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18-Feb-2020

African Development Bank Director Hanan Morsy named one of Egypt’s 50 most influential women

The Director of Macroeconomic Policy, Forecasting and Research at the African Development Bank, Dr Hanan Morsy, has been named one of Egypt’s 50 most influential women. Dr Hala El Said, Egypt’s Minister of Planning and Economic Development, gave the award on 5 February in a ceremony organized under auspices of the Egyptian Prime Minister.  “I am honored to be named among the most influential women in Egypt. This award validates the crucial role of women in contributing to the Egyptian economy and the continent as a whole,” said Dr Morsy. Dr Morsy has brought a wealth of...
13-Feb-2020

Egypt - Projet de Station D’épuration de Gabal El-Asfar– Etape 2, PHASE 2 - Project Completion Report

L'objectif sectoriel du projet est de parvenir à une couverture nationale en services d'assainissement améliorés. L’objectif spécifique du projet est d’améliorer la qualité des eaux usées déversées dans le système de drainage à l'Est du Caire, en augmentant la capacité de la station d'épuration de Gabel Asfer (SEGEA) de 500 000 m3/jour, soit une capacité totale de 2,5 Mm3/jour à l’achèvement du projet.
13-Feb-2020

PPM - Egypt - National drainage programe phase III (NDP-III) - Technical Assistance - EDADP

PPM - Egypt - National drainage programe phase III (NDP-III) - Technical Assistance - EDADP
04-Feb-2020

PPM - Egypt - Green Growth: Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship Hub - ENCPC

PPM - Egypt - Green Growth: Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship Hub - ENCPC
29-jan-2020

Egypt: African Development Bank approves $22 million to expand leasing financing to corporates and SMEs

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank  on Wednesday approved a $22 million Senior Loan to help Egypt’s Corporate Leasing Company (Corplease) expand its operations in the North African country. The decision signaled confidence in a burgeoning local market and in the Egyptian economy as a whole. The Bank will mobilize $7 million of the $22 million from the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), a co-financing fund, established with the People’s Bank of China. Corplease is a leading non-bank financial institution that provides diverse leasing products and services to...
28-jan-2020

EOI - Egypt - Review the financial statement for Project “Green Growth: Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship Hub in Egypt

This request for Expression of Interest (EOIs) follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business Ref. No. AfDB367-05/14 on May 27, 2014.  The Egypt National Cleaner Production Center (ENCPC), operating under the Council of Innovation and Technology Transfer – Ministry of Egyptian Industry, Trade and SMEs has received a grant for USD 2,000,000 from the Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund, through the African Development Bank, to finance the project entitled: “Green Growth: Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship Hub...
24-jan-2020

Egypte - Programme national de drainage (PND) - Rapport d'Evaluation

Le Programme national de drainage (PND) vise à optimiser les bienfaits de l’irrigation par le drainage du surplus d’eau d’irrigation dans les terres agricoles de manière à réduire les engorgements et la salinité du sol qui s’ensuivent, sans compter que cette opération augmente les terres disponibles pour l’agriculture. Ceci devrait accroître les rendements agricoles dans les zones cibles, ainsi que les revenus agricoles et la sécurité alimentaire, et réduire la pauvreté en général. En Égypte, le système de drainage par gravité comprend habituellement des drains tant souterrains que de surface...
20-jan-2020

Le Premier ministre britannique et les dirigeants africains appellent les investisseurs à accroître leur rôle dans l’économie du continent

« Les entreprises britanniques doivent saisir la chance de renforcer leurs relations économiques avec l’Afrique, un continent qui offre des possibilités d’investissement inégalées », ont déclaré, ce lundi à Londres, plusieurs dirigeants africains durant une rencontre de haut niveau avec le gouvernement britannique. Lors de la cérémonie d’ouverture du Sommet sur l’investissement Royaume-Uni-Afrique 2020, qui a suscité un réel engouement et à laquelle ont assisté des hauts responsables dirigeants et délégués représentant 16 pays africains – dont le président égyptien Abdel-...
16-jan-2020

EOI - Egypt - Consultancy Service - Auditing and reviewing of the project financial Statements

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Informal Settlements Upgrade Technical Assistance project, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for an independent external review of the project financial Statements.
10-jan-2020

EOI - Egypt - Curriculum Development for waste Management and Entrepreneurship Hub

This request for Expression of Interest (EOIs) follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business Ref. No. AfDB367-05/14 on May 27, 2014.  The Egypt National Cleaner Production Center (ENCPC), operating under the Industrial Council for  Technology & Innovation– Ministry of Trade and Industry - Egypt has received a grant for USD 2,000,000 from the Middle East and North Africa Transition Fund, through the African Development Bank, to finance the project entitled: “Green Growth: Industrial Waste Management and SME Entrepreneurship...
17-déc-2019

Egypt: African Development Bank board approves €109 million to transform sewage coverage in Upper Egypt rural areas

