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27/01/2015 - The African Development Bank Group is firmly committed to ensuring food security in the Sahel region, especially in Niger, to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable populations in this region.

Categories: Niger, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Food Production


23/01/2015 - Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, accompanied by members of his Cabinet, officially launched, on Thursday, January 22, the commencement of the construction of the Nairobi Outer Ring Road Improvement Project, jointly financed by the African Development Bank and the Government of Kenya.

Categories: Kenya, Transport


23/01/2015 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved at the end of 2014 a USD 777,000 preparation grant for JCM Greenquest Solar Corporation to support the development of a 72 MW Solar Photovoltaic (PV) power plant as the first renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Cameroon. The SEFA grant will finance environmental and social impact assessments and the cost related to the technical, legal and financial advisory services.

Categories: Cameroon, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


  • From: 03/02/2015
  • To: 05/02/2015
  • Location: Dakar, Sénégal

The first peer review assessment meeting of the Africa Knowledge for Results Initiative (Afrik4R) in the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) region will be held in Dakar, Senegal, from February 3 to 5. This meeting will be attended by 150 representatives from eight countries. It has been organised by the African Community of Practice on Managing for Development Results (AfCoP-GRD) with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Categories: Regional Integration, Economic & Financial Governance


22/01/2015 - On Wednesday, January 21, the African Development Bank’s Climate Change Coordination Committee (CCCC) organized a knowledge sharing seminar at the institution’s headquarters in Abidjan to highlight the outcomes of the 20th Conference of Parties (COP20) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru, in December.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, COP20, Africa Climate Change Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries


22/01/2015 - On Thursday, January 22 in Davos, Switzerland, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent. The collaboration seeks to develop solutions that drive inclusive growth in Africa by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships


21/01/2015 - “Africa’s abundance of natural resources (forestry, agriculture, minerals, oil and gas), offer a major opportunity to close the development gap,” said African Development Bank’s Vice-President Aly Abou-Sabaa at the High Level Conference on Transparency and Sustainable Development held in Nouakchott from January 19-20, 2015.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Partnerships


20/01/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on January 19, 2015 that it has approved a €1.07-million grant for the development of an Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Plan for the Seychelles.

Categories: Seychelles, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


19/01/2015 - A delegation from the African Development Bank will conduct a mission to Burkina Faso from 18 to 24 January 2015, to hold talks with senior transitional authorities.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Partnerships


16/01/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka on Friday, January 16 expressed optimism that 2015 holds an opportunity for the African continent to achieve progress in economic growth depending on the political will of African Governments. “It will depend on the policy stance of the countries, and the choices that they make or do not make,” he said.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ebola


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