Selected Projects


African Virtual University: Transforming Africa into a Global Knowledge Hub

05/08/2013 - The African Virtual University (AVU) has established the largest distance and eLearning network in over 27 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, and produced more than 40,000 graduates. It hosts 219 open educational modules ranging fro...

Categories: Education, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology


AfDB Project Integrates Nomadic Peoples into Mainstream Education in Nigeria

20/05/2013 - Spanning at least 20 different countries across the African continent, nomadic peoples constitute about six per cent of the total African population, or some 50 million people. This large population, categorized into three major g...

Categories: Nigeria, Education


Education : les bienfaits d’un collège « rural » au Maroc

20/05/2013 - Les écoles publiques (primaire, collège et lycée) se multiplient à travers le territoire marocain, au plus grand bonheur des enfants – et des parents. Aperçu, avec le collège de Toualaa. A peine sorti de terre, le collège...

Categories: Morocco, Education, Human Capital Development


Benin-Regional Public Health Institute

01/04/2010 - Given the shortage of health research, health personnel and health services, particularly in rural areas, the Government of the Republic of Benin sought to create a public health institute in Benin with support from the World Heal...

Categories: Benin, Human Capital Development, Education, Health


Integrated Fight Against Aquatic Plant Proliferation in West Africa

28/03/2012 - Aquatic plant proliferation is an environmental scourge. These weeds invade waterways and irrigation channels, impeding their economic operation. Fishermen have suffered rising costs, and farmers have to spend more time cleaning t...

Categories: Benin, Niger, Mali, Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Human Capital Development, Education, Health, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment


Rwanda-Education III Project

01/04/2010 - Built in 1997, the Kigali Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) is the first technological institute to be built in Rwanda to train students in science, technology and engineering at the degree and diploma levels. KIST also t...

Categories: Rwanda, Human Capital Development, Education