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Board Approves AfDB’s Definition of Risk Appetite

11-May-2011 - Written by Aristide Ahouassou Effective management of risk is critical to any financial institution’s survival, especially in today’s volatile financial markets and uncertain macroeconomic outlook. The AfDB’s Board approved on May 3, 2011, a policy document on Risk Appetite, which is a cornerstone of the institution’s risk management framework.  The document’s approval is in line with the Bank’s vision to safeguard financial integrity and soundness by carefully managing the equilibrium between risk bearing...

AfDB’s Human Resources Management Department Deploys Social Network Media for its Recruitment Outreach

06-May-2011 - Interviewed by Aristide Agoungnon Ahouassou The AfDB has embarked on reforms of the Corporate Services, particularly in support of the implementation of the Bank Medium term Strategy (MTS). The Human Resources Management Department has therefore made it a key point to use new social Medias (Facebook and Twitter) for effective recruitment outreach activities. The use of new media in the Bank’s recruitment outreach aims to interact and allow for dialogue with intending applicants, and to provide them with more...

The Netherlands Ambassador in Tunisia, Mrs. Rita Rahman

10-Dec-2008 - Question: What does your country expect from the Bank after signing this agreement on its contribution to the Partnership Secretariat of "Making finance work for Africa"? Answer: As you know, the current worldwide financial crisis  and consequently an economic slowdown globally, is dominating the headlines for months now.  The Netherlands  should not and will not forget Africa in this situation. Africa is the most important partner for European Union countries and for my country in particular. The  Netherlands...

Interview avec M. Seyni Seydou, Coordonnateur régional du Programme de lutte contre l’ensablement dans le Bassin du Niger, Autorité du Bassin du Niger (ABN)

25-Jan-2008 - The English version will soon be available. « La BAD se place en tête des institutions qui appuient l’ABN dans le financement des grands ouvrages hydrauliques… La BAD sans tapage particulier fait partie des partenaires majeurs qui ont aidé l’ABN à se réveiller de ses cendres et reste le seul à financer des actions concrètes sur le terrain de manière participative avec les populations locales qui apprécient favorablement son intervention», a souligné M. Seyni Seydou, lors d’une interview accordée, jeudi à Tunis,...