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18/07/2018 - Une importante délégation de l’Unité de coordination de l’Alliance Sahel (UCA) a entamé, mercredi 18 juillet 2018, une visite de travail de deux jours dans les locaux de la Banque africaine de développement à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire. L’Alliance Sahel, un partenariat lancé en juillet 2017 à Paris par plusieurs bailleurs de fonds, vise à atteindre plus rapidement des résultats de développement dans les pays du G5 Sahel : Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger et Tchad.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad, Partnerships

13/07/2018 - Mohamed El Azizi, directeur général de la Banque africaine de développement pour la région Afrique du Nord, et Abdel Aziz Ould Dahi, gouverneur de la Banque centrale de Mauritanie (BCM), ont donné, lundi 9 juillet 2018 à Nouakchott, le coup d’envoi du Projet d’appui à la modernisation des infrastructures financières en Mauritanie (PAMIF).

Categories: Mauritania, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships

13/07/2018 - The African Development Bank, through its Trade Finance operations, and Afreximbank today signed a Grant Agreement to support the development of factoring (a form of debtor finance in which a business sells its accounts receivable (invoices) to a third party (called a factor) at a discount) on the continent. This is a big step towards both institutions’ unrelenting drive and commitment to continue enabling extra and intra-Africa Trade.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, Trade Finance Program

02/07/2018 - The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash and African Development Bank Group Senior Vice-President Charles Boamah today announced new opportunities for collaboration between the institutions. The announcement was made during the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) mission stop in Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: United States of America, Partnerships

02/07/2018 - The African Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency to partner under USTDA’s Global Procurement Initiative: Understanding Best Value. The initiative was launched in 2013 to help public procurement officials establish policies and practices that integrate lifecycle cost analyses and best-value determination fairly and transparently.

Categories: United States of America, Partnerships

02/07/2018 - Leveling the playing field for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Africa is one of FAPA’s (Fund for African Private Sector Assistance) priority goals. To achieve this objective, FAPA donors have approved four projects worth US $3.9 million, bringing the total number of FAPA approved projects to seven and the cumulative grant amount to US $6.4 million since the beginning of this year.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance

13/06/2018 - In an effort to boost agri-business and enhance food security in Africa, the African Development Bank Board has approved a US$15 million equity investment in Africa Food Security Fund (AFSF), to support enterprises in agri-business SMEs and enhance food security in Africa

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships

08/06/2018 - A Mozambican delegation headed by Economy Minister Adriano Maleiane participated in the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, a key conference on economic affairs for the continent at which Finance Ministers from the Bank’s 80 Member States meet with academics, development partners and civil society organizations.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance

06/06/2018 - The African Development Bank approved a US $15-million senior loan to GHL Bank PLC, which focuses on mortgage finance, to enhance its mortgage loan portfolio and help develop an effective affordable mortgage finance sector in Ghana.

Categories: Ghana, Private Sector, Partnerships

06/06/2018 - The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit in Kigali, Rwanda. By training youth in demand-driven Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum and matching graduates directly with ICT employers, this new Program prepares Africa’s youth for tomorrow’s jobs and unleashes the next generation of young digital innovators from the continent. Coding for Employment will create over 9 million jobs and reach 32 million youth and women across Africa.

Categories: Rwanda, Youth, Information & Communication Technology, Partnerships, Employment, Human Capital Development

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