"Africa has the potential to leapfrog over carbon intensive technologies and meet most of its future energy needs from renewable sources, putting it firmly on the path to green and inclusive growth. "

Solomon Asamoah, Vice-President, Operations, in charge of Infrastructure, Private Sector & Regional Integration

50th Anniversary

Fifty years on, and from a very modest beginning, the AfDB has grown in stature and maturity, in brand and credibility.

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$3 billion

AfDB investment in the energy public sector between 2009-2013

Source: Development Effectiveness Review 2014 on Energy

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