Information & Communication Technology

02-Apr-2020

AOI - Multinational - Acquisition d’équipements électriques et informatiques pour les postes de contrôle juxtaposés de Hilla-condji /Sanvee-condji

Le présent avis d’appel d’offres (AAO) fait suite à l’avis général de passation des marchés pour ce projet qui a été publié dans UNDB online N°Afdb95-02/17 du 06 février 2017, sur le site Web du groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement (www.afdb.org) et dans le quotidien togolais « Togo Presse » des 20, 22 et 27 février 2017. Le Gouvernement Togolais a reçu un financement de l’Union Européenne (UE) administré par la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD), en diverses monnaies à l’effet du projet de réhabilitation de la route Lomé – Cotonou (phase 2) et de protection...
01-Apr-2020

IFB - Sierra Leone - Supply IT Equipment, Office Furniture and standby Generator

The Government of Sierra Leone Sierra Leone has received a Grant from the African Development Fund (ADF)  in various currencies towards the cost of the Sierra Leone Agri-Business Rice Value Chain Support Project (SLARIS) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the contract for which this invitation for bid (IFB) is issued.
31-Mar-2020

AMI - Cabo Verde - Développement des Instruments de Communication et d'Image du Projet

Le Gouvernement de la République du Cabo Verde a reçu un don du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement pour le co-financement du « Projet Pilote pour le Renforcement de l’Employabilité et de l’Insertion des Jeunes », et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées pour financer le recrutement d’un consultant individuel pour le développement des instruments de communication et d'image du Projet.
30-Mar-2020

IFB - Tanzania - Supply and Installation of Hardware and Software for Electronic Single Window System (eSWS)

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online: dated 30th November 2017 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website; The United Republic of Tanzania has received Financing from the African Development Bank (ADF) toward the cost of Institutional Support Project for Domestic Resources Mobilization and Natural Resources Governance (ISP-DRM & NRG), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the agreement(s) resulting from this IFB:  For Supply and Installation of...
04-Mar-2020

African Development Bank and Association for the Development of Education in Africa urge partners to tackle skills mismatch

The African Development Bank and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have called for stronger links between technical and vocational education and training and industry to equip young people with the skills they need to boost technological advancement, trade and growth in Africa. A Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector Scoping Study Workshop, financed through the Bank’s Japan Trust Fund, drew more than 50 delegates from 13 African countries, representing international organizations, academia and the private sector, to the Bank’s...
14-Feb-2020

Getting Africans Ready for the 4IR

WHAT:           Workshop on the digital economy and the fourth industrial revolution in Africa WHO:             The Industrial and Trade Development Department and Corporate IT Department WHEN:          19 February 2020 from 9 am to 5 pm WHERE:       Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium, African Development Bank Headquarters   The African Development Bank will hold a workshop on the ability of the emerging...
10-Feb-2020

AMI - Tunisie - Acquisition et la mise en place d’une Solution Informatique de Gestion Intégrée pour La Poste Tunisienne

La République Tunisienne a obtenu un prêt de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) afin de couvrir les coûts du projet d’appui à la mise en œuvre du Plan National Stratégique « Tunisie Digitale 2020 » et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce prêt pour financer le contrat pour la mise en place d’une Solution Informatique de Gestion Intégrée pour la Poste Tunisienne.
10-Feb-2020

AMI - Tunisie - Acquisition et la mise en place de service digitaux postaux pour les citoyens

La République Tunisienne a obtenu un prêt de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) afin de couvrir les coûts du projet d’appui à la mise en œuvre du Plan National Stratégique « Tunisie Digitale 2020 » et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie des sommes accordées au titre de ce prêt pour financer le contrat de mise en place de service digitaux postaux pour les citoyens.
20-Jan-2020

AMI - Sénégal - Sélection d'un consultant (cabinet) pour l’audit des comptes du Projet du Parc des Technologies Numériques (PTN)

Le Gouvernement de la République du Sénégal a reçu un financement du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement (BAD) pour financer la réalisation des infrastructures prévues dans le Projet de Parc de Technologies Numériques (PTN) et a l’intention d’utiliser une partie de ces ressources pour effectuer des paiements au titre du contrat de prestations relatif à la «Sélection d'un consultant (cabinet) pour l’audit des comptes du Projet du Parc des Technologies Numériques (PTN)».
30-Oct-2019

