Rwanda

29-May-2014

Rwanda - Transport Sector Support Project- Base-Gicumbi-Nyagatare Road (Section- Base-Gicumbi-Rukomo) - ESIA Summary

This document is a summary of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of the Transport Sector Support Project: Base-Gicumbi-Nyagatare Road (Section: Base-Gicumbi-Rukomo). This summary has been prepared in accordance with the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s environmental and social assessment guidelines and procedures for Category 1 projects. The categorization of this project is based on the nature and scale of the works (more than 50 km) and the number of persons who will be affected by the expropriation (over 200). The document first presents the project description...
29-May-2014

Rwanda - Transport Sector Support Project- Base-Gicumbi-Nyagatare Road (Section- Base-Gicumbi-Rukomo) - RAP Summary

The strategy of the Ministry of Infrastructure supports the overall objectives of Vision 2020 of the Government of Rwanda (GoR) with an action on the upgrading of transport infrastructure, particularly roads, by planning a number of action of rehabilitation, modernization and maintenance. In this context, the proposed Base –Byumba- Nyagatare road to be rehabilitated is part of the policy of GoR strategy in improving transport infrastructure to promote integration among the regions in the national economic space and stimulate exchanges between regions, the ultimate objective being income...
29-May-2014

Best of 2014 Annual Meetings

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23-May-2014

Closing Remarks by the AfDB President Donald Kaberuka at the 2014 Annual Meetings

Event : Closing Session of the 2014 Annual Meetings Mr. Chairman, Dear Governors, As we come to the end of our 49th Annual Meetings, let me thank you for what, together, we have been able to accomplish this week. What we have accomplished goes beyond the statutory decisions concerning the life of the Bank, but also issues of interest to Africa. Anyone who follows the rich tapestry of discussions in the seminars, high level events, has now seen the important role and convening power of the Bank on issues affecting Africa’s development. The choice of the AGM theme, “the...
23-May-2014

Opening Ceremony - AM 2014

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23-May-2014

2014 Africa Progress Panel Report: High Level Dialogue - AM 2014

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23-May-2014

Where are the Jobs? - AM 2014

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22-May-2014

“Masters of our Destiny” - Opening Statement by the AfDB President Donald Kaberuka at the 2014 Annual Meetings

Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government, Governors, Eminent Persons, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good morning and thank you for honoring us with your presence. A very warm welcome to Kigali, the Land of a thousand hills, and to the AGM. This is a great day. Thank you, President Paul Kagame, Your Government and the People of Rwanda for inviting us, for the hospitality, for such fine arrangements, and for making us feel so very welcome. I know how much effort has gone into making this event a success, the first time in fifty years that the AGM takes place in...
22-May-2014

Leadership for the Africa we want - AM 2014

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22-May-2014

Meeting with the delegates at the Annual Meetings Village - AM 2014

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22-May-2014

Reducing Perceived Riskiness of Investing in Africa's Infrastructure - AM 2014

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21-May-2014

Accountability and Transparency (Video Report) - AM 2014

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20-May-2014

Africa Launch of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) (Video report) - AM 2014

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20-May-2014

Africa Transformation Report: Growth with Depth - AM 2014

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20-May-2014

The African Economic Outlook 2014 (Full Session) - AM 2014

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14-May-2014

Rwanda - 2014 - Country Profile - Improving economic competitiveness to bring about shared growth - Summary Report

RWANDA has reached two major milestones since the Millennium. GDP per capita increased from $225 in 2000 to $693 in 2013, growing by an average of 8% annually. Poverty rates decreased from 59% in 2000 to 45% in 2011, with well over a million Rwandans lifted out of poverty. An increasing number of Rwandans are benefitting from their country’s economic progress, especially through higher incomes in agriculture, an expansion in off-farm jobs, and effective social protection programs.
14-May-2014

Rwanda - 2014 - Country Profile - Improving economic competitiveness to bring about shared growth - Full Report

The African Development Bank is proud to be part of Rwanda’s quest for economic transformation. Our current portfolio of projects in Rwanda totals USD1.65 billion. We have supported such critical areas as infrastructure development, skills development, agriculture, science and technology, private sector development and regional integration. Among the lessons we have learned along the way is the need for strong country ownership of our programmes, and focused priorities in the way our member countries manage the private sector and investment. The Bank’s new Ten-Year Strategy for 2013-...
02-Apr-2014

East Africa Quarterly Bulletin - Fourth Quarter 2013

The East Africa Quarterly Bulletin is produced by country economists and country program officers of the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC), Nairobi, Kenya. The publication covers thirteen countries including Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan1 , Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. The Bulletin is part of the AfDB’s monitoring of socio-economic developments across the continent and provides summary information on the previous quarter’s major developments across the sub-region for which...
21-Mar-2014

Rwanda - Strategy and Policy Support Development Project (SPSD) - Project Completion Report

The relevance of SPSD development objective rating is considered Highly Satisfactory. The development objective was to contribute to improved competitiveness through an efficient and effective public sector while the specific objective of the project was to improve strategic leadership capacity in Rwanda.
15-Jan-2014

Rwanda - Forestry Management Support Project of Rwanda - Project Completion Report (PCR)

This project is consistent with the ADB intervention strategy in Rwanda,as well as with Vision 2020 planning whose cross-cutting priority areas, namely environmental protection and natural resource management,have been retained as the cornerstone for sustainable development.In addition, the project is in line with the Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy as it contributes to increasing the incomes of the population and protecting the environment.