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18/07/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on July 13, 2016 approved a USD 14 million senior loan through its private sector window to Form Ghana Ltd for restoration of degraded forest reserves through sustainably managed forest plantations. The Board decision supports the Bank’s contribution to inclusive and green growth, and its commitment to providing and leveraging well-placed finance for climate resilience. This will enhance the Banks’ existing channels of support to the sector which include indirect interventions through the private sector window such as capital participation in specialized Funds focusing on Forestry. It will also contribute to responding to the country needs and implementation of the High-5s.

Categories: Ghana, Private Sector, Environment, Climate Change


  • From: 18/07/2016
  • To: 22/07/2016
  • Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) will be participating in the 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6), holding from 18-22 July 2016 at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


18/07/2016 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, se rend au Royaume du Maroc pour une visite de travail, du 19 au 23 juillet 2016.

Il s’agit de la première visite officielle du président de la BAD au Maroc depuis qu’il a pris ses fonctions, le 1er septembre 2015.

Categories: Morocco, Africa50, Partnerships, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power, Environment


18/07/2016 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina has reiterated the AfDB’s commitment to support empowerment of women in Agriculture in order to unlock the sector’s potential.

Categories: Rwanda, Gender, Agriculture & Agro-industries


  • From: 21/07/2016
  • To: 21/07/2016
  • Location: Hôtel Hyatt Regency - Casablanca - Maroc

Un peu moins d’un an après son assemblée constitutive, tenue le 29 juillet 2015, le fonds panafricain Africa50 dédié aux infrastructures en Afrique tient sa deuxième assemblée générale, jeudi 21 juillet 2016, à Casablanca.

Categories: Morocco, Africa50, Infrastructure


15/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 104 million loan to the Government of Ethiopia for a project which will sustainably extend power to industries, small businesses to enhance job creation and improve access to basic services in the country’s Tigray and Afar regions.

Categories: Ethiopia, Energy & Power


15/07/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Royaume du Maroc ont signé, jeudi 14 juillet 2016 à Abidjan, un accord de prêt de 157 millions de dollars EU, destiné à soutenir le Programme d’appui au renforcement de la stabilité et de l’inclusion financière (PARSIF) du Maroc.

Categories: Morocco, Partnerships


15/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 1 million emergency grant to fight the scourge of malnutrition in the Great South of Madagascar. The purpose of the grant is to improve the nutritional status of vulnerable groups by decreasing the severity of food insecurity as well as decreasing the overall acute malnutrition of children under the age of five years in the region.

Categories: Madagascar, Food Production, Human Capital Development, Nutrition


15/07/2016 - The African Development Bank has approved a USD 1 million emergency grant to fight the scourge of malnutrition in the Great South of Madagascar. The purpose of the grant is to improve the nutritional status of vulnerable groups by decreasing the severity of food insecurity as well as decreasing the overall acute malnutrition of children under the age of five years in the region.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Food Production, Youth, Environment, Health


14/07/2016 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 13 juillet 2016 à Abidjan, en faveur de la Guinée, deux dons et deux prêts d’un montant total de 14,73 millions de dollars américains pour le financement de la troisième phase du Programme d’appui aux réformes économiques et financières (PAREF III).

Categories: Guinea, Economic & Financial Governance


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