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30/05/2013 - The promotion of green growth and the construction of a green economy in Africa aim to assure the well-being of humans, in the face of climate change. This issue was at the core of the debate “Africa’s transition to green economy” organized on May 28, in the context of the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings which took place in Marrakesh, Morocco. The panel gathered experts from the AfDB and governmental authorities to exchange experiences.

Categories: Morocco, Sierra Leone, Environment, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Green Growth Initiative, Poverty Reduction, Structural Transformation

30/05/2013 - On Tuesday, May 28, the African Development Bank organized at its Annual Meetings in Marrakech a high-level side event discussing how African countries could grow green and transition to a green economy. With the approval of the Bank’s 2013-2022 Strategy, inclusive growth and the transition to green growth have been anchored as the two strategic objectives to guide the work of the organization over the next decade.

Categories: Morocco, Sierra Leone, Green Growth Initiative, Structural Transformation

29/05/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group posted good operational results in 2012, the Bank’s Treasurer, Pierre Van Peteghen, said in Marrakech on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Categories: Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Green Growth Initiative, Structural Transformation, Finance

29/05/2013 - A side event entitled Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA): Reaching out to Project Financiers in Africa was held during the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) 2013 Annual Meetings in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Categories: Morocco, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Structural Transformation, Green Growth Initiative

28/05/2013 - With majority of Africans depending on natural resources for livelihood, a new African Development Bank report is urging the continent to embrace green growth in its developmental process.

Categories: Morocco, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, Structural Transformation

20/05/2013 - A new report released by the African Development Bank (AfDB) shows that investments in green growth are not only good for the environment but are also advantageous to economic growth.

Categories: Poverty Reduction, Environment, Gender, Structural Transformation, Green Growth Initiative, Employment

27/02/2013 - An African Development Bank team composed of experts from the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department (ONEC) and the Sierra Leone Field Office (SLFO) completed its second green growth mission to Sierra Leone from February 4 to 8, 2013. The objective of the mission was to work further with Government counterparts on mainstreaming green growth into Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) – (2013–2017) called “Agenda for Prosperity”, currently under preparation.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Poverty Reduction, Green Growth Initiative

25/02/2013 - Stakeholders across Mozambique gathered in a consultation on the country’s developing Green Growth Action Plan (GGAP) in December 2012. The African Development Bank (AfDB) team lead the work to support the Government. Participants in the consultations involved representatives from Government, private sector, civil society, development partners and academia in full-day presentation and discussion events in the three regions of the country: north, centre and south.

Categories: Mozambique, Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative

18/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) jointly organized the workshop “Green Growth in Africa: Concepts, Tools and Strategies for Building Greener Economies and a Sustainable Future”. Hosted by the Zambian Ministry of Lands in Lusaka in January, the workshop attracted over 100 participants from 18 African countries, including representatives from bilateral and multilateral organizations.

Categories: Zambia, Economic & Financial Governance, Environment, Climate Change, Green Growth Initiative

30/11/2012 - Efforts from the international community and African countries to improve access to climate finance in Africa have yielded significant results in recent year; however the current flows remain insufficient to meet Africa’s actual needs.

Categories: Qatar, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative

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