News & Events

Search filters

20/10/2016 - Le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 19 Octobre 2016 à Abidjan, une ligne de crédit de 60 millions d’Euros en faveur de la Banque de l’Habitat (BH) de Tunisie. Cette facilité aidera la BH à renforcer ses activités de financement du commerce international pour les petites et moyennes entreprises.

Categories: Tunisia, Partnerships, Private Sector

20/10/2016 - In support of the ‘New Urban Agenda’ adopted this week during the UN-sponsored global Habitat III conference, eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) are putting the Agenda’s words into action by issuing a “Joint Statement” expressing their commitment to promote equitable, sustainable, and productive urbanization and urban communities.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Transport, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector

20/10/2016 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina et le ministre sénégalais de l’Economie, des Finances et du Plan, Amadou Ba , ont signé le 19 octobre à Abidjan, un accord de prêt d’un montant de 28,5 milliards FCFA destiné à appuyer la première phase du Programme d’appui aux réformes du développement local (PARDL-1).

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Employment, Human Capital Development, President's Corner

19/10/2016 - Africa’s youth are the future. We must invest in them for the good of society and for the benefit of the continent. These were among the messages delivered Tuesday, during a high-level conference on Youth Employment in Africa, organized by the African Development Bank at its headquarters in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Education

19/10/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved an eight-year US $40-million corporate loan to the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) in Ado Ekiti (Nigeria), to finance part of the university’s expansion plan. The project will make ABUAD a centre of excellence for tertiary education in Africa, expanding access to high-quality education to over 10,000 students per year.

Categories: Nigeria, Education, Youth, Partnerships, Private Sector, Employment

18/10/2016 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, and John Kufuor, former President of Ghana and Co-chair of the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, hosted the first official meeting of the African Leaders for Nutrition on Monday, October 17 in Abidjan. The Champions of the African Leaders for Nutrition also include Hery Rajaonarimampianina, President of Madagascar; Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations; Aliko Dangote, Founder and CEO of the Dangote Group; Jamie Cooper, Founding Chair and President of Big Win Philanthropy; Graça Machel, Founder of the Graça Machel Trust; and José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Categories: Nutrition, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth, Education, President's Corner

17/10/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Protection Sociale et de la Promotion de la Femme de Madagascar, ont lancé le processus d’élaboration du Profil Genre de Madagascar.

Categories: Madagascar, Gender

  • From: 21/11/2016
  • To: 21/11/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with European Investment Bank (EIB) is organising the second Africa Day. The event will take place on November 21, 2016 at the AfDB’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This year, participants will explore vital themes for Africa to fulfil its potential, by creating good jobs for young people across a range of sectors. They will also share perspectives on the crucial role to be played by innovation and sustainable development. This is where financing can have the greatest impact.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire

14/10/2016 - The African Water Facility (AWF) held a three-day event from September 28 to 30, 2016 to launch the Improved Sanitation Value Chain (ISVC) project, which aims to serve the urban poor in Arba Minch Town, one of the major cities of Southern Ethiopia. The AWF €1.5-million grant to the ISVC project will contribute toimprove sanitation and faecal waste management for more than 21,000 Arba Minch citizens while boosting the local businesses and agricultural production with the provision of eco-friendly and affordable fertilisers.

Categories: Ethiopia, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility

14/10/2016 - The Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) held a one-day workshop at the African Development Bank (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss findings of three studies on opening up aviation services, urban transport development, and trade facilitation.

Categories: Regional Integration, Infrastructure, Transport, NEPAD, Partnerships

Explore what we do

Select a country

Explore our activities