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09/06/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has encouraged the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows for Côte d’Ivoire to research and develop innovative ideas that will move Africa forward.

Categories: United States of America, Niger, Côte d’Ivoire, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, The President


07/06/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Governors of Central Banks in Africa have resolved to strengthen cooperation on a range of issues to curb illegal financial outflows, bolster measures to improve tax collection and exchange information to improve monitoring of domestic financial markets.

Categories: India, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Private Sector


31/05/2017 - E-governance is the future of development, and without it African countries will struggle, says Malawi’s Secretary to the Treasury, Ben Botolo. Featuring on a panel discussion on “Africa-India Partnerships in E-Governance” on Thursday, May 25, at the AfDB’s 52nd Annual Meetings, Botolo said Africa stands to benefit from e-governance as evidence shows that it reduces physical interface, thereby reducing costs.

Categories: India, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology, Partnerships


10/05/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a loan of US$ 226.5 million (ZAR 3 billion) to finance the Namibia Economic Governance and Competitiveness Support Programme (EGCSP).

Categories: Namibia, Economic & Financial Governance


10/05/2017 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), a accordé, le 29 mars 2017, un don de quelque 649 000 dollars EU en faveur du Centre africain de formation et de recherche administratives pour le développement (CAFRAD). Organisation intergouvernementale panafricaine, le CAFRAD oeuvre à la modernisation des systèmes d’administration publique et de gouvernance en Afrique.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Regional Integration


09/05/2017 - La Communauté africaine de pratiques en Gestion axée sur les résultats de développement (AfCoP), qui a son secrétariat à la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), a organisé, avec le ministère ivoirien du Plan et du Développement, un atelier de quatre jours du 24 au 28 avril 2017 à Grand Bassam. Les Initiatives à résultats rapides (IRR), une méthodologie spécifique pour conduire des projets de développement dans un délai de 100 jours, en étaient le thème.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance


27/04/2017 - In a speech delivered at a meeting with the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Parliament in Berlin on Wednesday, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, thanked the Committee for Germany’s generous contribution to the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional resource arm of the Bank.

Categories: Germany, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance, The President


29/03/2017 - African Development Bank Group Executive Directors are visiting Namibia from 3 to 7 April, 2017, to assess the impact of Bank projects in the country.

According to Executive Director for the country, Heinrich Mihe Gaomab II, the visit will focus on on-going projects in transport and logistics, financial intermediation, and public-private partnerships and pipeline projects in economic governance and competitiveness and infrastructure development.

Categories: Namibia, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure


02/03/2017 - The German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Gerd Müller, has unveiled his Government’s proposed “Marshall Plan” with Africa at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), saying the Plan can help resolve some of the challenges facing Africa.

Categories: Germany, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance


02/03/2017 - On February 28, 2017, Bank Group Director General (DG), Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, Tonia Kandiero, and Zimbabwe’s Finance and Economic Development Minister, P.A. Chinamasa, signed a grant agreement on the Institutional support for State enterprise reform and delivery project (ISERDP) for a total amount of UA 3.0 million (approximately USD 4 million).

Categories: Zimbabwe, Economic & Financial Governance


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