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AfDB, Islamic Development Bank sign new $2b deal to fund energy, SMEs, human development programs

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen partnership at country level. Both parties have agreed to jointly pull together the sum of US $2 billion over the next three years to finance projects in agriculture and food security, renewable energy, small and medium enterprises, and human development (health and …

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AfDB supports a greener pathway in Egypt

As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology Transfer Mechanisms in Egypt Based on …

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AfDB and ECOWAS Organize Workshop on Improved Regional Mobility and Deeper Integration

The workshop will serve to guide the development of a modern day migration policy TUNIS, Tunisia, June 13, 2013/ — The African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org), in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, is organizing a brainstorming workshop on common migration policy for ECOWAS on June 20 and 21, 2013. The workshop, which will be held …

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AfDB supports a greener pathway in Egypt

CAIRO, Egypt, June 13, 2013/ — As part of its ongoing activities under the South-South Cooperation Trust Fund (funded by the Government of Brazil), the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department of the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) hosted a high-level workshop in Cairo, Egypt, on June 11, 2013 to showcase the results and recommendations of an analytical study, “Clean Technology …

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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth

The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) and the United States Government have released the report entitled “Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth”. The report, aims at identifying the most binding constraints to …

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North African and Middle East Countries Poised to Upgrade Concentrated Solar Power Use with AfDB, World Bank, and CIF Support

On March 19, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and World Bank convened a workshop with representatives of Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in Rabat, Morocco to review and upgrade the region’s path-breaking regional Investment Plan for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), with funding from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The workshop presented an important opportunity for the five countries …

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Tunisia: Statement by Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group

Statement by Dr. Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group, to Ambassadors from the Member States of the Bank accredited to Tunisia and Representatives of International Organization. The Bank and Africa in 2013 Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Africa has shown remarkable staying power since the global crisis began in 2008. Some sceptics would contend that this is another …

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Doha: New AfDB Report Offers Concrete Proposals for African Countries to Benefit from the GCF

A new report by the African Development Bank in collaboration with Vivid Economics, makes concrete proposals that will facilitate access by African countries to the Green Climate Fund A new report by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org), in collaboration with Vivid Economics, makes concrete proposals that will facilitate access by African countries to the Green Climate Fund. Launched in Doha …

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Egypt: The African Development Bank Targets Solutions to Youth Unemployment

The African Development Bank Targets Solutions to Youth Unemployment in Cooperation with the Social Fund for Development at High-Level Dialogue in Cairo The African Development Bank (AfDB), will host a high-level policy dialogue chaired by Prime Minister Hisham Kandil, under the theme of “Youth Employment: Building the Future.” CAIRO, Egypt, December 4, 2012/ — On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, the …

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Unlocking North Africa’s Potential through Regional Integration – New AfDB Report

“Unlocking North Africa’s potential through regional integration” is the title of a new report published by the African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org), which examines the key issues and challenges facing regional integration in the North African countries across a number of thematic areas, including: (i) energy; (ii) climate change and environment; (iii) financial sector; (iv) trade facilitation and transport; (v) …

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