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  • From: 03/02/2014
  • To: 06/02/2014
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

On the margins of Africa’s largest annual mining conference, “Mining Indaba”, taking place from February 3-6 in Cape Town, South Africa, multilateral development organizations have called on the private sector to join forces with them in ensuring the revenues from mining are reinvested in people.

Categories: South Africa, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Environment, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative


12/12/2013 - “The current commodity super-cycle being enjoyed by resource-driven economies could simply disappear without lasting benefits if it is not harnessed into durable development outcomes.

Categories: United Kingdom, Economic & Financial Governance, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Chief Economist's Office


11/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, December 11 in Nairobi, Kenya, launched the Information Center for the Extractive Sector (ICES), a platform that promotes knowledge-based dialogue with the aim of promoting informed policies for the sector.

Categories: Kenya, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative


09/12/2013 - Thirty-two times. Indeed, the initials “AfDB”, for African Development Bank, appear 32 times in the report entitled “Un partenariat pour l’avenir: 15 propositions pour une nouvelle dynamique économique entre l’Afrique et la France” (“A partnership for the future: 15 proposals for a new economic dynamic between Africa and France”).

Categories: France, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Private Sector, African Legal Support Facility, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Partnerships


08/10/2013 - The task is to unleash the full potential of the continent’s natural capital – to which its growth is so closely tied – and in so doing to empower its human capital, which is what will ultimately sustain it, far beyond the time when the continent’s natural resources and their high prices run out. We need to turn finite wealth into infinite wealth, natural wealth into created wealth, and resource-based economies into diverse knowledge- and industry-based economies which create jobs.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Structural Transformation, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Education, Health, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative


19/06/2013 - The Group of Eight most industrialized countries (G8) has expressed strong support for the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s priorities, especially its initiative on infrastructure and the African Legal Support Facility – which helps countries negotiate better contracts in the natural resources sector.

Categories: United Kingdom, African Legal Support Facility, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, Private Sector, Environment, ADF, The President


19/06/2013 - In a statement released on June 18 at the closing of the Group of Eight 2013 summit in London, the G8 countries of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, Canada and Russia praised the development efforts made by Africans citizens, governments and institutions, including the African Development Bank Group, and committed further support.

Categories: United Kingdom, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Infrastructure


17/06/2013 - African Development Bank (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka on Monday applauded the G8 for its emphasis on the issues around resource mobilization through greater transparency in taxation of Africa’s natural resources.

Categories: United Kingdom, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Economic & Financial Governance, African Legal Support Facility, Poverty Reduction, The President


17/06/2013 - British Prime Minister David Cameron has praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) and President Donald Kaberuka for pioneering initiatives to scale the continent’s infrastructure development.

Categories: United Kingdom, Economic & Financial Governance, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, Infrastructure, The President


  • From: 17/06/2013
  • To: 18/06/2013
  • Location: London, UK

African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on 15 July 2013 attended a pre-G8 summit in London, where he called for fair and transparent taxes on African mineral resources.

Categories: United Kingdom, Economic & Financial Governance, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, The President


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