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13-sep-2019

South Sudan - National Climate Change Profile

The Republic of South Sudan (henceforth, ‘South Sudan’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a landlocked country in Northeastern Africa. South Sudan has a population of ~13,096,000 people and has a slow population growth rate of ~2.9% per year). The majority of the population is rural (~81.8%).
13-sep-2019

Somalia - National Climate Change Profile

Somalia (officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, shown below in Figure 1-1) is an East African country situated at the Horn of Africa, bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, and Kenya to the southwest. Somalia’s landscape, the majority of which is classified as semi-arid or arid desert, is bordered by a coastline of ~3,300 km (the longest in continental Africa). As a result of protracted social and economic stability, Somalia’s development has been severely undermined in the period since the outbreak of...
13-sep-2019

Kenya - National Climate Change Profile

The Republic of Kenya (henceforth ‘Kenya’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a country in East Africa that borders on the Indian Ocean. Kenya is one of the largest economies in Africa, ranking in the top ten for total GDP (~USD 70.5 billion). Kenya is also among the ten most populous countries on the continent with a population of ~48,000,000 people and over 60% of the country’s workforce is in agriculture (est. 2017, [1]).
13-sep-2019

Ethiopia - National Climate Change Profile

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (henceforth ‘Ethiopia’, shown below in Figure 1-1) is a landlocked country in the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north and northeast, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. Ethiopia is the second-most populous country in Africa (~104,300,000 people).
13-sep-2019

Burundi - Profil National de Changement Climatiques

La République du Burundi (ci-après «Burundi», représentée ci-dessous dans la Figure 1) est un pays enclavé dans la région des Grands Lacs en Afrique et l'un des plus petits pays du continent. Le Burundi a la plus petite population urbaine d’Afrique (~ 11%), mais détient le troisième taux d'urbanisation le plus élevé (~ 5,6%) du continent. Le Burundi est l'un des pays les plus pauvres et les moins développés d'Afrique, avec le deuxième taux le plus élevé du nombre d’habitants (~ 78%) vivant en dessous du seuil de pauvreté, ~ 92% de la force de travail est employée dans le secteur agricole....
13-sep-2019

Gabon - Profil National de Changement Climatiques

La République Gabonaise (ci-après «Gabon» et représentée ci-dessous dans la Figure 1-1) est un pays côtier tropical sur la côte ouest de l'Afrique. Situé sur l'équateur, le Gabon est bordé par la Guinée équatoriale au nord-ouest, le Cameroun au nord, la République du Congo à l'est et au sud et le golfe de Guinée à l'ouest. Le Gabon est l'un des 10 pays les moins peuplés d'Afrique avec une population d'environ 1 800 000 habitants.
13-sep-2019

RDC - Profil National de Changement Climatiques

La République Démocratique du Congo (ci-après «la RDC», représentée ci-dessous dans la Figure 1-1) est un pays chaud et humide d'Afrique Centrale, situé des deux côtés de l'équateur. La RDC borde la République centrafricaine et le Soudan du Sud au nord; l'Ouganda, le Rwanda, le Burundi et la Tanzanie à l'est; La Zambie et l'Angola au sud; la République du Congo à l'ouest et l'Océan Atlantique au sud-ouest. En superficie, la RDC est le deuxième plus grand pays d'Afrique (2.266.000 km2) et en nombre d’habitants, le quatrième pays le plus peuplé d’Afrique (~ 82.200.000 personnes). Environ 38% de...
09-sep-2019

Sudan Economic Report - After Two Decades of "Solitude" Targeted strategies for quick economic wins

This Sudan Country Economic Report, the first in a new series, confirms that it is time for the country to generate, borrow, and use the best ideas out there. It shows that the permanent removal of U.S. economic sanctions creates an incentive for the government to deepen policy reforms. That would strengthen the case for heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) debt relief, which might enlarge the fiscal space, attract more concessional financing, and help reintegrate Sudan into the global economy.
21-aoû-2019

Working Paper 323 - Mobile Financial and Banking Services Development in Africa

Using a new database for mobile financial & banking services across countries, we analyze pro-poor and inclusive growth in developing countries and show the importance of mobile financial & banking development. This paper uses several econometric techniques to investigate mobile finance & banking benchmarking, determinants, and real impacts on inclusive growth in developing countries in Africa. The statistical benchmarking analysis reveals that there is a positive link between mobile banking development and economic development. Estimation of our model, using different...
29-mai-2019

The AfDB Statistics Pocketbook 2019

The AfDB Statistics Pocketbook presents summary economic and social data on regional member countries and on the operational activities of the African Development Bank Group. Most of the indicators shown are selected from the other Bank publications, namely: Compendium of Statistics on Bank Group Operations; Gender, Poverty and Environmental Indicators on African Countries; and African Statistical Yearbook which contain more detailed information. Le livre de poche des statistiques de la BAD présente des sommaires des données économiques et sociales sur les pays membres régionaux et sur...
29-mai-2019

