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06/02/2019 - Dans le cadre du projet-pilote d’utilisation de drones dans les projets agricoles en Tunisie, s’est tenue, le 25 janvier 2019 à Tunis, la cérémonie de remise des diplômes à 40 pilotes de drones, en présence de Mohamed El Azizi, directeur général de la Banque africaine de développement pour l’Afrique du Nord.

Categories: Tunisia, Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth


06/02/2019 - More than half of donor-funded food safety initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa are focused on overseas markets, with less than half on domestic consumers, a new report from the Global Food Safety Partnership has found.

Categories: Ethiopia


06/02/2019 - The Kingdom of Eswatini is on track for progress following encouraging country performance in execution of ongoing projects, Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded following a consultative mission to the southern African nation.

Categories: eSwatini


05/02/2019 - Zambia’s constant power cuts are now a thing of the past. Thanks to a robust hydraulic and solar power generation industry in recent years, the country is now self-sufficient in energy. And, there is even better news for citizens of the South African nation- electricity production could soon be in surplus.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power


05/02/2019 - "The future of our continent is looking very promising indeed," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina declared in the opening words of his address to diplomats at a lunch organised today, Tuesday, in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


  • From: 11/02/2019 12:30
  • To: 11/02/2019 14:00
  • Location: The African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

African leaders will gather at a side event of the 32nd African Union Summit, to launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


05/02/2019 - Bertine Mariazy is a farmer in Tanandava, a rural town in Morombe District in south-west Madagascar. Her standard of living has soared over the past eight years, as a result of development works in the irrigated area of Bas Mangoky (supplied with water by the Mangoky, at 822 km in length, the longest river in Madagascar). Having better quality water and in greater quantity for her land has enabled her to double her rice production and her cropping area.

Categories: Madagascar, Environment, Gender, Food Production


  • From: 07/02/2019
  • To: 08/02/2019

Marrakech accueillera les 7 et 8 février 2019 la première édition du Forum de l’investissement hôtelier africain (FIHA).

Categories: Morocco


05/02/2019 - The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 kilometre highway linking Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos in Nigeria, marking a new step in building regional integration and trade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Transport


05/02/2019 - The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank), in collaboration with the African Development Bank, kicked off at the Bank’s Headquarters in Abidjan on 4th February. The program, which runs till 8th February, is intended to develop leadership capabilities in road safety planning, implementation, management, and operations; and ultimately help reduce the number of road crashes on the roads of Africa. High-level specialists from the SSATP, the African Development Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and academia, will share their experiences on improving road safety through practical examples and best practices.

Categories: Transport


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