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a €109 million facility for the development of sewage disposal and wastewater treatment plants for rural areas in Luxor Governorate in Egypt’s Upper Nile region. The Integrated Rural Sanitation in Upper Egypt – Luxor (IRSUE-Luxor) project is set to boost sewage coverage in the region from 6 percent to 55 percent, improving the quality of life of citizens, including women and children, who are most affected by poor sanitation. The facility consists of a €108 million loan from the Bank, and a grant of € 1 million from the...
16-déc-2019

EOI - Egypt - Independent External Review of the CSD Project Financial Statements

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the “Modernization of the Egyptian Central Bank Clearing and Settlement Depositary System for Government Securities Project” and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Hiring a Consultancy Audit Firm for: “Independent External Review of the CSD Project Financial Statements.”
13-déc-2019

African Development Bank’s digital skills training benefits women

After graduating from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria with a degree in Communication and Language Arts in 2016, Olashile Odetola could not find a job. But an online learning program piloted by the African Development Bank has given her two “gifts”: digital skills and a sense of confidence. Odetola, 31, was one of two thousand students who took part in the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training program launched by the African Development Bank in partnership with technology firm Microsoft in April 2019 after successful pilots in Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire....
04-déc-2019

Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs

Young African entrepreneurs urged to make their voices heard in business policy-making across the continent and called on governments to implement friendlier tax policies, improve access to finance and boost support for youth-led businesses to create jobs. Speaking at the 2019 African Economic Conference in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on Tuesday, the young business leaders said their role as engines of growth needed to be taken more seriously. “Youths running businesses are not taken seriously,” Terence Mathe, Co-Founder of Southern Incineration Services (SISCO) in Zimbabwe...
04-déc-2019

Conférence économique africaine 2019 : adapter la formation professionnelle aux besoins du marché pour accroitre les opportunités d’emplois des jeunes africains

Les experts et chercheurs présents à la Conférence économique africaine 2019, ont dressé un tableau des faiblesses du marché du travail en Afrique. Selon eux, ce marché est caractérisé principalement par l’inadéquation de la formation, un accès difficile et un environnement économique dominé par le secteur informel.  Au cours de cette session sur « Emploi des jeunes en Afrique, opportunités et défis », les jeunes chercheurs ont fait le point de la situation au Ghana, Togo, Bénin, Cameron et au Congo. Adeolo Oyenubi, chercheur à la School of Economics and finances,...
03-déc-2019

Doughnuts from sweet potatoes: young African entrepreneur makes business a tasty success

When Regis Umugiraneza graduated from college in Rwanda he didn’t know what to do. Then he discovered that sweet potatoes, a popular harvest in his country, could be the answer. Umugiraneza, co-founder and chief executive officer of Carl Group, is one of the young African entrepreneurs selected as youth speakers at the 2019 African Economic Conference underway in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh. The three-day conference, hosted by the African Development Bank, in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (...
03-déc-2019

Conférence économique africaine à Charm el Cheikh : « réformer l’offre de formation et le marché du travail pour offrir plus d’opportunités aux jeunes africains », indique un panel d’experts

Les participants de la première session plénière de la conférence économique africaine 2019, à Charm el-Cheikh, en Egypte ont indiqué deux défis principaux, à savoir, identifier les besoins du marché du travail et restructurer les économies africaines. Les participants à cette session ont discuté des entraves aux actions gouvernementales, qui réduisent les opportunités d’emplois aux jeunes africains. Il s’agit surtout, selon eux de créer des emplois décents pour les jeunes, en leur offrant des alternatives durables à la pauvreté tout en améliorant leur quotidien. Selon les panelistes,...
03-déc-2019

African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code

The African Development Bank and technology firm Microsoft today launched the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform, an online tool to provide digital skills to African youth, wherever they are across the continent. The platform, launched at the 2019 African Economic Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, aims to promote a continuous learning culture among young people and build their capacity to shape the continent’s future. The high-level event drew heads of state and government, ministers and leaders from the private sector and academia to discuss how this new tool and...
03-déc-2019

Conférence économique africaine 2019 - A Sharm el-Cheikh, l’emploi et le développement des capacités des jeunes africains, au cœur des débats

Plus de 350 parties prenantes convergent vers Charm el-Cheikh en Égypte, pour participer à la Conférence économique africaine (AEC) de 2019 qui porte cette année, sur les questions liées à l’emploi, à la compétence et au développement des capacités des jeunes africains. Du 2 au 4 décembre 2019, la conférence, réunira des chercheurs, des représentants de la jeunesse, des chefs d’entreprise, des décideurs et des représentants des médias d’Afrique et du monde, afin d’élaborer des politiques et des stratégies susceptibles de favoriser la croissance inclusive et la création d’emplois dans la...
03-déc-2019

EOI - Egypt - Consultancy Service: Mapping information System dashboard - System Reform - ISDF

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Informal Settlements Upgrade Technical Assistance, and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for “Mapping information System dashboard - System Reform”.