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12/10/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.
16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.
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07/03/2018 - In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent's fast-growing powerhouse region.
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07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”
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05/12/2017 - The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
08/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has emphasized the need to ensure coherence between the East Africa’s regional integration agenda and the engagement of the Horn of Africa countries’ engagements at the multilateral level.
African Development Bank Director General, Eastern Africa, Gabriel Negatu, made this call at the first Regional Dialogue on WTO accessions for the Greater Horn of Africa Region, which concluded in Nairobi on August 30, 2017.
26/01/2017 - The African Development Bank Group will help the Union of Comoros Government to diversify its economy with a US $20.4-million road network rehabilitation project grant approved by the Board of Directors on Monday, January 23, 2017. The project will be implemented in four years to 2020 in the islands of Grande Comore and Anjouan, which account for 94% of the country’s total population of almost 756,000 inhabitants (2014).
06/04/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the Comoros’ Country Strategy Paper 2016-2020, designed to enable the country achieve diversified job-creating economic growth and to increase resilience to external shocks.
24/11/2015 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 19 décembre 2015, en faveur de l’Union des Comores, un don destiné au financement du Projet de renforcement des capacités institutionnelles (PRCI) Phase II.
31/03/2015 - Development institutions and power companies responded to a call made by the Union of the Comoros and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to attend a High-Level Consultation, which took place on March 25, 2015 at the AfDB’s headquarters in Abidjan. The meeting shed light on the crisis currently facing the energy sector in Comoros, and on potential solutions to these challenges.