The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
The African Development Bank will host the biennial Conference on Land Policy in Africa from the 25th to 29th November 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This year’s conference theme is “Winning the fight against corruption in the land sector: sustainable pathway for Africa’s transformation.”
Categories: African Natural Resources Centre
The African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank will host a high-level West Africa gas competence seminar in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on April 17-18, 2018.
On March 21, 2018, the world celebrates the International Day of Forests. It marks an occasion to shine the spotlight on the importance of sustaining and protecting woodlands and trees, which are vital to economies, livelihoods and environment.
The African Natural Resources Center will host a workshop on value chain policies on select natural resources, namely iron ore, diamonds, natural gas and tilapia. The main objective of the High Level Policy Dialogue is to strengthen the capacity of RMCs to effectively design and implement competitive downstream policies for value addition and to enhance the ability of governments to negotiate with investors.
The African Natural Resources Center of the African Development Bank (AfDB) is organising the East Africa gas competence seminar and investment roundtable in Dar es Salam, Tanzania on 9 and 10 November.
The African Development Bank is playing a key role in Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference, which takes place from February 6-9, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Bank will bring together Ministers, mining sector experts and decision-makers from multilaterals in a number of workshops designed to help countries position themselves as investment destinations while making the most out of mining projects on the continent.
Governance lies at the heart of addressing development challenges on the continent. While the story of the past decade has been one of steady progress throughout Africa, issues of governance, including lack of transparency and accountability remain pervasive concerns, undermining social, economic and political progress at many levels.
An abundance of resources creates several opportunities and challenges on the continent. When well managed, natural resources wealth, including extractives, can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation and create jobs and opportunity for present and future generations. The challenge is finding ways to capitalize on extractive industries projects. Local content policies potentially offer countries and communities an effective pathway.
From February 7-11, 2016, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will join Ministers of Mining from 16 African countries, industry leaders and an estimated 7,000 participants in Cape Town, South Africa, for the one of the world’s largest mining conferences, Mining Indaba. As patron of the African Minister’s Forum, and a principal sponsor of the conference, the AfDB will help African countries compete for investment in mining.