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18/02/2019 - La Banque africaine de développement, en collaboration avec le ministère de la Femme et de la famille de Djibouti, et le Fonds des Nations unies pour la Population (FNUAP), a dévoilé les résultats préliminaires du Profil genre de la République de Djibouti. Celui-ci est destiné à établir un diagnostic actualisé de toutes les disparités de genre dans le pays et proposer des recommandations en vue de pallier à ces inégalités.

Categories: Djibouti


18/02/2019 - The leadership teams of the African Union (AU) Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB), led by Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the President of the AfDB, Akinwumi A. Adesina, respectively, held a high-level consultative meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12 February 2019.

Categories: Ethiopia, The President


18/02/2019 - À Saria, dans la province de Boulkiemdé, au centre-ouest du Burkina Faso, on aperçoit de plus en plus de femmes autour des enclos à chèvres et à moutons. Leur présence ne se limite pas au simple entretien des lieux. Elles en sont, pour la plupart, les propriétaires. L’une d’entre elles, Salimata Kaboré, gère une petite bergerie de quatre têtes, deux brebis et deux béliers.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Health, Employment, Food Production, Nutrition


18/02/2019 - Le Forum organisé par la Banque africaine de développement et le Bureau International du Travail sur l’emploi des jeunes dans les zones rurales des pays membres de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC) a rendu ses conclusions, jeudi soir, à l’issue de trois jours de travaux à Brazzaville.

Categories: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth


15/02/2019 - The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) of the African Development Bank will undergo a third review this year, following the Board of Directors’ approval of the concept note and terms of reference for the exercise in its session held 13 February, 2019.

Categories: Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


13/02/2019 - African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina has called for increased economic momentum in Africa through partnerships with Korea to advance trade and the industrialization of Africa’s agricultural sector.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


12/02/2019 - Two municipalities in Madagascar - Ambahikily and Andranomangatsiaka - are experiencing new leases of life, thanks to new water and irrigation infrastructure projects financed by the African Development Bank.

Categories: Madagascar


12/02/2019 - The African Development Bank and UN Women held their fourth steering committee meeting on 8 February 2019 in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The two institutions signed a memorandum of understanding in March 2016 and have since then implemented a joint roadmap to advance gender equality on the African continent. This steering committee meeting aimed to review progress and define next steps in the partnership.

Categories: Gender, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


12/02/2019 - The Urgent Water Supply and Sanitation Rehabilitation Project Phase II in Zimbabwe, implemented by the African Development Bank, has improved water access for targeted communities with inadequate water supply.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Water Supply & Sanitation, Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund


12/02/2019 - As a child growing up in China, Irene Yuan Sun had never even seen plastic wrapping (“cling film”) until 1980 when her father brought back a whole suitcase full from Japan, presenting it proudly to friends and colleagues at work as gifts.

Categories: China, Industrialization


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