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21-mai-2019

Côte d'Ivoire: ADEA, the Didier Drogba Foundation and Education Ministry sign MoU to promote digital literacy in Africa

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) hosted by the African Development Bank, the Didier Drogba Foundation (FDD) and the Ministry of National Education, Technical and Vocational Training (MENETFP) on 08 May 2019 signed a deal to promote digital literacy in Africa. The KALAAN initiative involves sensitizing public bodies and development partners to prioritize literacy. It will educate the target populations on development issues such as citizenship, health and financial inclusion through special literacy programs. The signing took place at the Ministry's...
17-mai-2019

‘One of the best opportunities I received’ – Malawi student looks forward to being a teacher after studies funded by African Development Bank project

Cecilia Phiri is a student at Chancellor College in Malawi. Located in Zomba, about 300 km south of Lilongwe, Chancellor College (CHANCO) is the largest of the five constituent colleges composing the University of Malawi, which was established in 1965. Cecilia started her studies in 2014. She is majoring in Biology and Organic Chemistry. In 2018, she was the only student selected to work as an eight-month intern in the biology laboratory of her college. The experience she gained through this internship improves her chances of becoming a science teacher, as she wishes to after her graduation....
02-mai-2019

Programme de Promotion de l’entreprenariat des jeunes dans l’agriculture et l’agro-industrie de Madagascar : Sortie de la première promotion de 35 jeunes agripreneurs

A l’issue de 12 mois de formation dans les chaînes de valeur des filières agricoles, 35 jeunes « agripreneurs », dont 51% de femmes, ont reçu, le 23 avril 2019, leur certificat de fin de formation, ainsi que leur chèque pour les aider à s’installer et financer leurs projets. Cette formation leur a été dispensée dans le cadre du programme de Promotion de l’entreprenariat des jeunes dans l’agriculture et l’agro-industrie (PEJAA), financé par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD). Une Banque locale, BNI Madagascar (BNI) a signé une convention de partenariat avec le...
19-avr-2019

La Banque africaine de développement soutient la lutte contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en RDC

Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt). Les administrateurs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement ont donné leur feu vert à cette aide, composée d’un prêt de 45,19 millions de dollars et d’un don de 32,14 millions de dollars, au titre de la...
16-avr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of lapidary and jewellery programme equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The United Republic of Tanzania has received Financing from the African Development Bank in various currencies towards the cost of Support to Technical Vocational Education and Training and Teachers Education (STVET-TE). It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the Contract...
16-avr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply and installation of furniture for laboratory and workshop building for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

his Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
16-avr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of biomedical equipment & maintenance equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September,2018,on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website
16-avr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of electronic and telecommunication engineering equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September,2018, on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
16-avr-2019

IFB – Tanzania - Supply, installation and commissioning of multimedia and networking technology and maintenance equipment for Arusha technical college - STVET-TE

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in the Tanzania National e-Procurement System (TANePS) on 13th September, 2018, on the Ministry Website and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website
04-avr-2019

African Development Bank and Microsoft launch All-female Coding training in Nigeria

One hundred and sixty young women have begun a  month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force. The Coding for Employment programme, organised by the African Development Bank  and  Microsoft Philanthropies, prioritises young women who typically have been side-lined in the technology ecosystem. At  a  launch event held 25 March at Covenant University under the theme: “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,  academics, women leaders in technology and tech start-up...
25-mar-2019

SPN - RETENDERING - Tanzania - Supply of Furniture for Zanzibar Institute of Tourism Development (ZITOD)

This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business issue No. AfDB22-815/12 of 19th January 2012. The Government of United Republic of Tanzania has received financing from the African Development Fund toward the cost of the Alternative Learning and Skills Development – Phase II. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for the Supply of Furniture for Zanzibar Institute of Tourism Development (ZITOD).
11-mar-2019

The African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan sign MOU to build capacity

The African Development Bank and Sophia University in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote capacity development within the two institutions for their mutual benefit and the entire African continent. The agreement was signed Friday at the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters. “It is our sincere wish that this day will be an opening of bright future possibilities for all of us. We strongly hope our coming together today is not for a mere signing of an agreement, but a step towards shaping the future world,” said Professor Terumichi Yoshiaki President...
14-Feb-2019

Éducation : L’Afrique du Sud abrite la toute première Conférence africaine sur l’apprentissage par le jeu

