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  • From: 22/10/2009
  • To: 24/10/2009
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden

The AfDB President , Donald Kaberuka, will participate in the 4th edition of the European Development Days which will take place in Stockholm from the October 22- 24, 2009.

European Development Days (EDDs) are the main annual development event in Europe (5 000 participants, more than 200 speakers), bringing together the whole family of development.

Categories: Sweden, Financial Crisis, Climate Change, The President


  • Date: 03/09/2009
  • Location: Brussels

The impact of the financial market crisis on developing countries will be the subject of a discussion in the European Parliament' Development Committee with the President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka (Thursday, 3 September 2009).

Categories: Belgium, Climate Change, The President


  • From: 31/08/2009
  • To: 04/09/2009
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will participate in the Third World Climate Conference (WCC-3), organized by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) from 31 August to 4 September 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland. The theme of the conference, “Climate Prediction and Information for Decision-making”, is borne out of the need to provide a framework that would enable meteorological agencies to move from simply providing climate data to providing integrated climate services to support adaptation to climate variability and change in sectors that contribute to socio-economic development such as agriculture and food security, forestry, energy, water, health, urban and rural settlements, infrastructure, trade and transport.

Categories: Switzerland, Climate Change


  • Date: 16/06/2009
  • Location: World Day

Desertification, land degradation and drought (DLDD) threaten human security by depriving people of their means of life – by taking away food, access to water, the means for economic activities, and even their homes. Failing policies and climatic change are putting more pressure than ever on the soil.

Categories: Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries


20/04/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is undertaking a joint study to produce an “Africa Green Growth Strategy”. The Bank will present the draft Strategy at regional stakeholders’ workshops in August and September 2010. A pilot Action Plan will then be established.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment


20/04/2012 - Africa is now seen as a land of sunshine and hope. Over the last two decades, it has experienced tremendous progress in implementing tough economic reforms, strengthening governance and improving conditions for private sector development.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries


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