The Groundwater Access Facility (GaFa) for the Horn of Africa's borderlands would enable critical investments in pre-feasibility analysis and project pipeline development in Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia.

Use Groundwater Access Facility to Boost to Tackle Drought in Eastern Africa

By United Nations Development Programme Published May 14, 2023 Ethiopia and The Netherlands in partnership with World Bank Group, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Children Fund and Children Investment Funds Foundation have called for the creation of a Groundwater Access Facility (GaFa) to sustainably use millions of cubic kilometers…

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The Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook report, that is to be released in the first and third quarters of every year, will provide African policymakers, global and domestic investors, researchers, and other development partners with an up-to-date, evidence-based assessment of the continent’s recent macroeconomic performance and short-to-medium-term outlook amid dynamic global economic developments.

Africa’s Gross Domestic Product Growth to Stabilize in 2023-2024

By Khalifa Hemed Published March 4, 2023 African economies remain resilient with a stable outlook in 2023-2024 despite the tightening global financial conditions. African Development Bank, in its Africa’s Macroeconomic Performance and Outlook 2023 report, estimates the continent’s average GDP will stabilize at 4% in the next two years up…

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Sheng Novel Raises Awareness on Thorny Socio-Economic Issues in Kenya

By Iminza Keboge Published November 10, 2022 What would you do if you were a poor man’s son and the teenage daughter of the family that employs your father as a domestic servant accused you of making her pregnant? This isn’t the story line of Across the Bridge by Mwangi…

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African Development Bank Vice President Dr. Beth Dunford speaks at a pre-AGRF Summit event centered on the Bank's new African Emergency Food Production Facility

Rwanda Hosts African Green Revolution Forum

By Khalifa Hemed Published September 12, 2022 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), Africa’s largest agriculture conference, has ended in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, September 6-9, 2022. The forum kicked off with African Development Bank (AfDB) co-organizing a side event focused on its US$1.5 billion African Emergency Food Production Facility at…

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Otsieno Namwaya, East Africa Director at Human Rights Watch.

Irregularities Mar Kenya’s COVID-19 Cash Transfers

By Human Rights Watch Press Published August 26, 2021 Kenyan authorities failed to design a social security programme that would guarantee everyone an adequate standard of living during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In a report titled We Are All Vulnerable Here: Kenya’s Pandemic Cash Transfer Program Riddled with Irregularities,…

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President Uhuru Kenyatta presided over the unveiling of the digital land information management system at the National

Kenya Launches Digital Land Management and Administration System

By Ogova Ondego Published April 28, 2021 Kenya has launched its much touted National Land Information Management System (NLIMS). Known as Ardhisasa, the first phase of NLIMS, a one-stop digital shop for land transactions, has gone live with the manual Nairobi Land Registry closed to pave way for the migration to…

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