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1 AfDB hosts first APNODE Annual General Meeting
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will host the first annual general meeting of the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE) on July 23-24, 2015 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan.

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2 AfDB issues $20 million infrastructure bonds for a Japanese life insurance company
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently sold USD 20 million in infrastructure bonds to Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company (Fukoku Life). The company was the sole investor in the bond.

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3 AfDB issues $20 million Infrastructure Bonds to Japan’s Life Insurance Company
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) sold $20 million in infrastructure bonds to the Fukoku Mutual Life Insurance Company (Fukoku Life). Fukoku Life was the sole investor in the transaction.

Africa still has massive infrastructure needs.

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4 AfDB launches new speaker series: Former Heads of State, Kaberuka and distinctive Africans expected at 1st edition
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to announce the launch of an annual speaker series known as The Baobab Forum on Monday, August 31, 2015 at its Abidjan headquarters.

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5 AfDB President Urges Japanese Businesses to Invest in Africa
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Donald Kaberuka, has urged Japanese businesses to take advantage of the comparative cost of labour to invest in mutually beneficial production in Africa.

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6 AfDB Road Investment in Cameroon cuts Journey Time by Half – New Evaluation Finds
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

A recently concluded evaluation from the Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) function of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has revealed that the Bank’s substantial investment during the period 2004-2013 in road infrastructure resulted in time savings and a 40 percent drop in cost of transporting people and goods.

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7 AfDB SME Program: Enhancing Inclusive Growth and Job Creation in Burkina Faso
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Fidelis Finance signed on 30 July 2015 a loan agreement for the equivalent of EUR 2.5 million under the Africa SME Program on July 30, 2015 to support SMEs in Burkina Faso.

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8 AfDB Supports Competitiveness of Moroccan Economy with $114.5 Million
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco signed on 28 July 2015 three funding agreements today in Casablanca, Morocco, for one loan and two grants to a total of $114.5 million, or about 1.13 billion dirhams.

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9 AfDB’s Africa Information Highway selected as one of the most innovative data initiatives in the world
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has selected the African Development Bank’s Africa Information Highway as one of the most innovative ...

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10 AfDB’s support for countries underscored at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

Africa Development Bank’s Vice President, Solomon Asamoah, represented the Bank at the just concluded Global Entrepreneurship Summit that took place July 25th- 26th 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Now in its sixth year, the event was co-hosted by US President, Barak Obama, and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta.

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11 Digital Solutions to Steer Financial Inclusion in Africa
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

ICT can radically transform the market for financial products and services for poor Africans

The linkages between digital financial services (DFS) and the development agenda in Africa were discussed extensively during a panel discussion organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Making F...

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12 Fitch affirms African Development Bank at ‘AAA’; Outlook stable
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the African Development Bank (AfDB)’s Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR)'s at ‘AAA’ with a Stable Outlook. The Short-term IDR has been affirmed at 'F1+'.

The ratings are underpinned by strong support from AfDB’s shareholders and by the Bank's intrinsic strengths, in particular its solid cap...

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13 IDB and OPEC Fund for International Development establish joint trade finance program for Latin America and the Caribbean
( IDB News )

Content by: Inter-American Development Bank

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) have signed a co-lending agreement to catalyze further trade financing to Latin America and the Caribbean. The partnership builds on the work of the Bank´s successful Created on 2015-07-22 21:29:20

14 IDB approves climate-smart agriculture fund
( IDB News )

Content by: Inter-American Development Bank

First-of-its-kind fund will support investments that increase rural livelihoods, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enhance biodiversity

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced the approval of the $5 million Climate-Smart Agriculture Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean (CSAF)...

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15 Inclusive Business, a key contributor to SDGs implementation
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka has called for enhancement of policies to strengthen their role in growing inclusive business. Inclusive business, he said was an effective means of increasing private sector contribution towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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16 Infrastructure: Africa50, a step change for infrastructure financ-ing and development in Africa".
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

Africa50, the new and innovative infrastructure investment platform promoted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) held its Constitutive General Assembly on the 29th of July 2015 in Casablanca, Morocco.

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17 Investing in the SDGs: strategies and actions
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, and the Director for Resource Mobilisation and External Finance at the institution, Desire Vencatachellum, participated in a special ministerial session organised by UNCTAD during the Third International Conference on Financing for Development.

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18 Kaberuka shares his experiences with African diplomats in Beijing
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, shared experiences with African ambassadors accredited to China over lunch on Tuesday in Beijing.

Kaberuka said he felt compelled, during what would be his last official visit to China as AfDB President, to express his appreciation for the country’s unwaver...

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19 Meles Zenawi Foundation holds inaugural symposium on the African Democratic Developmental State
( AfDB News )

Content by: Africa Development Bank

The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Develo...

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20 MIF and NXTP Labs to hold WeXchange forum and Pitch Competition for high-impact women entrepreneurs
( IDB News )

Content by: Inter-American Development Bank

  • The event in Monterrey, Mexico, Nov 19-20, will feature opportunities for women who stand out for their high impact businesses with strong technology and innovation components
  • Registration is open and the application can be completed starting today until September 15th

The Multilateral Investment...

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