News & Events
- From: 20/11/2017
- To: 22/11/2017
- Location: Abuja, Nigeria
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is partnering with the Nigerian government, the African Union Commission (AUC), and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency to co-host the third ICAO World Aviation Forum from November 20-22 in Abuja, Nigeria.
20/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with Initiative for Global Development (IGD) and Grow Africa is organizing the first high-level convening, Leadership4Agriculture (L4Ag) Forum, on November 28 at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The invitation-only L4Ag Forum, supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, will be held on the sidelines of the AU-EU Summit on November 29-30, 2017.
Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries
20/11/2017 - A new report released Friday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial policy, structural transformations and a move towards processing the continent’s raw materials into value added products.
Categories: The High 5s
20/11/2017 - Accelerating Africa’s development through industrialization is one of the African Development Bank’s High 5 strategic priorities. Industrialization has long been recognized as a great opportunity for improving the living conditions of Africans. Within the context of Africa Industrialization Day on November 20, Pierre Guislain, AfDB Vice-President for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization shared his perspectives on the Bank’s achievements in its bid to “Industrialize Africa”.
Categories: The High 5s
17/11/2017 - Receiving large numbers of refugees has a significant impact on human capital in the host country and especially on education and youth employment. This is the conclusion of a study entitled “The consequences for human capital of hosting refugees: Kagera case study”, presented on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan by Maryam Naghsh Nejad of the Institute of Labour Economics (IZA), in Bonn, Germany.
16/11/2017 - Africa Day, held on 15 November within COP23 in Bonn, was the springboard for the official launch of Africa NDC Hub, the African Platform for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This African Development Bank (AfDB) initiative is intended to help the 54 African countries fulfil their commitments under the Paris Agreement, in other words, to put their respective NDCs into action without neglecting their own development priorities.
- From: 16/11/2017
- To: 16/11/2017
- Location: Hotel Pullman, Dakar, Senegal
The 6th Annual African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) workshop on Local Currency Bond Markets and Financial Sector development will take place from 22 to 24 November 2017 at Hotel Pullman - Dakar, Senegal. Over 30 countries will be represented.
16/11/2017 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le gouvernement gabonais ont signé, vendredi 10 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, un accord de prêt de 300 millions d’euros destiné à renforcer l’économie du pays, à travers la mise en œuvre du Programme d’appui à la réforme économique et financière (PAREF-II).