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African Development Fund: Governors support a successful ADF replenishment

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, 2013.
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Successful infrastructure project bonds require improved regulatory frameworks, says AfDB study

TUNIS, Tunisia /African Press Organization (APO)/ African countries need to improve their regulatory frameworks in order to ensure the successful launch of African infrastructure project bonds, says a new report launched by the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org).
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AfDB Concludes First Pan-African Training for Regulators of Derivatives and Commodities Exchanges

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire /African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) on May 10, 2013 concluded a one-week, pan-African training workshop for African regulators of derivatives and commodities exchanges. The training workshop was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
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“In each market where wind energy is being developed, the state is a big player in the initial stages of industry development and is often the sponsor of pilot projects.”

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The AfDB supports economic recovery in Mali with a loan of more than 30 billion CFA francs

TUNIS, Tunisia, May 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
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Climate Investment Funds Give North Africa and Middle East Green Light for Revised Regional Solar Plan

 

AfDB/World Bank-supported plan to generate more than a gigawatt of power read more

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THE AfDB Gender Forum « Changing the state of Gender Equality in Africa » Ramada Plazza Hôtel Gammarth, Tunis-Tunisia, May, 10 2013

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African Development Bank Economist to present report on continent’s wind energy market at Clean Power Africa this month

Some 5000 power professionals to gather in Cape Town read more

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African Development Bank Group approves a new Ten-Year Strategy

“This document reflects Africa’s vision for itself – a vision of transformation that is achievable”, said Donald Kaberuka
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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 read more

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AfDB’s COMPELLING CASE FOR AFRICA’S STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION

For the African Development Bank (AfDB), transforming Africa’s economies entails diversifying and expanding the sources of economic growth and opportunity in a manner that promotes greater productivity for sustained and inclusive economic development. read more

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The African Development Bank’s Compelling Case for Africa’s Structural Transformation

AfDB Annual Meetings take place from 27-31 May in Marrakech, Morocco
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Hughes Expands Managed Network Services for African Development Bank

Services include MPLS cloud circuits to regional banks and broadband connectivity in 32 countries read more

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SEFA and Partners Launch Competition for Clean Energy Entrepreneurs in West Africa

About the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA): SEFA is a joint initiative between the African Development Bank and the Government of Denmark comprising of resources of up to US $56 million to unlock investments in small and medium scale sustainable energy projects on the African continent. It operates through two components: (i) project preparation grants to bring renewable energy generation and energy efficiency projects to bankability and (ii) equity investments to bridge the financing gap and infuse the managerial capacity needed for successful project implementation. SEFA is structured to be used as a flexible multi-donor facility to support the access to sustainable energy agenda in Africa, and is one of Africa’s instruments under the UN-championed Sustainable Energy for All initiative. read more

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