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08/02/2017 - The Central African Ministerial Conference on Youth Employment held Tuesday, February 7 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, was a resounding success, with over 200 participants attending the high-level event. The conference opened with the testimony of young entrepreneur Fabrice Olomo, who engaged the audience on issues faced by youth when starting their businesses, and demonstrated how bright the future can be when young Africans are empowered.

Categories: Cameroon, Employment, Youth, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


  • From: 07/02/2017
  • To: 07/02/2017
  • Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Ministers in charge of finance, youth, employment and education of the Central Africa Region are meeting in Yaoundé on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to discuss the African Development Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy, adopted in May 2016.

Categories: Cameroon, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships


25/01/2017 - Representatives of some Project Implementation Units (PIUs) and Civil Society organizations (CSOs) have pledged to disseminate information about the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) to the communities. They have identified and proposed to the Compliance Review and Mediation (BCRM), the lines of communication and capacity building activities that they will use in order to better engage communities and manage complaints more effectively. These are the flagship results of the workshop organized by the Compliance Review and Mediation (BCRM) on 11 and 12 January 2017 in Yaoundé, Cameroon on the theme “Handling of complaints from people adversely affected by projects financed by the African Development Bank Group”.

Categories: Cameroon, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


04/01/2017 - The Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (CRMU) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is organizing an information workshop on “Handling complaints from people affected by AfDB-financed projects” on 11-12 January 2017 in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Categories: Cameroon, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


19/12/2016 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report of unprecedented scope, which measures the relevance, effectiveness, sustainability and efficiency of AfDB’s operations across the African continent over the past decade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Ethiopia, Morocco, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Private Sector, Transport


02/12/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Climate Investment Funds (CIF) unit released in November a new study which details regional member countries’ progress in ratifying the Paris Agreement and their efforts to transition Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) into Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The report found that in many countries, projected contributions will be conditional based upon receipt of climate finance support.

Categories: Ethiopia, Cameroon, South Africa, Gambia, Uganda, Tunisia, Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


24/11/2016 - On November 24, 2016, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved two loans for a total of €286.245 million to support the second phase of the Transport Sector Support Program in Cameroon.

Categories: Cameroon, Transport, Infrastructure


17/11/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Monday, November 1, 2016, approved a US $3.04-million grant to assist the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) to undertake studies for the Kribi-Campo-Bata Multinational Road and Bridge linking Cameroon to Equatorial Guinea.

Categories: Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, NEPAD, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Human Capital Development, Employment, Transport


27/09/2016 - The African Development Bank’s consultations with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the Central Africa region are currently underway in Yaoundé, Cameroun.

The September 26-28, 2016 discussions aim at enhancing cooperation between the two at regional and country levels in order to effectively support the Bank’s Regional Member Countries in delivering development programs.

Categories: Cameroon, Civil Society, Partnerships


26/05/2016 - On Thursday, May 26, 2016 the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon signed an agreement under which the Global Environment Facility (GEF) will provide a grant of US $1,726,484 to support environmental adaptation of the Central Africa fibre-optic backbone project.

Categories: Cameroon, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Partnerships, Regional Integration


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