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02/09/2014 - The AfDB North Africa 2014 report focuses on inclusive growth, providing an overview of the AfDB's activities in the region, along with a summary of the socio-economic situation in each of the five countries covered.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia


17/04/2014 - Grande première, les aquifères de l’Iullemeden et de Taoudeni/Tanezrouft seront gérés dans un cadre de concertation à dimension régionale, promettant ainsi à plus de 25 millions d’habitants de l’Afrique de l’Ouest l’accès à une ressource en eau jusque-là sous-exploitée. En effet, l’Algérie, le Bénin, le Burkina Faso, le Mali, la Mauritanie, le Niger, et le Nigeria ont signé, le 28 mars 2014, un accord qui les engage tous les sept à assurer – de façon collaborative et coordonnée – la gestion, la protection, la conservation et l’usage équitable de ces vastes ressources souterraines, qui s’étendent sur plus de 2,5 millions de km².

Categories: Algeria, Mauritania, Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Water Supply & Sanitation, Climate Change, African Water Facility


19/03/2014 - It is now three years since the Arab Spring and while some steps have been taken by governments in North Africa, the region remains in transition with a growing divide between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have-nots’ that still needs to be bridged to achieve social stability and make growth more inclusive.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Employment


13/12/2013 - Prospects for the construction of a 9,022-kilometre strategic Trans-Sahara Highway (TSH) linking several African countries was concretised on Wednesday, 11 December 2013 in Tunis following the approval of US$ 184.79 (UA120.37)* million by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB).

Categories: Tunisia, Algeria, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


11/12/2013 - A new economic brief published by the African Development Bank shows that the longstanding relationship between growth and distribution in economics has been revived in recent years with greater focus being placed on “inclusive growth”, which is capable of benefiting much wider segments of society.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Education, Health, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment, Poverty Reduction


03/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) held the Algeria country launch of its Ten Year Strategy for the period 2013-2022 on November 26 in Algiers. The document was acknowledged by participants in view of the commitments made to meet present challenges for the continent’s sustainable development.

Categories: Algeria, Private Sector, Civil Society, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)


23/08/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Union Commission (AUC) have signed a grant agreement worth US $45 million to boost the Pan African University.

Categories: Kenya, Cameroon, Nigeria, Algeria, Tunisia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Education, Youth, ADF


11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) encourages North African countries to find ways of building resilience against crises that could threaten economic and social stability.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Human Capital Development, Education, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Chief Economist's Office


17/06/2013 - The African Development Bank will host a donors’ roundtable in September to help raise funds for the Lake Chad Basin Commission’s five-year investment plan (2013-2017), officials from the two institutions said Tuesday, 11 June 2013, at a meeting at the AfDB headquarters in Tunis.

Categories: Chad, Algeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation


31/05/2013 - Competition in the African financial sector needs a boost. This is the imperative at the core of Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond, a joint publication by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank, presented on May 29, 2013 in Marrakesh, during a session entitled “Maghreb Financial Sector Dialogue”, which took place on the sidelines of the AfDB’s 48th Annual meetings.

Categories: Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Tunisia, Economic & Financial Governance, Structural Transformation


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