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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.

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

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.

Angola to Sign Lusophone Country-Specific Compact

09-juil-2019 - WHO: The Government of Angola, the Government of Portugal, and the African Development Bank WHAT: Lusophone Country-Specific Compact Signing Ceremony      WHERE: Luanda International Fair (FILDA), Special Economic Zone WHEN: 10 July 2019, 10:15-11:25 a.m.

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.

Parution du rapport annuel 2018 de l’Evaluation indépendante du développement, de la Banque africaine de développement : répondre aux besoins pour améliorer les conditions de vie en Afrique

08-juil-2019 - Le 21 mai 2019, l’Évaluation indépendante du développement (IDEV) de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a présenté son rapport annuel 2018 au Comité des opérations et pour l’efficacité du développement de la BAD.

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.

Un nouveau président et deux nouveaux membres au Conseil de gestion de la Facilité africaine de soutien juridique

05-juil-2019 - Au cours de leurs Assemblées annuelles, tenues les 10 et 11 juin 2019 à Malabo, en Guinée équatoriale, le Conseil de gouvernance et le Conseil de gestion de la Facilité africaine de soutien juridique (ALSF), ont enregistré de nouvelles nominations. En effet le Conseil de gestion a nommé le Dr. Kenfack Gaston (Cameroun) en qualité de nouveau président dudit Conseil. Dr Kenfack Gaston est un conseiller juridique senior bien connu au ministère de la Justice du Cameroun et a déjà siégé au Conseil pendant une année.

Gestion des ressources et transfert d’eau : une délégation du Maroc et des représentants de la Banque africaine de développement en voyage d’études aux États-Unis

05-juil-2019 - Dans le cadre du don d’assistance technique « KOAFEC » accordé au Royaume du Maroc, un voyage d’études visant à appuyer le département de l’eau du Royaume dans la planification et la conception du projet de transfert d’eau Nord-Sud a été effectué du 24 au 29 juin derniers aux États-Unis.

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.

African Development Bank to meet Nigerian business leaders next week ahead of African Investment Forum

04-juil-2019 - WHO:             African Development Bank, Africa Finance Corporation WHAT:           African Investment Forum Roadshow WHERE:         Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria WHEN:           July 9, 2019 at 8.30 am   The African Development Bank Group, and the Africa Finance Corporation, will meet industry and business leaders in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday, 09 July 2019 as part of a roadshow to woo investors ahead of its second Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in November.

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...