African Development Bank Annual Meetings

The Bank’s 50th Annual Meeting will take place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from May 25-29, 2015. The Meetings will see the election of a new Bank President, one of the most important decisions for the institution and the continent. The 50th anniversary of the Bank will also be marked.

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"To address the many challenges related to water, we must work in a spirit of urgent cooperation, open to new ideas and innovation, and prepared to share the solutions that we all need for a sustainable future."

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for World Water Day 2015

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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US $3 billion

The amount the AfDB has spent since its inception, to finance more than 370 water operations in over 40 African countries

Source: AfDB

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