African Development Bank Is Set To Roll Out The ‘Desert To Power Initiative' To 11 Countries Including Sudan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is set to roll out the 'Desert to Power Initiative' to eleven countries in Afrika including Sudan. The Initiative is a collaboration between the AfDB and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). An AfDB project identification mission was in Sudan on the backdrop of the…

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Afrika's Regional Open Data Platform To Get The Spotlight At The World Statistics Congress

Afrika's regional open data platform developed by the African Development Bank is set to get the spotlight at the upcoming 61st World Statistics Congress. Named the African Information Highway, it is hoped that the Platform will continue to revolutionize data management and dissemination on the continent, The 61st World Statistics…

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Five Innovative Projects Given The Africa Development Impact Award For 2017 By The African Development Bank

Five innovative projects from accross Afrika were awarded the 2017 Africa Development Impact Award. The award is organised by the African Development Bank. A total of 22 innovation projects were submitted for consideration. Akinumwi Adesina, President of AfDB, emphasized that the AfDB's business is "to deliver lasting changes in people's…

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The African Development Bank Believes Afrika's Future Depends On Industrialization And Entrepreneurship

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has said that it believes that Afrika's future lies with industrialization and entrepreneurship. This view was echoed by participants at the "52nd Annual Meeting of the AfDB" held in Ahmedabad, India. The meeting also marked the release of the African Economic Outlook 2017 (AEO)…

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