02
FEB
2016

Video explainer: AFDB and the New Deal on Energy for Africa

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To advance the ambitious goal of achieving universal access to energy in Africa by 2025, the AFDB is forging ahead with a New Deal on Energy for Africa. The video below explains that the undertaking entails joining up with governments, the private sector and bilateral and...
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High 5s are fundamental to Africa and Africa is fundamental to the SDGs
02
OCT
2015

Our High 5s are fundamental to Africa and Africa is fundamental to the SDGs

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Much of the focus of the UN Summit to chart a way forward on global development was on Africa.  As the wider world looks beyond the expiry of the Millennium Development Goals to the new Sustainable Development Goals, poverty eradication remains a gigantic challenge for the...
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17
JUL
2015

Financing Africa’s Development through Domestic Resource Mobilization

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Domestic resources matter tremendously in financing Africa’s transformation and development agenda. This is an area where Africa has made commendable progress over the past decade, with total tax revenues increasing four-fold from US$138 billion in 2000 to US$527 billion in 2012....
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