The African Development Bank celebrated 40 years of evaluating its development efforts in a discussion marked evaluation week during a biennial event on development evaluation hosted by the Independent Development Evaluation unit at the Bank recently. The event unites the Bank's shareholders, management and staff, government policy and decision-makers,...
By Katherine Igiezele A healthy society is a productive society. A country's or continent's ability to thrive is intricately linked to its state of wellbeing, hence the need to interrogate what countries are spending to keep her people healthy in the continent. Health is an essential component of being human. While...
Today, students of Mundika High School in western Kenya will be greeted by a spread of nutritious local vegetables with exotic-sounding names, like a spider plant. This hasn't always been the case, a few years ago indigenous food had disappeared from Kenyan plates and was replaced with cheap foreign-derived...
According to a Turkish diplomat, Turkey will partner with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to foster gender balance in Rwanda's private sector. Ankara'sAnkara's Ambassador to Rwanda Burcu Cevik, in a virtual interview, disclosed that Turkey is providing a $100,000 grant to help contribute to the "Gender Equality Seal" project. The...
The proposed assistance will be channeled to the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast -- The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) on Wednesday approved a $1.5 million emergency relief grant to assist nine countries in the East and Horn of Africa on the control...