Pour veiller à ce que les enfants africains soient préparés aux défis et aux opportunités du XXIe siècle, marqué par des changements sociaux, économiques et technologiques rapides, il faut repenser et réinventer les approches traditionnelles de l’apprentissage. Et pour y parvenir, il faut un système d’enseignement qui encourage le développement de compétences comme la résolution de problèmes, la pensée critique et la créativité.  Un corpus de plus en plus important de recherches révèle que l’apprentissage par le jeu est un excellent moyen d’améliorer les résultats scolaires et le...
07-Feb-2019

Call for Applications - the AfDB Next African Global IT Leaders Program 2019 Spring Admissions

The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the next African Global IT Leaders Programme under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP). The objective of the programme is to create across the African continent a critical mass of global IT experts: highly trained professionals in ICT. The secondary objective of the programme is to expose mid-career professionals in African countries to the latest techniques and knowledge available through graduate studies at higher educational institutions in Korea....
11-jan-2019

Seychelles launches new HR policy and strategy 2018-2022

On 18th December, 2018, at a ceremony attended by some 80 participants, the Government of Seychelles launched a 5-year Policy and Strategy on Human Resources Development (HRD) to support its Sustainable Development Strategy. The Minister of Education and Human Resources Development, Honorable Jeanne Simeon, and Chairperson of the Agency for National Human Resource Development Board (ANHRD), Mr. John Stravens, delivered speeches on the state of education, skills development and the role of the private sector in Seychelles. The African Development Bank has...
13-déc-2018

Maroc : déploiement d’un nouvel instrument de financement axé sur les résultats pour favoriser la création de l’emploi par l’entrepreneuriat et la formation professionnelle

Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, ce jour, un prêt de 96,6 millions de dollars américains pour la mise en œuvre du Programme axé sur les résultats pour l’amélioration de l’accès à l’emploi au Maroc (PARAAE). Le Royaume fait ainsi partie des premiers pays africains à utiliser cet instrument de financement novateur, qui conditionne le cycle des décaissements à l’obtention de résultats, tout en réduisant les coûts de transaction. « Favoriser la création d’emplois par le soutien à l’entrepreneuriat et à la formation est, pour nous...
30-oct-2018

Nigeria’s Emir Sanusi urges Africa to put education and the poor at the centre of development

One of Nigeria’s foremost traditional rulers has challenged Africans and development experts to rethink development financing to reach the poorest communities on the continent, to give them access to markets, education and healthcare. “Development needs to impact those at the bottom of the pyramid,” Emir Sanusi II, the monarch of the northern Nigerian city of Kano said in a keynote at the 21st Eminent Speakers Lecture Series of the African Development Institute. “And as Africans and policy makers, our mindset, our attitude and our approach to development needs to change,” said...
30-oct-2018

L’ADEA lance son Plan stratégique 2018-2022 et un nouveau Pôle de qualité inter-pays sur l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche scientifique

Le ministre sénégalais de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la recherche et de l’innovation, qui préside par ailleurs le comité directeur de l’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA), Mary Teuw Niane, a lancé, le 5 octobre 2018, le Plan stratégique de l’ADEA pour 2018-2022, dénommé « Notre voix commune, notre succès commun ». Le nouveau Pôle de qualité inter-pays sur l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche scientifique dirigé par le Sénégal a également été dévoilé. C’était en marge du Salon de l’innovation dans le secteur de l’éducation en Afrique...
30-oct-2018

Tanzania: Alternative Learning and Skills Development Project

.greenbartitle h2 { background: #009653; } .more_iteration {display: none;} [alert type="success"] Key facts  Alternative Learning and Skills Development project financed with an African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant totaling US$32.7 million. Over 1,000 community members (51 percent of them are women) received training in computer literacy, law and adult literacy in the Alternative Learning Centre. Graduates of the skills development centers, 19 micro finance institutions and Savings and Credit Cooperatives (SACCOS) in Zanzibar benefitted...
25-oct-2018

Consistent Support for Higher Education, Science and Technology in Malawi

[alert type="success"] Key facts The Strengthening of Primary and Secondary Education Project (Education II, US$21.8 million) was approved by the African Development Bank for Malawi in 1986. This was followed by the Strengthening Access to Primary Education Project (Education III, US$16.7 million). The Support to Community Day Secondary Education Project (Education IV, US$20.9 million) was approved in 2001. The Support to Community Day Secondary Education Project (Education V, US$20.9 million) was approved in 2006. [/alert...