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16/04/2019 - The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda


27/02/2019 - East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, The President


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


03/12/2015 - Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Employment, Fragility & Resilience, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


27/10/2014 - Leaders of global and regional institutions today begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totaling more than $8 billion over the coming years

Categories: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, Youth


08/10/2014 - In a newly released report prepared in 2014 by the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center in Nairobi, Kenya, on the occasion of the Bank’s 50th anniversary, the AfDB describes how it is fulfilling its mandate in Eastern Africa as Africa’s own development bank. The report takes stock of the socio-economic situation today; highlights the Bank’s successes; describes new strategies and instruments; and identifies key challenges the region is likely to face in the next decades.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Private Sector, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Structural Transformation


20/02/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé, le 29 janvier 2014, à la cérémonie de lancement des travaux de construction d’infrastructures destinées à mobiliser de l’eau à des fins domestique et agricole à Saday. Au terme du projet, plus de 100 000 personnes auront ainsi un meilleur accès aux ressources en eau.

Categories: Djibouti, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, African Water Facility


06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


14/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB)’s Special Envoy on Gender, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, attended the Intergovernmental Agency for Development (IGAD)’s conference on the launch of Gender Milestones in Djibouti on 7-9 October 2013, where she reiterated that the AfDB’s is committed to addressing gender equality mainstreaming across its Regional Member Countries (RMCs).

Categories: Djibouti, Gender, Fragility & Resilience, High-Level Panel on Fragile States


28/08/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Djibouti on Monday, August 26, signed the funding agreements, totalling US $7.5 million, for a geothermal exploration project in the region of Lake Assal.

Categories: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Private Sector, Regional Integration


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