News & Events
28/11/2013 - With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, six African nations – Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Mozambique – made it through a global competition run by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to provide dedicated funding to engage the private sector in effective climate solutions. The seven project concepts endorsed for full project development in Africa focus on forests in Burkina Faso, DRC and Ghana, renewable energy in Kenya and Mali, and climate resilience in Mozambique.
13/11/2013 - With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, Burkina Faso has received an $11.5 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds’ (CIF) Forest Investment Program (FIP) to undertake the Gazetted Forests Participatory Management Project for REDD+* to create critically needed transformation of 12 of its gazetted forests.
08/11/2013 - Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), completed on Thursday, November 7, in N’Djamena, Chad, the last leg of a tour that took him to four countries in the Sahel. In each of these countries – Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad – Kaberuka reiterated the AfDB’s commitment to help consolidate social and economic advancements despite new threats facing the region.
06/11/2013 - At a press conference on November 5, 2013 in Bamako, Mali, during his tour to the Sahel, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, said the joint mission of donors was an important step toward effective coordination to help the region face a complex and multidimensional crisis.
05/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will grant $4 billion to the Sahel to make it a region of stability of economic growth. This pronouncement was made by AfDB President Donald Kaberuka on November 5 in Bamako, Mali, at the Ministerial Meeting to establish a platform of coordination for the United Nations integrated strategy for the Sahel. The AfDB President was in the region within the framework of a joint mission of the AfDB, United Nations, World Bank, African Union and European Union. He also paid visits to Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad.
04/11/2013 - Avec sa stratégie décennale 2013-2022 “Au cœur de la transformation de l’Afrique”, la Banque africaine de développement promeut plus que jamais le développement des compétences en lien avec les opportunités d’emplois et la compétitivité.
03/11/2013 - The problem of water resources in the Sahel is one of the major concerns for the African Development Bank. This challenge threatens agriculture, animal farming and food security for this region.
Categories: Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Niger, Chad, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, African Water Facility
03/11/2013 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD ou la Banque) appuie le développement du Burkina Faso depuis plus de 43 ans. Les premières opérations de la BAD dans le pays datent en effet de 1970. La BAD a financé au total 96 opérations pour un montant d’environ 1037 millions d’UC équivalent à 830 milliards de francs CFA. La répartition des financements des opérations traduit une prédominance des infrastructures (transport, énergie, eau et assainissement) qui représentent 42% du montant total des opérations financées, suivie de la gouvernance pour 22%, l’agriculture pour 19% et enfin, le social pour 16%.
Categories: Burkina Faso, Infrastructure, Transport, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Food Production
- From: 04/11/2013
- To: 07/11/2013
- Location: La région du Sahel
The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, will visit the Sahel region from 4th to 7th November 2013. The tour is part of a joint mission with the United Nations, the World Bank, the African Union and the European Union.
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