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08/11/2013 - A delegation from the African Development Bank led by Moono Mupotola, Division Manager, Regional Integration and Trade (ONRI), and Freddie Kwesiga, Resident Representative in Zambia, and comprised of Zambia Country Office, ONRI and Southern Africa Regional Resource Centre officials participated in the inauguration of two Bank-financed trade-related projects, namely: the Tripartite Capacity Building Programme (TCBP) and the COMESA Trading for Peace Project.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Aid for Trade Trust Fund, Africa Trade Fund


31/07/2013 - On Thursday, July 25, I was in Washington for an award ceremony at the US Treasury, in which two African Development Bank projects received recognition. Straight afterwards, I appeared on the Kojo Nnamdi show on Washington public radio alongside Lael Brainard, Under Secretary of State for International Affairs at the Treasury. We were discussing Africa, and its new investment opportunities. The message from both of us was of a resurgent Africa, a place for business and for opportunity, drawing strength from internal positive dynamics and still resilient to the slowdown in the global economy. We both emphasized how the work of the African Development Bank was contributing – in funding, in sharing knowledge, and in mobilizing investment.

Categories: United States of America, Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Youth, Financial Crisis, Poverty Reduction, Energy & Power, Aid for Trade Trust Fund, Human Capital Development, Gender, ADF


26/07/2013 - On the heels of the US Treasury Development Impact Honors ceremony in Washington, DC, African Development Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, joined a radio debate on “The US, Africa and the Global Economy” on American University Radio (WAMU 88.5FM). He was joined by LaelBrainard, Under Secretary of the US Treasury for International Affairs. Here are some of the program’s highlights.

Categories: United States of America, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Youth, Financial Crisis, Regional Integration, Poverty Reduction, Energy & Power, Aid for Trade Trust Fund, The President


11/07/2013 - At the invitation of the World Trade Organization, African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka participated in the opening day of the 4th WTO Global Review of Aid for Trade (AfT) on July 8 in Geneva. The AfT review took place from July 8-10 under the theme “Connecting to value chains”.

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Aid for Trade Trust Fund, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


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