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26/04/2018 - At a national event at Jamhuri Stadium in Tanzania’s capital, Dodoma, marking the 54th anniversary of the United Republic of Tanzania – the union of the Republic of Tanganyika and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar – Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli praised the African Development Bank for financing projects that have had a transformative impact in his country.

Categories: Tanzania, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Regional Integration, The President


24/04/2018 - On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2018, April 25, the African Development Bank has released Money and Mosquitoes: The Economics of Malaria in an Age of declining Aid. Authors include Harvard University’s Nobel laureate economist Eric Maskin; African Development Bank Group Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, Célestin Monga; Josselin Thuilliez of the French National Centre for Scientific Research, and Jean-Claude Berthélémy, Professor of Economics at the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne and Corresponding Member of the Institut de France.

Categories: Health, Partnerships, Human Capital Development


18/04/2018 - The African Development Bank and the African Institute of Mathematics and Sciences (AIMS) have initiated a landmark relationship aimed at building an industry-led research institution in the league of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Categories: Partnerships, Education, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, The President


06/04/2018 - On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2018, the African Development Bank calls for increased and more quality investments in Africa’s health sector to achieve universal health coverage.

Categories: Health, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


06/04/2018 - Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government of Austria – have approved three catalytic projects totaling US $2,480,000 to stimulate the growth of Africa’s small and medium enterprises.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Employment, Partnerships, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


29/03/2018 - The tranquillity usually felt in Abidjan’s business district on the weekend was broken on the morning of Saturday, March 24, 2018 by a frenzy of activity around the headquarters of the African Development Bank.

Categories: Sweden, Private Sector, The High 5s, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, Employment, ADF


16/03/2018 - The African Development Bank has undertaken a mission to hold further discussions on Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Program (PSRP) with several stakeholders in Abuja, the country’s capital, from March 14-16, 2018. The high-level mission was led by Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth.

Categories: Nigeria, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, Human Capital Development


13/03/2018 - Prêter c'est bien, mais prêter et accompagner le prêt avec une assistance technique, c'est sans doute encore mieux. Le 7 mars 2018, le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé un prêt de 15 millions de dollars américains à la banque congolaise Rawbank, première banque commerciale du pays avec 24 % de parts de marché et 300 000 clients.

Categories: Private Sector, The High 5s, Human Capital Development


08/03/2018 - On the occasion of International Women's Day, March 8, we shine a spotlight on eight women plus one - the Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society - who are making a difference at the African Development Bank. This is the second in the series.

Categories: Gender, Human Capital Development


05/03/2018 - In 2000, the United Nations hosted the largest gathering of political leaders ever held. At that meeting, all 189 UN member states, plus leading development institutions, committed to the Millennium Development Goals, a set of eight ambitious goals for lifting more than one billion people worldwide out of extreme poverty.

Categories: Partnerships, Nutrition, Human Capital Development


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