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02/11/2017 - As the most robust economy in Central Africa, Cameroon, has in the past decade taken steps to further boost growth, making major advances in providing health, education, and clean water, and launching an ambitious infrastructure investment programme to become a middle-income country by 2035, according to the AfDB’s Cameroon Country Brief released on 2 November 2017.
07/06/2017 - Efforts by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to upgrade Africa’s agriculture sector is yielding good results with about 5.6 million people benefiting from the Bank’s interventions in the past year.
Among other things, AfDB plans scale up its focus on regional integration in 2017 as an important part of its development work with the planned launch of a Regional Integration Strategy.
These were some of the details pulled from the Annual Development Effectiveness Review 2017 (ADER) – the latest edition of the Bank’s key monitoring and tracking tool released on May 24, 2017 at the Bank Group’s Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India.
01/06/2017 - The African Community of Practice (AfCoP) on Managing for Development Results (MfDR), at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the Delivery, Performance Management and Results Department, organized a two-day training event from May 11-12 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The participants in this training included senior government officials and Bank focal points. The purpose of training was to teach the Rapid Results Initiatives (RRI), a tool that helps to integrate managing for development results (MfDR) in Regional Member countries, so as to bring change in lives of Africans, in line with the AfDB’s High 5 Priorities.
30/06/2016 - The African Development Bank has released a new online tool that enables anyone in the world to see at a glance how the Bank’s projects are boosting Africa’s economies and making Africans’ lives better.
27/06/2016 - The African Development Bank is stepping up the pace by focusing on five priorities that are crucial for accelerating Africa’s economic transformation. The Bank calls them the “High 5s”: Light up and power Africa, Feed Africa, Industrialise Africa, Integrate Africa, and Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.
13/06/2016 - The African Community of Practice (AfCoP), whose secretariat is at the Quality Assurance Department (ORQR) of the African Development Bank (ADB), organized a training seminar on Rapid Results Initiatives (IRR) in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire on the 8th and 9th of June 2016.
10/02/2016 - Steering Committee and the Core Management Team members of the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) met on February 10 in Abidjan to review performance and provide strategic guidance on the African Development Bank-executed AfCoP project. The February 10-11, 2016 meeting was held together with that of the Core Management Team comprising 13 members from across Africa.
16/12/2015 - On Wednesday, December 9. 2015, the African Development Bank launched the Development Effectiveness Review (DER) on Sierra Leone in Freetown. The ceremony was attended by Senior Government Officials, development partners, civil society organizations and the media.
07/12/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched its Development Effectiveness Review 2015 on Sierra Leone on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in Freetown. The Development Effectiveness Review 2015 for Sierra Leone provides a comprehensive report on the Bank’s performance in the country and tracks how the Bank’s operations have contributed to Sierra Leone’s development results. The review also assesses how the Bank has performed as an organisation with a presence in Sierra Leone.
25/11/2015 - Climate change poses a severe threat to Africa, the world’s most vulnerable region. But it also offers a huge opportunity. A new paper from the African Development Bank explains how the COP21 climate talks in Paris in December can help Africa deal with the threat and seize the opportunity.