News & Events
25/10/2013 - Ten clean energy projects representing a total aggregate investment of over USD 80 million in bio-fuels, solar, biomass and hydro-power initiatives developed by West African entrepreneurs and companies were presented to investors in Accra at the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF).
Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program
24/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 in Tunis approved a combination of one loan and two grants amounting to US$ 67.19 million to finance the Oueme Valley Agricultural Infrastructure Support Project (PAIA-VO) in Benin.
05/09/2013 - On the invitation of the Federal Government of Nigeria, the President of the African Development Bank Group, Donald Kaberuka, on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, attended the 19th Nigerian Economic Summit as a special guest and panelist in the Presidential Roundtable Discussions moderated by the BBC.
13/08/2013 - African countries have hardly contributed to global greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, they are the most affected by climate change, putting livelihoods and natural assets at risk.
11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank’s Open Data Platform is now operational for the entire African continent. This follows the completion in July 2013 of the last phase of the project for the following 14 African countries: Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and Togo.
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
Categories: Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Food Production, Health, Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Regional Integration, Education, Poverty Reduction, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries
20/05/2013 - The Electricity Authority of Benin–Nigerian Electric Power Authority power interconnection project, jointly financed by the African Development Bank, the West African Development Bank, and the Economic Community of West African States, is one of the sparkling flagship projects for regional integration and cooperation in West Africa. Financed under the West Africa Power Pool program, the project connects Benin’s power grid (CEB) to that of Nigeria (NEPA). Since its completion in 2007, like a beacon, the project has broken dawn, lighting up vast areas of rural communities that were once in economic darkness.
13/05/2013 - The African Development Bank, renewed its support for climate change resilience in Madagascar, Benin and Angola in accessing US $17.8 million of adaptation finance in the form of grants from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) during the second quarter of 2013. It follows the approval last March of US $18.6 million for three water and sanitation projects.
05/02/2013 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) vient d’accorder un don de 1,1 million d’euros à la municipalité de Sèmè-Podji, au Bénin pour mettre en œuvre des solutions efficaces, durables et rentables dans la gestion et l’exploitation des boues de vidange. Le projet s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un partenariat public-privé (PPP) pour la gestion des déchets, une collaboration rare dans le secteur de l’assainissement, sur le continent.
10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.