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24/04/2014 - Applauding Cape Verde’s graduation to middle income status, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 approved a new Country Strategy Paper designed to support the Government in its efforts to lay the foundations for more inclusive and green growth.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Green Growth Initiative, Board of Directors


27/03/2014 - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) convened representatives of the 15 ECOWAS countries for a kick-off workshop on the development of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency National Action Plans and Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Action Agendas in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from March 17-19, 2014.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Energy & Power, Regional Integration, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL)


25/10/2013 - Ten clean energy projects representing a total aggregate investment of over USD 80 million in bio-fuels, solar, biomass and hydro-power initiatives developed by West African entrepreneurs and companies were presented to investors in Accra at the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Green Growth Initiative, Green Bonds Program


10/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 approved a €15-million general budget support loan for Cape Verde, to help the country finance its Public Corporate Governance and Investment Promotion Support Programme (PAGEPPI).

Categories: Cabo Verde, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation, Board of Directors


25/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group chaired by Emmanuel Mbi, First Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer,on Wednesday July 24, 2013 in Tunis, approved five projects covering the following:

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology, ADF


  • From: 04/06/2013
  • To: 06/06/2013
  • Location: Praia, Cape Verde

Remittances represent a rising source of finance for the continent and hold immense potential as drivers of economic growth and development. A recent study, Leveraging Migration for Africa: Remittances, Skills, and Investments, conducted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) in collaboration with the World Bank shows that remittance flows into Africa reached US $40 billion in 2010 and have quadrupled since 1990. African remittances currently account for 2.6 per cent of GDP, a figure that in some countries equals or even exceeds both foreign direct investment and aid.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Migration and Development Initiative, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


13/03/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched Open Data Platforms for the following 20 African countries: Algeria, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda, Republic of Congo, Senegal, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Categories: Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Angola, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal, Nigeria, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Malawi, Namibia, Ghana, South Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Economic & Financial Governance, Chief Economist's Office


19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate goal of the program is to facilitate wider public access to official statistics and to support countries in their efforts to improve data quality and dissemination for better policy formulation, monitoring and evaluation. The program was launched in November 2012 as part of the Bank’s broader statistical capacity building program in Africa.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Tunisia, South Sudan, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Chief Economist's Office


18/02/2013 - The African Development Fund (ADF) was created in 1972 to accompany the least fortunate African economies on the road to social and economic progress. At the time it is celebrating its 40th anniversary, this African Development Bank group (AfDB)’s window for grants and concessional loans can be proud of its several decades of achievements and numerous results to showcase its contribution to improving the lives of Africans.

Categories: Tanzania, Senegal, Cabo Verde, Mali, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Education, Health, ADF


10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Migration and Development Initiative


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