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23/05/2019 - Mozambique has launched a new statistics-based system to track trends in the labour market sector. The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security of Mozambique (MITESS) launched the Labour Market Information System (SIMT) Management Platform on May 9th.

Categories: Mozambique


23/05/2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 22 mai 2019 à Abidjan, une aide financière de 128,8 millions de dollars américains au Niger pour la réalisation du Projet d’appui au programme « Kandadji » de régénération des écosystèmes et de mise en valeur de la Vallée du Niger (PA-KRESMIN).

Categories: Niger, Energy & Power


21/05/2019 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), managed by the African Development Bank on 17 May 2019 approved a $995,000 grant to support the roll out of a sustainable procurement framework for Independent Power Producers (IPPs) in Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


21/05/2019 - The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) hosted by the African Development Bank, the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) on 08 May 2019 signed a deal to promote digital literacy in Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Partnerships


21/05/2019 - The African Development Bank has commissioned a study into the contribution of the jewelry manufacturing industry and its potential for job creation for women and youth in Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and the Republic of Guinea.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Gender, Employment, Industrialization, Youth


21/05/2019 - The African Development Bank has since 1995 granted five loans totaling $700 million to the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), a governmental financial institution with special focus on infrastructure expansion. The transactions have helped to deepen financial markets and buoyed local businesses.

Categories: Gender, Private Sector, Employment, Youth


20/05/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, on 17 May 2019, pledged to deepen cooperation between his organization and Chad, to help the central African nation to meet critical development financing needs.

Categories: Chad, Partnerships, The President


20/05/2019 - Le ministère des Mines et des Ressources Stratégiques de Madagascar, en collaboration avec la Banque Africaine de Développement, a présenté, vendredi 17 mai, les résultats d’une étude « sur la valorisation des revenus issus de l’exploitation des ressources extractives ».

Categories: Madagascar, Coal


20/05/2019 - Le « Partenariat Making Finance Work for Africa » (MFW4A) et la « Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit » (GIZ) ont organisé, avec le soutien de la Banque africaine de développement, un atelier sur le développement de l'assurance en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre, les 14 et 15 mai 2019 à Abidjan.


20/05/2019 - The president of the Republic of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, is now officially a champion of the "African Leaders for Nutrition" (ALN) initiative, after being presented with his mission plan on Thursday 16 May by the African Development Bank's Director of Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development, Oley Dibba-Wadda.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


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