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14/07/2017 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce vendredi 14 juillet 2017, un Accord de participation aux risques (APR) d’un montant de 50 millions de dollars EU, au profit de la Banque centrale populaire (BCP) du Maroc. Ce programme de partage de risques (50/50), en mesure de couvrir un portefeuille de transactions à concurrence de 100 millions de dollars EU, vient donc en soutien des quelque 700 millions de dollars EU (valeur cumulative) d’opérations commerciales intra-africaines qui devraient être comptabilisées en 3 ans, selon les estimations.

Categories: Morocco, Regional Integration


14/07/2017 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce vendredi 14 juillet 2017, un prêt de 200 millions de dollars EU, destiné à financer la première phase du Programme d’appui à l’accélération de l’industrialisation au Maroc (PAAIM I).

Categories: Morocco, Partnerships, Gender, Employment


12/07/2017 - The African Information Highway, a first of its kind data hub developed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to revolutionize data management and dissemination in Africa, will be spotlighted at the 61th World Statistics Congress.

Categories: Morocco


03/07/2017 - Morocco received approval for a US $25 million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF) for a project to generate solar power through an innovative hybrid Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) solution. The Midelt Phase I Concentrated Solar Power Project is being supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank with an additional allocation of US$ 25 million in CTF resources.

Categories: Morocco, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Energy & Power, Climate Change


25/05/2017 - Making a difference in people’s lives requires effective and high quality operations for long-term impacts. Effective tracking and transparency in achieving impact are instrumental to achieve the High 5 goals.

To scale up its impact, the African Development Bank announced the winners of the Africa Development Impact during its Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India, on May 24, 2017, with Lerato Mbele acting as master of ceremony and Nollywood actress Omotola J. Ekeinde handing over the awards.

Categories: India, Tanzania, Ghana, Morocco, Mauritania, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation


20/04/2017 - Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform capitalized by the African Development Bank, 23 African countries, and two African Central Banks, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Wamuyu Wainaina as Chief Operating Officer. She will lead a multi-disciplinary team on the non-investment side of the organization, including Investor Relations, Strategy, Communications, HR and Administration, and Environmental and Social Governance.

Categories: Kenya, Morocco, Africa50, Infrastructure


09/04/2017 - The African Development Bank and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation have long had a close affinity and a natural alliance based on shared interests and complementary objectives. These qualities showed clearly at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Marrakech, Morocco, where the President spent a productive working weekend in the company of well-known personalities from African politics, commerce, investment and finance.

Categories: Morocco, Youth, Employment, Gender, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


08/04/2017 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accompanied by Yacine Fal, AfDB Deputy Director for North Africa, visited the Marrakech-Menara international airport on Friday, April 7, 2017. The project was financed by the Bank as part of Morocco’s third airport project, which aimed to upgrade infrastructure at Casablanca, Fez, Agadir, Marrakech and Rabat airports.

Categories: Morocco, Partnerships, The President


24/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated in the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) Annual Meetings from February 20 to 24, 2017 in Marrakech, under the theme “Aligning Africa Transport Policies with the Sustainable Development Goals.” The meeting brought together 150 delegates from 31 African countries, who shared perspectives on best practices on road transport.

Categories: Morocco, Transport, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector


24/03/2017 - Au premier jour de la dixième édition des Rencontres internationales des partenariats public-privé (PPP), qui se déroulaient les 22 et 23 mars 2017 à Paris, en France, le Hub régional pour les PPP en Afrique du Nord de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a organisé un atelier de travail, intitulé « Opportunités et perspectives des PPP en Afrique du Nord ».

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Private Sector, Infrastructure


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