News & Events
23/01/2015 - Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, officially launched, on Thursday, January 22, the commencement of the construction of the Nairobi Outer Ring Road Improvement Project, jointly financed by the African Development Bank and the Government of Kenya.
23/01/2015 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved at the end of 2014 a USD 777,000 preparation grant for JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to support the development of a 72 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant as the first renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Cameroon. The SEFA grant will finance environmental and social impact assessments and the cost related to the technical, legal and financial advisory services.
- From: 03/02/2015
- To: 05/02/2015
- Location: Dakar, Sénégal
The first peer review assessment meeting of the Africa Knowledge for Results Initiative (Afrik4R) in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region will be held in Dakar, Senegal, from February 3 to 5. This meeting will be attended by 150 representatives from eight countries. It has been organised by the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-GRD) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
22/01/2015 - On Wednesday, January 21, the African Development Bank’s Climate Change Coordination Committee (CCCC) organized a knowledge sharing seminar at the institution’s headquarters in Abidjan to highlight the outcomes of the 20th Conference of Parties (COP20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, in December.
22/01/2015 - On Thursday, January 22 in Davos, Switzerland, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent. The collaboration seeks to develop solutions that drive inclusive growth in Africa by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.
21/01/2015 - “Africa’s abundance of natural resources (forestry, agriculture, minerals, oil and gas), offer a major opportunity to close the development gap,” said African Development Bank’s Vice-President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the High Level Conference on Transparency and Sustainable Development held in Nouakchott from January 19-20, 2015.
20/01/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 19, 2015 that it has approved a €1.07-million grant for the development of an Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Plan for the Seychelles.
19/01/2015 - A delegation from the African Development Bank will conduct a mission to Burkina Faso from 18 to 24 January 2015, to hold talks with senior transitional authorities.
16/01/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on Friday, January 16 expressed optimism that 2015 holds an opportunity for the African continent to achieve progress in economic growth depending on the political will of African Governments. “It will depend on the policy stance of the countries, and the choices that they make or do not make,” he said.
16/01/2015 - A two-day meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB)-Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Committee came to a close on Thursday, January 15 with both partners agreeing to identify implementable actions necessary to fulfill the mandate and prepare a charter that will provide details of the nature of the collaboration, including responsibilities.