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20/05/2019 - Le ministère des Mines et des Ressources Stratégiques de Madagascar, en collaboration avec la Banque Africaine de Développement, a présenté, vendredi 17 mai, les résultats d’une étude « sur la valorisation des revenus issus de l’exploitation des ressources extractives ».

Categories: Madagascar, Coal


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


29/04/2019 - The African Development Bank has called for urgent global action in the wake of a second cyclone to hit the southern Africa coastal region in six weeks.  According to Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, “we must have concerted international cooperation to establish management systems and responses to combat natural disaster.”

Categories: Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


01/03/2019 - The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.

Categories: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, eSwatini, Zambia, Zimbabwe, The President


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


05/02/2019 - Bertine Mariazy is a farmer in Tanandava, a rural town in Morombe District in south-west Madagascar. Her standard of living has soared over the past eight years, as a result of development works in the irrigated area of Bas Mangoky (supplied with water by the Mangoky, at 822 km in length, the longest river in Madagascar). Having better quality water and in greater quantity for her land has enabled her to double her rice production and her cropping area.

Categories: Madagascar, Environment, Gender, Food Production


25/01/2019 - It's market day in Tsianisiha, a rural town in the district of Toliara in south-west Madagascar. In the central square, the stalls are overflowing with the thousands of products that attract an ever-greater throng of shoppers every Monday. And for good reason: in just five years, Tsianisiha has been completely transformed, much to the benefit of its inhabitants.

Categories: Madagascar, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction


01/10/2018 - Madagascar’s three key rice farming regions have witnessed an unprecedented transformation, with yields per hectare virtually tripling over the past five years, thanks to investments totalling $148 .28 million by the African Development Bank in the region’s agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender


24/07/2017 - The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, paid a courtesy call on the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Madagascar, Partnerships, The President


23/11/2016 - Heriniaina, or “Life Force” in Malagasy, confidently stands on her land in Tanandava. She has made the most of her plot, saving enough money to acquire an additional hectare of land and a tractor worth 3,000 euros. The tractor has enabled her to double her harvest. Heriniaina, a member of a local women’s association, is miles ahead of many other local farmers, who still use zebus to cultivate their land. She also rents her tractor to increase her earnings. “My life has changed,” she says.

Categories: Madagascar, ADF, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


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