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18/04/2018 - The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Categories: Partnerships, Education, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, The President


23/02/2018 - On Wednesday, 21 February 2018, the African Development Bank and the Government of Mozambique signed grant agreements for two operations totaling US$ 29 million.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Youth, Human Capital Development, The High 5s


15/02/2018 - African Ministers and heads of delegations attending the third Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa in Cairo, Egypt, on February 10-12, have committed to support the continent's youth to build tomorrow's society through innovation.

Categories: Egypt, Education, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, The President


09/02/2018 - The third edition of the 2018 Africa STI Forum, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the Egyptian Government, opens Saturday, February 10 in Cairo, Egypt.

On February 10, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will attend the opening ceremony alongside the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar.

Categories: Egypt, Education, Youth, Private Sector, Employment, Climate Change, Health, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation


  • From: 29/01/2018
  • To: 29/01/2018
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners will launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative on Monday 29 January 2018 in Addis Ababa from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The Breakfast event will take place on the margins of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth, Education, The President


  • From: 22/01/2018
  • To: 25/01/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners launched the Global Book Alliance (GBA) initiative in an effort to transform and advance current school book design, acquisition and distribution practices, especially in Africa and Asia, and to ensure that students have the books they need in their mother tongue – in order to learn how to read and read to understand.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Youth


14/12/2017 - As African governments seek to leverage their mineral resources strategically for broad, inclusive development – in alignment with the Africa Mining Vision—the need for strong and sustainable legal capacities in the extractive industry is more important than ever. This fact made the graduating ceremony of the African Mining Legislation Atlas (AMLA) cause for even greater celebration. The ceremony, which represented the apogee of a 10-day workshop, was held on December 12 and attended by the 39 participating students and representatives of all the supporting institutions, including the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), Strathmore University, Strathmore Extractives Industry Centre, Extractives Baraza, and the World Bank.

Categories: Kenya, Education, Youth, Partnerships, African Legal Support Facility


05/12/2017 - Namibia’s efforts to develop efficient basic, technical and vocational education (TVET) to cater to its development needs has received a boost from the African Development Bank (AfDB) which has approved a *ZAR 1 billion loan to finance the country’s education and training.

Categories: Namibia, Education


06/10/2017 - The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) related to the cooperation in the education sector in Africa. The objective of the MoU is to support common Member Countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa’s Agenda 2063.

Categories: Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Youth, Education


29/09/2017 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, a achevé sa visite officielle de deux jours au Niger, ce mercredi 27 septembre 2017, par un déplacement, à Niamey, au Lycée technique de Kalmaharo, un établissement qui bénéficie de l’appui de la Banque dans le cadre du Projet d'appui au développement de l'enseignement et la formation professionnels et techniques.

Categories: Niger, Education, Employment, Youth


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