Compendium of Statistics on Bank Group Operations - 2019

Compendium of Statistics on Bank Group Operations 2019 is an annual publication of the African Development Bank Group, presenting data on operational activities of the Bank Group. Part One gives cross-country statistics on Bank operations and Part Two provides country-specific information on each regional member country of the Bank. Compendium de statistiques sur les opérations du Groupe de la Banque 2019, publication annuelle du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, présente des données sur les opérations du groupe de la banque. La Partie 1 contient des statistiques agrégées...
29-mai-2019

Indicators on Gender, Poverty, the Environment and Progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals in African Countries - 2019

This is the twentieth volume of Gender, Poverty, and Environmental Indicators and progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals in African Countries published by the Statistics Department of the African Development Bank Group. The publication also provides some information on the broad development trends relating to gender, poverty and environmental issues in the 54 African countries. This volume is divided into three main parts. Part I reveals the progress being made by African countries towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Part II presents comparative cross-country data...
14-déc-2018

Gender, Poverty and Environmental Indicators on African Countries - 2018

At the end of this analysis on environmental challenges as they relate to the achievement the SDGs, it should be said that the progress towards sustainable development in Africa will depend largely on demographic and climatic trajectories, as well as the economic development models to be established by African countries to ensure the growth and performance of their economies and to effectively reduce poverty and check climate change. The various indicators analyzed in this paper show that climate change accelerates environmental degradation with repercussions on Africa’s key production...
27-aoû-2018

Africa Tourism Monitor 2018 - The High 5s – Tourism as a Pathway to Industrialization, Integration, Quality of Life, Agriculture, and Powering Up Africa

The theme of this issue is “The High 5s – Tourism as a Pathway to Industrialization, Integration, Quality of Life, Agriculture, and Powering Up Africa”. The wide range of topics examined in this issue include subjects such as hotel pipeline developments and investments, balancing wildlife and urbanization, intra-Africa travel potentials with the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), attracting business and city tourism, creating innovative media strategies for African destinations, technology’s role in inclusive tourism growth, and much more. [alert] Key Tourism facts...
11-mai-2018

AfDB Statistics Pocketbook 2018

This document was prepared by the Economic and Social Statistics Division of the Statistics Department at the African Development Bank. Designations employed in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the African Development Bank concerning the legal status of any country or territory, or the delimitation of its frontiers. While every effort has been made to present reliable information, the African Development Bank accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any consequences of its use.
12-mar-2018

African Statistical Journal Vol.20

1. Statistical and qualitative assessment of the design quality, performance, effectiveness and sustainability of the assistance of the African Development Bank to microfinance, 2000-2012 Albert-Enéas Gakusi, Alice Negre, Mabarakissa Diomanade, and Gloria Uwingabiye 2. Consumer Price Indices (CPIs) for different population groups, income groups and geographic areas. Vincent Musoke Nsubuga 3. Computing Consumer Price Indices and Purchasing Power Parities: A Special case for Africa Rees Mpofu
18-mai-2017

Africa Tourism Monitor 2016 - Sustainable Tourism through Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technology

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is delighted to present this edition of the Africa Tourism Monitor, which highlights the importance of developing a sustain-able and resilient tourism industry through innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology. Tourism is one of the fastest-growing and most interconnected sectors in the global economy with vast potential to boost GDP and investment, spur regional integration, create employment and reduce poverty
18-mai-2017

The AfDB Statistics Pocketbook 2017

This document was prepared by the Economic and Social Statistics Division of the Statistics Department at the African Development Bank. Designations employed in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion on the part of the African Development Bank concerning the legal status of any country or territory, or the delimitation of its frontiers. While every effort has been made to present reliable information, the African Development Bank accepts no responsibility whatsoever for any consequences of its use.
04-mai-2017

Africa Competitiveness Report 2017

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2017 is a special project within the framework of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness and Risks Team. It is the result of collaboration between the World Economic Forum, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/ the World Bank, and the African Development Bank.
15-Feb-2017

African Statistical Journal Vol.19

1. The impact of private and public investments on economic growth in Uganda: A multiplier model analysis Thomas Bwire, Wilson Asiimwe, Grace A. Tinyinondi, Priscilla Kisakye, and Denise M. Ayume 2. Economic returns and comparative costs of farming tobacco, maize, and groundnuts: The case of the Tabora region in Tanzania Asmerom Kidane, John Mduma, Alexis Naho, and Teh-wei Hu 3. Gender inequality implications for agricultural growth and non-monetary poverty in rural Cameroon Eric Patrick Feubi Pamen, Jean Tchitchoua, and Syrie Galex Soh