une large participation des parties prenantes que...
23-May-2012

Southern Africa Long-Term Strategy Consultation Meeting - Summary Report

The progress made by the Bank over the last decade was generally endorsed along with the strategic direction provided by the HLP and incorporated into the MTS. It is critical to examine the Bank’s role in addressing past and present crises and in applying lessons learned to the LTS.
22-May-2012

Mauritius - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Mauritian national consultation meeting in Port Louis, Mauritius, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus for the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Malawi - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Mauritian national consultation meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus for the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Madagascar - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Madagascar national consultation meeting in Antananarivo, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus for the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Liberia - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Liberia consultation meeting and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the main thematic areas that were discussed.
22-May-2012

Chad - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points discussed during the Chadian consultation meeting, under the chairmanship of HE Mr. Abbas Tolli, Minister of Infrastructure and Equipment, representing HE Kordje Bedoumra, Minister of Planning, Economy and International Cooperation on mission. It is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. Participants welcomed the consultative approach taken by the Bank, targeting RMCs, in this initiative to discuss the vision of the Bank and its operational policies for the next ten years. The comments have been summarized along the following...
22-May-2012

CAR - Long-Term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the national consultation meeting in Bangui, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus and role of the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Cameroon - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the national consultation meeting in Yaoundé, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus and role of the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Angola - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points discussed during the Angola national consultation meeting held in Luanda but is not a detailed set of minutes. The comments have been summarized and organized into five main thematic areas.
22-May-2012

Sierra Leone - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The workshop attracted participants from government, financial institutions, private sector, civil society organisation, academia and other regional bodies. In his opening remarks, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Dr. Samura Kamara who co-chaired the meeting with the Resident Representative of the AfDB in Sierra Leone, Mr. Yero Baldeh, said that the Bank’s Long Term Strategy is consistent with the Government of Sierra Leone’s vision of becoming a middle income country in 25 years’ time and a donor country in 50 years’ time. The Minister highlighted five key drivers for the...
22-May-2012

Senegal - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Senegalese national consultation meeting in Dakar, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus and role of the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Nigeria - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Nigerian national consultation meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus for the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.
22-May-2012

Mozambique - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The Permanent Secretary of the Minister of Planning and Development (MPD), Mr. SalimValá delivered the opening address. The meeting was chaired by the National Director of Investment and Cooperation from MPD, Mr. Adriano Ubisse and attended by representatives from government, private sector, civil society and academia (the list of participants is attached to this report).
22-May-2012

Morocco - Long-term Strategy Consultation Meeting

The summary below captures the main points that were discussed during the Moroccan national consultation meeting in Rabat, and is not intended to be a detailed set of minutes for the meeting. The comments have been summarized along the following thematic areas: (i) Context and drivers of change; (ii) Vision for Africa for the next decade; (iii) Operational focus for the Bank; (iv) Financing; and (v) Institutional reform.