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21/05/2019 - The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) hosted by the African Development Bank, the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) on 08 May 2019 signed a deal to promote digital literacy in Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Partnerships


16/05/2019 - Mzuzu is the third city of Malawi, approximately 350 km north of Lilongwe, the capital. It is known for holding one of the oldest universities in the country: the Mzuzu Univeristy (MZUNI), established in 1997.

Categories: Malawi, Education


02/05/2019 - A l’issue de 12 mois de formation dans les chaînes de valeur des filières agricoles, 35 jeunes « agripreneurs », dont 51% de femmes, ont reçu, le 23 avril 2019, leur certificat de fin de formation, ainsi que leur chèque pour les aider à s’installer et financer leurs projets.

Categories: Madagascar, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Employment, Youth


19/04/2019 - Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt).

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Coal, ADF, Poverty Reduction, African Natural Resources Centre


04/04/2019 - One hundred and sixty young women have begun a month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force. The Coding for Employment programme, organised by the African Development Bank and Microsoft Philanthropies, prioritises young women who typically have been side-lined in the technology ecosystem.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Rwanda, Education, Gender, Information & Communication Technology


07/02/2019 - The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the next African Global IT Leaders Programme under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP). The objective of the programme is to create across the African continent a critical mass of global IT experts: highly trained professionals in ICT.

Categories: Korea, Education, Partnerships, Youth


11/01/2019 - On 18th December, 2018, at a ceremony attended by some 80 participants, the Government of Seychelles launched a 5-year Policy and Strategy on Human Resources Development (HRD) to support its Sustainable Development Strategy.

Categories: Seychelles, Education, Human Capital Development


30/10/2018 - Tanzania’s alternative learning and skills development centers were constructed with African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant totaling US$32.7 million. Designed to fill the gaps in non-formal education in Zanzibar, specifically on the islands of Unguja and Pemba, the project also financed equipment purchase and development of teachers’ manuals.

Categories: Tanzania, Education, Youth, ADF


25/10/2018 - Through the African Development Fund’s recent envelope of financial instruments, Malawi has received US$14 million for scholarships and infrastructure for its Higher Education, Science and Technology (HEST) program. The assistance will boost job creation and employment in the southern African nation. It also aligns with Malawi’s development goals.

Categories: Malawi, Education, ADF


23/02/2018 - On Wednesday, 21 February 2018, the African Development Bank and the Government of Mozambique signed grant agreements for two operations totaling US$ 29 million.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Human Capital Development, Youth, The High 5s


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