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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


24/04/2019 - Malawi’s recovery and reconstruction plans in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai has received a boost from the African Development Bank, which is supporting the country with an emergency relief package and measures to combat the effect of climate change in the Southern African region.

Categories: Malawi, Human Capital Development


04/04/2019 - The refurbishment of the old Saint Louis power station has brought a breath of fresh air to those working at and living in the north west of Mauritius. Renovation of the machinery has addressed the electricity supply shortages, thanks to financial assistance from the African Development Bank.

Categories: Mauritius, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development


26/03/2019 - The African Development Bank, heads of 34 leading financial institutions covering Africa and other partners of the Africa Investment Forum reaffirmed their commitment to “scale up, speed up, and synergize” efforts to deliver transformative projects across the continent.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Partnerships


22/03/2019 - Une délégation de la Banque africaine de développement, conduite par son président Akinwumi Adesina, a rencontré, aujourd’hui à Abidjan, le Premier ministre ivoirien, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, pour échanger sur le programme social mis en place par le gouvernement de Côte d’Ivoire (PSGouv) pour la période 2019-2021.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, The President


08/03/2019 - “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change, ” is the global theme of this year’s International Women’s Day. As one of its core priorities, the African Development Bank is promoting women’s entrepreneurship and innovation across the continent.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Gabon, Gender, Human Capital Development, Employment, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


14/02/2019 - Ensuring that the children of Africa are adequately prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century, as defined by its fast-paced social, economic and technological change, requires the re-thinking and re-imagining of traditional approaches to learning. An education system that supports the development of skills such as problem solving, critical thinking and creativity will be crucial for success.

Categories: South Africa, Education, Human Capital Development


10/12/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement annonce la publication « L’état des villes africaines 2018, la géographie de l’investissement africain », un grand rapport produit par ONU Habitat en collaboration avec la Banque et le département britannique du développement (DfID). L’état des villes africaines entend éclairer les décideurs politiques africains, surtout au niveau des collectivités locales, afin de leur permettre de saisir les nombreuses opportunités d’investissement et de croissance.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Transport


30/11/2018 - Decked In rubber boots, gloves, masks, and aprons, staff of the African Development Bank joined forces with members of Lion's Club Strelitzia Abidjan on Thursday to clean up Attecoube - an Abidjan neighborhood that suffered from devastating floods early this year.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development


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