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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


11/02/2019 - The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners today launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


11/02/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, held several high-level bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union. Adesina met with His Excellency Andrei Rajoelina, President of Madagascar and His Majesty Letsie III, King of Lesotho.

Categories: Egypt, Lesotho


10/02/2019 - “We are working hard with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability and project delivery across the continent. Corruption does not invest in the future, it kills the future,” Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank said at the World Peace Summit of Global Leaders.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Industrialization, Nutrition, The President


10/02/2019 - 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina has pledged to do more to advance Africa’s fight against hunger, poverty and youth underemployment. The President of the African Development Bank, and co-Laureate Waris Dirie, a global champion against Female Genital Mutilation, shared the prestigious US $1million dollar prize at an award ceremony held on 9 February 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.

Categories: Korea, The President


08/02/2019 - The Climate Investment Funds’ “The Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action” event took place on 28-29 January, 2019 in Ouarzazate, Morocco at the Noor concentrated solar power complex, the largest plant of its type in the world, providing renewable energy to more than 2 million households. The summit convened over 300 climate leaders from the public and private sectors for action-oriented dialogue on fighting climate change.

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


08/02/2019 - Aujourd’hui, vendredi 8 février 2019, a pris fin la première édition du Forum de l’investissement hôtelier africain (FIHA), qui s’est tenue à Marrakech, au Maroc.

Categories: Morocco, Private Sector, Employment


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