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31/10/2014 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved on Thursday, 30 October 2014, a US$ 480,000 grant for technical assistance to the Government of the Union of Comoros for a project to facilitate private sector participation in developing renewable energy. The grant will be funded through the “enabling environment” window of this AfDB-administered multi-donor facility mandated to unlock investments in clean energy projects in the continent.

Categories: Comoros, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Private Sector


30/10/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from October 6-17, 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Korea, Environment, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Civil Society, Congo Basin Forest Fund


30/10/2014 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Abidjan approved a landmark Financial Sector Development Policy and Strategy (FSDPS) which aims to improve access to financial services by the underserved and to broaden and deepen the continent’s financial systems.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance


27/10/2014 - “A focus on knowledge and innovation and how they impact Africa’s transformation will help draw out a number of insights that rarely emanate from such conferences” – Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Information & Communication Technology, Health, Ebola


27/10/2014 - On 27th October 2014 the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, the African Union, the World Bank, the European Union and Islamic Development Bank in a 4-day visit to the Horn of Africa. At the start of the visit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the AfDB pledged a new $1.8 billion development assistance package for the next 3 years 2015-2017.

Categories: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Economic & Financial Governance


27/10/2014 - Leaders of global and regional institutions today begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totaling more than $8 billion over the coming years

Categories: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, Youth


25/10/2014 - Leaders of three Pan-African institutions – the African Union Commission’s Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the African Development Bank’s Dr Donald Kaberuka, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s Dr. Carlos Lopes – concluded a solidarity tour on Friday 24 October 2014 in Conakry, Guinea.

Categories: Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Health, Ebola


24/10/2014 - “It is good for us to pledge financial aid in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, but it is even better to come here to discover the reality of the situation on the ground.” These are the words Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), used to describe his visit to Guinea on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Categories: Guinea, Health, Ebola


24/10/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé à la troisième édition du LHFORUM, qui se tenait au Havre, en France, du 23 au 26 septembre 2014. Lors d’une session dédiée aux impacts du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau, Akissa Bahri, coordonnatrice de la FAE, a évoqué les volets économiques de l’eau, et présenté les solutions que la FAE tente de mettre en œuvre pour réduire le stress hydrique en Afrique et, partant, les impacts économiques négatifs du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau.

Categories: France, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


24/10/2014 - Le Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Donald Kaberuka, a reçu, jeudi 23 octobre 2014 à Abidjan, une délégation du ministère de l’Education nationale de Côte-d’Ivoire, conduite par la Ministre de l’Education nationale, Candia Camara.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Partnerships, Youth



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Kichere Mwita - Tanzania 23/10/2014 17:30
AfDB is highly inspired by many Africans for well done jobs of supporting African countries to achieve its greatest potential development. You and me should be proud of having AfDB. We should offer support and be ready to defend it for the benefits of present and future generations.

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