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11/02/2016 - The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, February 11, presents an opportunity to look at the intersection of two important issues – gender and science – and their impact on economic development and quality of life.

Categories: Gender, Education, Employment, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


10/02/2016 - Steering Committee and the Core Management Team members of the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-MfDR) met on February 10 in Abidjan to review performance and provide strategic guidance on the African Development Bank-executed AfCoP project. The February 10-11, 2016 meeting was held together with that of the Core Management Team comprising 13 members from across Africa.

Categories: Partnerships, Quality Assurance & Results


08/02/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Zambia have signed an aide-memoire on modalities for the organization of the Bank’s 2016 Annual Meetings scheduled to take place in Lusaka from May 23-27, 2016.

Categories: Zambia, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, COP21, Partnerships


04/02/2016 - On Thursday, February 4, 2016, King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the first phase of the country’s Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant, ushering in a new era for Africa’s sustainable energy future.

Categories: Morocco, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


04/02/2016 - Morocco has launched the first phase of the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world. When fully operational, the plant will produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccan households.

Categories: Morocco, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Partnerships, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


04/02/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, February 3 in Abidjan a loan of US $16.5 million to finance the Tanzania Institutional Support Project for Good Governance (ISPGG III). The objective of this project is to support the Government of Tanzania in promoting inclusive growth and macroeconomic stability by enhancing economic and financial governance through more effective public financial management and improved business environment.

Categories: Tanzania, Private Sector, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance


04/02/2016 - In the African Development Bank Group’s bid to work for a continent free of poverty and water-borne diseases, the Board of Directors approved on Wednesday, February 3 in Abidjan a US $91-million loan to Uganda, for the provision of clean water and improved sanitation in the country.

Categories: Uganda, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development


03/02/2016 - The African Development Bank is hosting a two-day Expert Group Meeting from February 2-3, 2016, in Abidjan.

The meeting – which attracted stakeholders and experts, including the Regional Economic Communities, academics, and research-based institutions – has been organized by the Bank, in collaboration with the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, NEPAD, Regional Integration, Partnerships


  • From: 17/03/2016
  • To: 18/03/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The first meeting of the 14th Replenishment of the African Development Fund (ADF-14) will take place March 17 and 18, 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. To that end, consultations will be held with ADF Deputies to identify and explore available options for mobilizing resources for additional subscriptions and supplementary resources with an overall aim to sustain the Fund’s operational activities during the implementation of the Bank’s Group Ten Year Strategy.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, ADF, Partnerships


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