News & Events
11/07/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Sunday, 10 July 2016 announced the appointment of Dr. Celestin Monga, a Cameroonian national and currently the Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), as the Bank’s Chief Economist and Vice President, Economic Governance and Knowledge Management.
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20/08/2015 - The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.”
- From: 21/08/2015
- To: 21/08/2015
- Location: Kigali, Rwanda
Inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation Symposium focuses on “The African Democratic Developmental State”.
The inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation (MZF) symposium on development took place in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, on August 21, 2015. The symposium was a partnership between the MZF, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan Government.
19/08/2015 - African Development Bank Acting Chief Economist and Vice-President Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa was guest speaker at the annual lecture of the Nigerian Economic Society on Thursday, August 13.
04/08/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Development Fund (ADF) and the Government of the Republic of Korea signed a 2007 Technical Cooperation Agreement on Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC). Based on this, the African Development Institute (EADI) of the AfDB has been overseeing “The Next African Leader Programme” with grant support from the KOAFEC Trust Fund under the Human Resources Development pillar.
07/05/2015 - The 2015 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank will explore the theme of ‘Africa and the new global landscape’, with special focus on Africa’s approach to three critical global developments in 2015.
25/03/2015 - The issue of enhancing trade is key to helping African countries become emerging economies, African Development Bank’s Acting Chief Economist and Vice-President said during the recent International Conference on the Emergence of Africa.
10/02/2015 - The African Development Bank has a busy schedule ahead as mining companies, investors, ministers, regulators policy-makers, civil society and the world's media gather at the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba Conference in Cape Town.
03/12/2014 - Trade finance is essential for international trade. This financial intermediation helps firms to manage risks inherent in international transactions, improve their liquidity and enable them to optimally invest to enhance their growth. It is for this reason that, in 2013, the Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a US $1-billion trade finance (TF) program to support African trade and provide financing to underserved African-based financial institutions and enterprises.
02/11/2014 - The African Economic Conference, jointly organized each year by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opened on November 1 in Addis Ababa with the first plenary session focusing on the conference theme of “Knowledge and innovation for Africa’s transformation.”