African Economic Conference

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
November 1-3, 2014

The theme for the 2014 African Economic Conference is Knowledge and Innovation for Africa’s Transformation. More information

The African Development Bank is our bank. It is a precious tool for African people.

Alassane Ouattara
President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire

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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The Bank has approved over 4,501 projects amounting to US $118.7 billion from 1967 when it commenced operations to the end of 2013.

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