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21/05/2019 - The African Development Bank has commissioned a study into the contribution of the jewelry manufacturing industry and its potential for job creation for women and youth in Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and the Republic of Guinea.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe, Gender, Employment, Industrialization, Youth


21/05/2019 - The African Development Bank has since 1995 granted five loans totaling $700 million to the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), a governmental financial institution with special focus on infrastructure expansion. The transactions have helped to deepen financial markets and buoyed local businesses.

Categories: Gender, Private Sector, Employment, Youth


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


23/04/2019 - Since 2016, the African Development Bank has committed $1.7 million to the Project to Support the Employability and Integration of Young People in Growth Sectors (PAEIJ-SP) in Togo, which has helped create 35,000 jobs in agricultural SMEs.

Categories: Togo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth


  • From: 22/04/2019
  • To: 22/04/2019
  • Location: Hôtel Oasis Palm Club, Guelmim, Maroc

En partenariat avec la coopération danoise (DANIDA) et le ministère de l’Économie et des Finances du Maroc, la Banque africaine de développement procèdera, le 22 avril prochain à Guelmim, au lancement national du programme Souk At-tanmia.

Categories: Morocco, Employment, Youth


10/04/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has urged African youth to get involved in agriculture, saying that the Bank has invested massively in jobs for youth in rural areas and that the sector offers enormous potential.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The President


  • From: 24/06/2019
  • To: 28/06/2019
  • Location: NH The Lord Charles Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

The African Development Bank), in partnership with the Western Cape Government, is organizing the 3rd annual African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) Conference and AgriPitch Competition under the theme: Climate Smart Agriculture: Business and Employment Opportunities for Africa’s Youth. The AYAF serves as a platform for bringing together youth agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth


05/04/2019 - African Development Bank President Adesina, on Friday, pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from “investing in the jobs of the past, but rather in the jobs of the future. A future that is just around the corner.”

Categories: Information & Communication Technology, Employment, Youth, The President


04/04/2019 - Sa’adatu Babayo and Esther Ayuba have more than being female in common: the two are proud participants of the first all-women Coding for Employment class, currently underway in Nigeria as part of a pilot scheme to broaden opportunities for African women.

Categories: Nigeria, Gender, Youth


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