Webinar: How to work with the African Development Bank

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JOHANNESBURG/ABIDJAN — While the African Development Bank undergoes a structural reorganization, lending trends have shifted over the past decade. They are now guided by the priorities outlined in the bank’s “High 5” agenda framework and include an influx of private firms and local contractors based in member countries.

Last week, Devex held a webinar on how to work with the AfDB, providing detailed information on the types of contracts awarded, funding trends by sector and region, and an overview of the procurement cycle — including information on where to find early stage information and recent updates to procurement policies.

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    Matthew Wolf

    Matthew Wolf works with Devex's Development Data team from Johannesburg in South Africa, helping improve our coverage of and insight into development work and funding around the world. He draws on work experience with Thomson Reuters in Africa, MENA and Latin America, where he helped uncover, pursue and win opportunities with local governments and donor agencies. He is interested in data-driven solutions to development challenges, results-based financing, and ICT4D.
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    Christin Roby

    Christin Roby is the West Africa Correspondent for Devex. Based in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, she covers global development trends, health, technology, and policy. Before relocating to West Africa, Christin spent several years working in local newsrooms and earned her Master of Science in videography and global affairs reporting from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Her informed insight into the region stems from her diverse coverage of more than a dozen African nations.