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30/08/2016 - The Republic of Guinea has become the first African nation to make a voluntary financial contribution to the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF). Commenting on the contribution, the ALSF Director, Stephen Karangizi, thanked the Government of Guinea for its support. “This contribution is timely and will go towards our efforts to assist African countries to negotiate complex commercial transactions, creditor litigation and other related sovereign transactions”, he said.

Categories: Guinea, African Legal Support Facility


30/08/2016 - Arrivé à Antananarivo aux premières heures de la matinée, le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, a démarré, au pas de course, une visite officielle de trois jours, à Madagascar.

Categories: Madagascar, President's Corner


29/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Akinwumi Adesina, has addressed the challenge of creating jobs for youth in Africa, while outlining a number of initiatives the Bank is undertaking to stop the unemployment crisis from complicating Africa’s current security challenges.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Employment, Partnerships, Private Sector, Poverty Reduction, Information & Communication Technology, Education, President's Corner


29/08/2016 - As a leading provider of water and sanitation services in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) have been invited to participate in World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. World Water Week, which takes place from August 28 to September 2, 2016, is the leading annual global event for tackling global water issues and development-related challenges. The theme of this year’s forum: “Water for Sustainable Growth.”

Categories: Sweden, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, African Water Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


29/08/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved a seven-year, non-sovereign guarantee, US $100-million corporate loan to the Export Trading Group (ETG), to finance part of part of the company’s five-year Agricultural Investment Program (IP) in Africa. The programme will promote employment for youths and women, and adopt an integrated value-chain approach that emphasizes access to regional and global markets.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships


29/08/2016 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) African Natural Resources Center (ANRC) has published five case studies that look at the different ways in which countries are designing policies and partnering with investors to reap social and economic benefits from extractive industries.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Center (ANRC)


28/08/2016 - Investing in infrastructure and human resource development are crucial for Africa to realise Agenda 2063, a high-level panel during the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) heard Saturday in Nairobi.

Categories: Japan, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Education, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative


28/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) to promote agriculture and agri-business in Africa.

Categories: Japan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Partnerships


28/08/2016 - Creating markets, developing infrastructure and providing financing for farmers are key ingredients for transforming agriculture in Africa. President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank made these remarks Saturday at the Sasakawa Symposium on "Contributing to Social security and jobs through agriculture-30 Years of Sasakawa in Africa", held at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Partnerships, Youth, President's Corner


28/08/2016 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, effectuera, du 29 au 31 Août 2016, une visite officielle à Madagascar pour une série de rencontres avec le Premier Ministre, Olivier Solonandrasana Mahafaly, le Ministre des Finances et du Budget, François Rakotoarimanana et d'autres membres du gouvernement.

Categories: Madagascar, President's Corner


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