To my incoming successor, my very best wishes; ten years goes by very quickly. It is a complex and merciless job, but very exciting. It is, in fact, not a job – but a mission.

Donald Kaberuka, AfDB President


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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