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26/09/2016 - African countries will need better data, statistics, and policy coordination to ensure successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and congruence with the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Health, Education, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction

23/09/2016 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina called for bold action Tuesday to light up Africa within the next ten years. “Ten years is the timeframe. We need to take Africa out of the darkness. Period,” Adesina told a panel discussion in New York.

Categories: United States of America, Health, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Gender, The President

14/09/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 8, 2016 in Abidjan, approved two grants of US $1 million each, to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau as emergency assistance to support the implementation of National Preparedness and Response Plans to fight the Zika virus outbreak in the two countries.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Human Capital Development, Health, Ebola

09/09/2016 - Phase II of an African Development Bank-funded water program in Tunisia will improve water services for about 400,000 rural Tunisians. Approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors on September 6, 2016, this program is designed to provide clean drinking water mostly to needy rural communities in about 20 prefectures.

Categories: Tunisia, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Partnerships, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, African Water Facility

  • From: 05/09/2016
  • To: 05/09/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Agriculture and Agro-industries Department of the African Development Bank (OSAN) will host a seminar on “Reshaping African food systems: The role of technological and policy innovations”.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Health, Food Production

29/08/2016 - As a leading provider of water and sanitation services in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) have been invited to participate in World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. World Water Week, which takes place from August 28 to September 2, 2016, is the leading annual global event for tackling global water issues and development-related challenges. The theme of this year’s forum: “Water for Sustainable Growth.”

Categories: Sweden, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, African Water Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative

27/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged funding and technical support to roll out community-based healthcare initiatives around Africa at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Partnerships, Health, Human Capital Development, Ebola

22/07/2016 - The day after his arrival in the Kingdom on his first official visit as president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina attended many high level meetings with the Moroccan authorities in Rabat on Wednesday 20 July.

Categories: Morocco, Regional Integration, Energy & Power, Education, Health, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President

15/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 1 million emergency grant to fight the scourge of malnutrition in the Great South of Madagascar. The purpose of the grant is to improve the nutritional status of vulnerable groups by decreasing the severity of food insecurity as well as decreasing the overall acute malnutrition of children under the age of five years in the region.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Food Production, Youth, Environment, Health

30/06/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Morocco have signed a loan agreement amounting to US $134.65 million to improve social protection and inclusion in the Kingdom.

Categories: Morocco, Health, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment, Gender, Education, Poverty Reduction

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