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African Development Bank, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative sign MOU to strengthen capacity in mathematics and science across the continent

15-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 15 July 2019 - The African Development Bank and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday to strengthen education, training and research in mathematical sciences in Africa.

African Development Bank approves new financing program for energy providers, 4.5 mln people in sub-Saharan Africa to benefit from off-grid power by 2025

12-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, July 12, 2019 – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an innovative multinational financing program for Distributed Energy Service Companies (DESCOs), which would see 900,000 households in sub-Saharan Africa – about 4.5 million people -  gain access to solar power by 2025.

Le Conseil d’administration approuve les recommandations du Mécanisme indépendant d’Inspection sur le Projet M3 « Diversification des activités du moulin moderne du Mali »

12-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, le 10 juillet 2019 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en sa séance du 10 juillet 2019, a approuvé les recommandations du Mécanisme indépendant d’inspection (MII) contenues dans son premier rapport d’étape du projet « Diversification des Activités du Moulin Moderne du Mali » (M3). Au même moment, le Conseil a demandé à la Direction de la Banque, de soumettre des rapports semestriels de supervision sur l’état d’avancement de la mise en œuvre du plan d’action actualisé...

La Banque africaine de développement soutient le démarrage du Marché financier unifié d’Afrique centrale

12-juil-2019 - Abidjan, 10 juillet 2019 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) réunit les acteurs du marché financier régional en Afrique centrale pour promouvoir le démarrage du Marché financier unifié d’Afrique centrale, le 15 juillet à Douala au Cameroun.

Green Climate Fund announces $20m for African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa’s climate resilience project in Ghana

11-juil-2019 - ABIDJAN, Cote d’Ivoire, 11 July 2019 - The Green Climate Fund has announced a $20 million grant to the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program for a climate action project to support women-led farmers’ associations and micro, small and medium enterprises in Ghana’s agricultural sect

African Union summit: Niger’s President calls for strong support to the Bank’s General Capital Increase and African Development Fund’s Replenishment

11-juil-2019 - Niamey, Niger, 08 July 2019 – In his opening remarks at the plenary session of the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) meeting, in Niamey, the President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, commended the African Development Bank for its highly valuable contributions to bringing the launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) into fruition. President Issoufou called for strong support to the African Development Bank’s quest for a General Capital Increase, “that will help accelerate the continent’s development projects”.

Africa Investment Forum 2019: African Development Bank delegation presents opportunities at Japan roadshow

11-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 11 July, 2019 -  Japanese companies and investors were presented with a range of investment opportunities in Africa as the African Investment Forum continued a roadshow to showcase the  Forum as an innovative investment marketplace for attracting capital for projects on the continent.

Africa Investment Forum 2019: Nigeria expected to be major player

10-juil-2019 - ABUJA, Nigeria 10 July 2019 - Nigeria will feature significantly in the 2019 Africa Investment Forum scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this November, business leaders and government heard at a roadshow event held in the capital Abuja. Following the hugely successful inaugural edition held last year, the African Development Bank’s innovative investment marketplace set up to accelerate investment into the continent, will convene for its second meeting from 11-13 November.

African Development Bank, Portugal and Cabo Verde sign compact to accelerate diversification, private sector development

09-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 09 July, 2019 - The African Development Bank and the governments of Cabo Verde and Portugal have signed a country specific memorandum of understanding for the implementation of the Lusophone Compact, which aims to accelerate private sector development in Portuguese-speaking countries of Africa.

Niger: African Development Bank President attends historic African Union summit, decries child marriage

08-juil-2019 - Niamey, Niger 08 July 2019 – The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina joined continental leaders in Niger for an African Union summit which saw the official launch of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement – the world’s largest free trade area since the formation of the World Trade Organization. The agreement, ratified in April, will cover a market of 1.2 billion people and an estimated gross domestic product (GDP) of $2.5 trillion, across all 55 member States of the African Union.

African Union Commission calls for further financial input for the NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund

05-juil-2019 - Addis Ababa, 05 July 2019 – The 29th Oversight Committee (OC) meeting of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) Special Fund held at the headquarters of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has ended with calls for increased investments to accelerate the closure of Africa’s infrastructure gap.

Africa needs bolder private financing models for power transmission lines - energy experts

04-juil-2019 - Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, 4 July 2019 – Africa’s power sector leaders must devise new mechanisms to attract more private sector investment into power transmission lines, energy experts agreed at a technical roundtable last week. The meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank to mark the 3rd Africa Energy Market Place (AEMP), explored how to structure private sector financing to meet the investment needs of transmission lines. It also covered the investment priorities of transmission companies, alternative funding options, and bankable...