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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


22/06/2016 - On June 23 in Abidjan, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a loan of US $134.65 million in support of social protection in Morocco.

Categories: Morocco, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Health


13/06/2016 - The world has never been wealthier than it is today. Yet, the levels of inequality remain high and keep increasing. To reverse this trend, collective action is needed from governments, multilateral institutions, the private sector, civil society and all stakeholders.

Categories: Canada, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Regional Integration, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 13/06/2016
  • To: 16/06/2016
  • Location: Montreal, Canada

“The world has never been wealthier than it is today. Yet, the levels of inequality remain high and keep increasing. To reverse this trend, collective action is needed from governments, multilateral institutions, the private sector, civil society and all stakeholders.” This was the message from African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, who is co-chairing the 22nd International Economic Forum of the Americas-Conference of Montreal in Montreal, Canada, from June 13-16, 2016.

Categories: Canada, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Regional Integration, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, The President


08/06/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its private sector window has approved a USD 150-million line of credit (LOC) to United Bank for Africa Plc (“UBA”) in Nigeria.

Categories: Nigeria, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Employment, Energy & Power, Health, Education, Agriculture & Agro-industries


25/05/2016 - The Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM) has announced US $10 billion for Africa at the ongoing 51st African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in Lusaka.

Categories: India, Zambia, Partnerships, Private Sector, Health, Infrastructure


25/05/2016 - Le financement des soins de santé pour la couverture universelle de l’assurance maladie pour toutes les couches de la population en Afrique dans le cadre d’une approche de partenariat public-privé (PPP), a été exposé par le Dr. Dorothy Jeff- Nnamani, fondatrice de Novo Health Africa. C’était lors de la 2e journée des Assemblées annuelles du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le 24 mai à Lusaka, en Zambie.

Categories: Zambia, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships, Health


23/05/2016 - On the first day of the 2016 African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings ongoing in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, leaders have discussed how to harness the ICT-revolution to build a ‘Smart Africa’. Affordability of ICT technologies, it was heard, should be the focus of governments if benefits are to trickle down to ordinary Africans.

Categories: Rwanda, Zambia, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology


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