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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"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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