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03/04/2019 - Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


15/03/2019 - Le Président de la République de Guinée-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, a officiellement posé la première pierre du poste à haute-tension (225 KV) de Saltinho, dans le cadre du projet Energie de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie (OMVG), dont la Banque africaine de développement est le partenaire clé.

Categories: Guinea-Bissau, Energy & Power


25/02/2019 - Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region.

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


15/04/2016 - L’envoyée spéciale pour le Genre de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, se rendra à Bissau, du 21 au 24 avril 2016, pour une visite de terrain. Ayant rejoint la BAD en 2013, Fraser-Moleketi a été auparavant directrice du programme de gouvernance démocratique du Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) et membre du conseil d’administration de l'Institut des Nations Unies pour la formation et la recherche, sur nomination du Secrétaire général de l'ONU. Militante historique de l’ANC, elle a occupé plusieurs postes ministériels à la suite des premières élections démocratiques en Afrique du Sud.

Categories: Guinea-Bissau, Gender, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


13/04/2015 - On March 25, Guinea-Bissau convened an international donor conference in Brussels in order to lay out its new strategic vision 2015-2025 “Terra Ranka” (“A fresh start”). The vision was accompanied by a detailed operational plan with specific programmes and projects being presented.

Categories: Guinea-Bissau, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Gender


25/08/2014 - The African Development Bank released on August 21 its latest edition of the West Africa Monitor Quarterly. The report follows key socio-economic developments in the region and provides brief analysis on latest events across the countries.

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


20/06/2014 - Parliamentarians from the fifteen members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) gathered in Lagos on 19 June for a two-day Capacity-building event to engage with experts, attend workshops and discuss together, how to achieve “Value for money (VfM), accountability and sustainability in the social sectors”.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Civil Society


  • From: 19/06/2014
  • To: 20/06/2014
  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria

On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, and voice and accountability in social spending. In order to foster and sustain progress in human development, African countries need to focus on results for the money that they spend on social services.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Economic & Financial Governance, Civil Society, Human Capital Development


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)


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