News & Events
01/06/2012 - Un an après les révoltes populaires plus connues sous l’appellation de ‘’printemps arabe’ qui ont secoué la plupart des pays d’Afrique du nord, au début de 2011, la situation socioéconomique est encore incertaine, ont reconnu les participants au panel sur ce thème organise vendredi à Arusha dans le cadre de la 47 eme édition des Assemblées annuelles du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD).
15/05/2012 - The African Development Bank Group in North Africa – A Year of Transitions is the third annual report produced by the AfDB North region departments. As was the case in earlier editions, the report focuses on the underlying challenges the region faced prior to the Arab Spring. However, this edition probes the obstacles that led to the Arab Spring. It goes on to explore how political transitions underway will shape North Africa’s options in meeting its economic challenges.
03/05/2012 - In the wake of the Arab Spring, the emerging political landscape in North Africa promises to give new impetus to regional integration efforts, according to a new study from the African Development Bank (AfDB). The report - entitled, Unlocking North Africa's potential through Regional Integration - reviews the prospects for the region as new democratically-elected governments seek to promote inclusive growth and build institutions for good governance. The diversity of resource endowments in the region, coupled with the existing physical infrastructure, represent an important opportunity to further development through integration.
25/04/2012 - The aftermath of the revolution in Tunisia and the Libyan crisis has had implications for inflation in Tunisia, according to a new study by the African Development Bank. In the study, from the AfDB’s Chief Economist’s department, the authors attempt to review the factors behind inflation in Tunisia during the early months of 2012.
21/02/2012 - France’s minister for cooperation, Henri de Raincourt, its secretary of state for foreign trade, Pierre Lellouche, represented by Delphine d’Amarzit, multilateral affairs and development manager at the general directorate for Treasury, and the vice president for sector operations from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Kamal Elkheshen, met in Paris on 21 February 2012, where more than 200 people gathered for a conference on money transfers to Africa from migrants
- Date: 21/02/2012 08:30 13:30
- Location: Paris, The Pierre-Mendès-France Conference Center Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry 139, rue de Bercy - Paris, 12th arrondissement
Remittances back home to North Africa and the franc zone from African migrants working abroad are worth tens of billions of euros every year. They are resilient to crisis and are a valuable spur to development in Africa. However, the costs of sending this money are far too high.
14/10/2011 - In its new publication, Islamic Banking and Finance in North Africa, the African Development Bank assesses the state of Islamic banking in the region and explains why its use has been limited. The report considers the future potential of Islamic finance, including its possible alignment with North Africa’s development goals, particularly its ability to increase the diversification of funding sources.
05/10/2011 - Reaching Tunisia’s full potential by enhancing regional integration, was the theme of the African Development Bank’s presentation at a recent forum organized by the Institut de Citoyenneté, a Tunisian network of civil society organizations. “Tunisia is at a critical juncture,” – said Emanuele Santi, country economist in the Bank’s North Africa Department. ”Building closer economic ties with its neighbours can be one of the key drivers for the country’s rebound.”