Modernizing African agriculture: Tunisia’s drone project shows the way

A workshop in Tunis organised by the African Development Bank last week followed on the heels of on a pilot project on the use of drones to boost agricultural productivity in Sidi Bouzid, in the central region of Tunisia. The aim of the workshop was to share knowledge and best practices for the introduction of drones in agriculture, drawing on the experience of the pilot project, with more than 150 participants from the public and private sectors. "This pilot project will truly increase the capability of the African agricultural sector, which can now cope with even greater challenges in...
29-Oct-2019

Gabon – Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the Central Africa Backbone (CAB) Project – Résumé PGES

Gabon joined the CAB4 Gabon project in order to expand the geographical coverage and usage of high-bandwidth networks and to reduce the cost of communications services on its territory. In this regard, the Gabonese government has requested support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the form of supplementary financing to: (i) build 2185 km of priority fibre cable connections nationwide; and (ii) build a National Datacentre – CSIRT/SOC/PKI platform subdivided into two units, one in Franceville municipality (Haut Ogooué Province) and another in the Nkok Economic Zone (Ntoum...
12-Sep-2019

SPN - Southern African Development Community (SADC) - Supply, configuration, delivery and installation and Numerical Weather Prediction and Climate Modelling Infrastructure (Storage Server and Broadband Internet)

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online AfDB 1062-09/18 of 27th September 2018 online and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
06-Sep-2019

“Prospects for Africa” great as new spaces open up for Tunisia’s youth in industry

Smartly dressed Maroua Khemiri is ready to start a busy day. The young engineer has secured a contract with Eleonetech in Tunisia, an electro-mechanical firm that specialises in producing cables and electronic assembly. Having risen through the ranks to become the first female project manager at the electro-mechanical firm, Khemiri’s achievement as a female engineer in this part of North Africa is rare, especially in the industrial sector. “After I finished my studies, I was struggling to find a job. It was frustrating, to the point that I thought about leaving the country. Today, I’m a...
05-Sep-2019

Tanzania - Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teacher Education - Appraisal Report

The proposed Tanzania Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teacher Education Projectis designed within the context of the national human resource development priorities and in support of the development of skills in the country.The project is in support of the priorities of the Country Strategy Paperand is in line with Bank’s own priorities as stated in its 2013-2022 strategy. It will focus on the technical vocational education and training sub-sector and on teacher education, with the aim of contributing to efforts to increase the supply of skilled labor and build...
16-Aug-2019

Rwanda’s women in tech: Leading the digital revolution

When she was a little girl, Jeanne Yamfashije wanted to be a doctor. Her goal was to make her parents proud and serve her people. The 29-year-old IT specialist did not become a doctor but she has certainly fulfilled her other wishes. For the past five years, Yamfashije has been working with a project that promotes science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) among girls in Rwanda. The group, called Girls in ICT Rwanda, offers mentorships, boot camps and a competition to encourage innovation among students. The organization reaches 500 girls each year. “I am serving my people by...
06-Aug-2019

Attribution de marché - SAWIDRA-AC - Projet d’Information Satellitaire et Météorologique pour la Réduction des Risques de Catastrophes en Afrique Centrale

10-Jul-2019

“Join Africa50 to lay the foundations for a more prosperous Africa,” African Development Bank urges

KIGALI, Rwanda 10 July, 2019 – African governments must explore innovative technologies to drive transformation on the continent, board members at Africa50’s General Shareholders Meeting, held in Kigali heard on Wednesday. Prime Minister of Rwanda Edouard Ngirente made the call at the opening of the shareholders meeting. “Let’s explore these digital opportunities to move our continent forward,” the prime minister said. Africa50 is an innovative fund for developing and financing African infrastructure, funded by the African Development Bank, African governments and private and...
23-May-2019

The African Development Bank Group Policy on Disclosure of Information - Into effect since October 2005

In December, 1997, the Boards of Directors approved a policy for Public Disclosure of Information which established the procedures and the types of information for disclosure in the absence of compelling reasons for confidentiality. The Bank Group’s Policy on Disclosure of Information became effective in 1998. The policy was based on the principle that the Bank Group should be open and transparent in its operations. The main lessons from the implementation of the 1997 policy is that many institutions, civil groups and individuals have come to understand, appreciate and get involved in the...
17-May-2019

Trans-Sahara Optical Fibre Backbone Project

05-Apr-2019

“Coding must be compulsory, at all levels. The currency of the future is going to be coding…We must democratize technology,” Adesina tells Mo Ibrahim Governance Week

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.” Adesina was addressing a debate entitled: The New Tech Era: Job-killer or Job-creator? organised by Africa Report and Jeune Afrique as part of the 2019 Mo Ibrahim Governance Week. The debate took place in the Sofitel Hotel in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. “The people who control data, will control Africa. Coding must be...