Economic Brief - Tackling Youth Unemployment in the Maghreb


2011-2012 - Algeria - Country Dialogue Note

The last Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Algeria (ADB/BD/WP/2000/101-/Rev.1) was approved by the Board in October 2000. It covered the period 2000-2002 and was updated in June 2002. In February 2006, Algerian authorities suspended external borrowing and repaid all debts to multilateral institutions. This note is to inform the Board of recent developments in Algeria and to report on prospects for cooperation between the Bank and Algeria, during the period 2011-2012.

The AfDB Group in North Africa 2011

Geographically defining the northern rim of the continent, North Africa (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia) constitutes a central part of Africa as well as the history and the daily operations of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The countries of the region were thus instrumental in the creation of the AfDB more than 45 years ago and are now contributing nearly 20 percent of the Bank’s subscribed capital. Since the beginning of its operations in 1966, the Bank Group has committed nearly US$25 billion in loans and grants to North Africa, consistently aimed at...

The AfDB Group in North Africa 2009

We are pleased to present the first regional report on the Bank’s activities in North-Africa, setting out both an overview of our projects, in both private and the public sector, studies and strategy in the region. The financial crisis was a key event for 2009, which covers the dates of this report and presented us with an opportunity to show our relevance and responsiveness to our clients in North Africa. The full extent of the crisis is still unfolding and its ramifications on the real economy have not yet fully occurred. The crisis fed into pre-existing vulnerabilities and the threat of...

La BAD renforce sa coopération avec l’Algérie

Statement by AfDB President (audio) Tunis, le 19 février 2010 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), M. Donald Kaberuka, a procédé, le 18 février 2010 à Alger, à l’inauguration officielle du bureau national de la Banque en Algérie. Cette inauguration s’est déroulé sous le patronage des ministres algériens des affaires étrangères, M. Mourad Medelci, et des finances, M. Karim Djoudi, gouverneur de la BAD pour l’Algérie. Des chefs de missions diplomatiques des pays membres de la BAD et des organisations internationales, ainsi que de nombreux...

AfDB’s First Private Sector Investment in Algeria: €6 million Partial Credit Guarantee Facility to Maghreb Leasing Algeria

Tunis, 22 April 2009 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved on Wednesday, 22 April 2009 in Tunis a Euro 6 million partial credit guarantee facility to Maghreb Leasing Algérie (MLA). This instrument will enable the company to raise the equivalent of € 12 million in Algerian Dinars through a consortium of local banks. This facility is the Bank Group’s first private sector operation in Algeria and will facilitate MLA’s expansion and help the company develop its leasing portfolio by locally mobilizing the resources required to finance its growth. MLA...

Algeria - 2009 - Country Profile

On 4 August 1963 during a conference attended by 23 African Governments, including the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, the Agreement establishing the African Development Bank (ADB) was signed in Khartoum (Sudan). Eight other countries ratified it in December the same year. On 10 September 1964, the Agreement entered into force when twenty other members subscribed to 65% of the capital, which was then US$ 250 million. The inaugural meeting of the Boards of Governors took place from 4 to 7 November in Lagos (Nigeria). The Bank’s operations started on 1 July 1966 in Abidjan (Côte d’...

Algeria - East-West Highway Constantine Bypass Project - ESIA Summary

The project covers a major 13km stretch of the proposed 7,000 km Maghreb Unity Highway (AUM) which will link up Nouakchott, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli. The Algerian segment will be approximately 1,20 0 km long and has been subdivided into several sections for planning and design reasons. The section proposed for ADB financing forms a part of this AUM and was the subject of a specific environmental impact study conducted by the “Contrôle Technique des Travaux Publics” (Public Works Technical Inspection Agency)

Algeria - Koudiat Acerdoune Dam Project - ESIA Summary

The Koudiat Acerdoune Dam pro ject in Algeria was thoroughly assessed for potential impacts on the environment as required by the Bank Group’s environmental policy and by the Algerian environmental legislation.. An executive summary of the findings of the Consultant was presented to th e Board in July 1993 (ref. ADB/BD/IF/93/92). The project was approved in August 1993.

2000-2002-Algeria-Country Strategy Paper

The 1996-1998 Country Strategy Paper (CSP) on Algeria was submitted for Board approval (document ADB/BD/WP/96/157) in December 1996. The CSP was first updated and presented to the Board on 27 October 1997 (document ADB/BD/WP/96/157/Add.1). The second update was distributed to the Board on 3 July 1998 (document ADB/BD/WP/96/157/Add.2). Over the 1996-1998 period, the Bank’s strategy in Algeria principally focused on: (i) pursuing the macro-economic and sectoral adjustment programme; (ii) contributing to efforts to restructure the industrial sector and assist the private sector; and (iii)...

Recrutement d’une agence immobilière pour l’identification d’espace à usage de bureau professionnel pour le compte de la Banque africaine de développement à Alger (Algérie)

La Banque Africaine de Développement (Banque) invite, par le présent Appel d'offres, les soumissionnaires éligibles à présenter leurs offres sous pli fermé pour l'identification d'espaces de bureaux pour l'installation du Bureau National à Alger (Algérie).