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Afrique centrale : le 1er forum de la société civile discute du rôle des femmes et des jeunes dans la reconstruction de l’Afrique post-Covid-19

Le directeur général adjoint du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement pour la région d’Afrique centrale, Solomane Koné et la cheffe de la Division de la société civile et de l’engagement communautaire, Zeneb Touré, ont présidé, mardi, la première édition du Forum régional de la société civile en Afrique centrale organisée par visioconférence. Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Overcoming Binding Constraints to Competitive Manufacturing for Intra-Regional Trade

Lecture by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina
President, African Development Bank Group
Adeola Odutola Lecture,
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria Annual Meeting,
October 26, 2021, Abuja, Nigeria
PROTOCOLS Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Deliver financing for adaptation and resilience in Africa, global leaders urge ahead of COP26

Ahead of key climate talks at COP26 in Glasgow, African leaders and development partners have called for greater funding towards climate adaptation.
The calls were made at the launch of the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) report on adaptation trends in Africa. The report was launched on Tuesday in Nairobi on the inaugural Adaptation Acceleration Day. Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Madagascar : lancement du programme de liaison entre PME et grandes entreprises pour créer des emplois et réduire les inégalités

Le bureau-pays du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement à Madagascar et ses partenaires ont lancé officiellement, mardi à Antananarivo, le « Business linkage program », un programme africain de liaison entre les petites et moyennes entreprises et les grandes entreprises. Son objectif est de soutenir la création d’emplois et de réduire les inégalités et la pauvreté dans le pays. Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Boost industrial manufacturing to accelerate economic growth and development in Nigeria, African Development Bank head says

African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina has said low levels of industrial manufacturing are hampering economic growth and development in Nigeria and many other African countries. Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Maroc : la Banque africaine de développement mobilise plus de 114 millions d’euros pour soutenir une agriculture plus résiliente et plus inclusive

Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi à Abidjan, un prêt de plus de 114 millions d’euros en faveur du Maroc pour financer le Programme d’appui au développement inclusif et durable des zones agricoles et rurales (PADIDZAR). Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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African Development Bank approves $10 million equity investment to boost cold storage and distribution of food, pharmaceuticals, in East Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved an equity investment of $10 million in the ARCH Cold Chain Solutions East Africa Fund (CCSEAF) to support the development, construction and operation of greenfield cold storage, temperature-controlled solutions and distribution facilities in East Africa.
The investment will advance the Fund toward its targeted final close of $100 million by the second quarter of 2022. The Fund’s first close of $30 million occurred in November 2019. Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)

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Ghana: African Development Bank extends $75 million loan to Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund for portfolio expansion

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has officially approved a  $75 million commercial loan to the Ghana Infrastructure Investment Fund (GIIF).
The African Development Bank’s loan will enable the Ghanaian state-owned GIIF to efficiently leverage its paid-in equity capital of $325 million to secure additional debt resources to finance several critical Ghanaian infrastructure projects and reduce the country’s estimated multi-billion dollar infrastructure finance deficit.   Source: AfDB (A DreamGalaxy Trusted Brand)