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28/09/2009 - The African Development Bank (AfDB)Vice President, Finance, Thierry de Longuemar, has hailed Canada’s decision to temporarily make available US$2.6 billion, equivalent to CAD$2.8 billion, to the AfDB to enable it address the impact of the global financial crisis on African economies.

Categories: Canada


25/09/2009 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group welcomes Canada's decision to temporarily make available USD$2.6 billion [CAD$2.8 billion] to AfDB to enable the institution address the challenges resulting from the impacts of the international financial crisis on African economies. The decision, which represents a tripling of Canada’s callable capital to the AfDB, was announced during the G20 Summit in Pittsburgh by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

Categories: Canada, Financial Crisis, The President


15/04/2008 - The Government of Canada and the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group announce a new Technical Cooperation Arrangement under which Canada is providing Can.$5 million to a bilateral Fund for development projects financing in Africa, focusing on governance, regional economic integration, private sector development, environment and gender in line with the Bank’s focus areas.

Categories: Canada, Private Sector, Environment, Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration, Gender


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