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Soudan du Sud : la Banque africaine de développement apporte 17 millions de dollars pour améliorer l’accès à l’éducation pour 30 mille enfants

20-sep-2019 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, jeudi 5 septembre à Abidjan, un appui financier de 17,7 millions de dollars américains pour financer le premier projet du secteur social, depuis l’engagement de la Banque au Soudan du Sud en 2012. L’aide doit permettre d’améliorer l’accès à un enseignement de base pour les enfants des États et régions du Haut-Nil, de Unity, du Jonglei et de l'Equatoria oriental.

Angola: Country office anniversary cocktail toasts Bank’s 55 years of Making a Difference

18-sep-2019 - The Angola country office of the African Development Bank on 10 September 2019 marked the Group’s 55th anniversary with a cocktail reception in Luanda, during which dignitaries toasted the Bank’s fruitful partnership and transformative work in Angola and Africa. The dignitaries included senior government officials, diplomats, development partners and representatives of financial institutions and project coordinators.

Soutien fort des chefs d’Etat des pays du G5 Sahel à l’initiative Desert to power de la Banque africaine de développement

16-sep-2019 - Les chefs d'Etat du G5 Sahel, lors du sommet qui s'est tenu vendredi à Ouagadougou, au Burkina Faso, ont apporté un soutien fort à l'initiative Desert to Power (DtP), une initiative de la Banque africaine de développement.

The future of development banks discussed as senior officials meet at 20th annual meeting

13-sep-2019 - Senior officials from the world’s leading financial institutions have wrapped up their 20th annual meeting in Abidjan at the headquarters of the African Development Bank. The corporate secretaries of international financial institutions (IFIs) met from 11 to 13 September 2019. The gathering coincides with a renewed push for Africa’s development agenda. The host institution, the African Development Bank, is in the process of lobbying for a general capital increase from shareholders to accelerate growth in the continent.

« Desert to power », un puissant levier pour réaliser les « High 5 » !

12-sep-2019 - Principaux outils de transformation économique en Afrique, les cinq grandes priorités stratégiques, « High 5 », lancées en 2016 par la Banque africaine de développement, ont déjà produit des résultats significatifs cette année. L’initiative « Desert to power », présentée officiellement ce vendredi 13 septembre à Ouagadougou, au Burkina Faso, marquera une étape majeure.

5 takeaways from the 2018 Africa Investment Forum: A bold vision to tilt capital flows towards Africa’s critical sectors

11-sep-2019 - “We want investments in Africa to land on a smooth investment runway. No bumps,”   – Akinwumi  A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank, at the 2018 Africa Investment Forum. When Adesina laid out his vision to “tilt the flow” of capital towards Africa’s critical sectors through the Africa Investment Forum, the notion of convening a purely transaction-based forum, seemed more of an aspiration than a reality.

Pretoria, South Africa: Bank raises awareness of rules on integrity and anti-corruption in two-day session

09-sep-2019 - The African Development Bank’s Office of Integrity and Anti-corruption (PIAC) held a two-day session on 12-13 August 2019 with staff, consultants and contractors to raise awareness on the Bank’s rules and regulations regarding integrity and anti-corruption. The first day brought together staff and consultants based in the Southern Africa regional office in Pretoria and country offices, while the second day was designed for consultants and contractors working with the Bank.

Zambia: African Development Bank, UN Nutrition Network will lead nutrition commitments

09-sep-2019 - The African Development Bank country office in Zambia and the UN Nutrition Network have agreed to lead multi-agency commitments aimed at effective implementation of the country’s national food and nutrition agenda. The two agencies reached the agreement on 5 September 2019 when Bank country manager for Zambia, Mary Monyau, hosted the global coordinator and director of the UN Nutrition Network, Purnima Kashyap. Both recognized the role of good nutrition as the basis for sustainable human development.

Libérer le potentiel de la jeunesse tunisienne au service de l’innovation

06-sep-2019 - Quelques coups de peigne dans les cheveux après le maquillage. Et voilà Maroua Khemiri préparée pour une journée qui s’annonce pleine. Jeune ingénieure, elle a décroché un contrat chez Eleone-Tech en Tunisie. Après avoir gravi les échelons, elle occupe désormais le poste de responsable du système d’exécution.

The African Development Bank organises a successful open day with Liberian civil society

06-sep-2019 - On 30 August 2019, the African Development Bank country office in Monrovia, Liberia held a civil society open day, which provided information on the progress of the Bank’s work, updates on current portfolio achievements and a presentation of the upcoming pipeline with regard to the next Liberia country strategy paper 2019 – 2023. The event brought together 56 Liberian civil society leaders, senior government officials from the ministries of finance and development planning, public works and agriculture.

Zimbabwe: African Development Bank, partners launch $96.7 million post-cyclone Idai recovery projects

05-sep-2019 - The African Development Bank, with the World Bank and the government of Zimbabwe on 2 September 2019 launched post cyclone Idai recovery projects totaling $96.7 million to restore livelihoods and rehabilitate infrastructure in areas most hit by the disaster this year.

TICAD 7: African leaders make a clarion call for increased private sector engagement

30-aoû-2019 - Yokohama, Japan, 30 August 2019 - The African Development Bank delegation’s packed sessions kicked off on Thursday with President Adesina addressing Plenary Session 3 on Public-Private Business Dialogue: Enhance Trade and Investment between Japan and Africa.