News & Events
- From: 04/12/2013
- To: 07/12/2013
- Location: Paris, France
Africa is capable of winning additional points in its growth rate with improved infrastructure, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank, said on December 4 in Paris. His statement was made during an economic forum discussing a new partnership model between France and Africa during the Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa.
06/12/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Sénégal ont signé, le 2 décembre 2013 à Dakar, trois accords de prêts et de don, portant sur un total de 23,6 milliards de FCFA. Amadou Ba, ministre sénégalais de l’Economie et des Finances ainsi que gouverneur de la BAD pour le Sénégal, et Leila Mokaddem, représentante résidente de la BAD au Sénégal, ont cosigné lesdits accords.
05/12/2013 - Africa is capable of winning additional points in its growth rate with improved infrastructure, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank, said on December 4 in Paris. His statement was made during an economic forum discussing a new partnership model between France and Africa during the Elysée Summit for Peace and Security in Africa.
28/11/2013 - The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) is a short- to medium-term infrastructure development program which supports Zimbabwe’s economic recovery by improving the quality of life of ordinary citizens, particularly the poor.
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) work in clean energy financing received some welcome recognition last week from Asian Development Bank President (ADB) Takehiko Nakao. The ADB President commended the African Development Bank for its commitment to promoting clean energy investments during the 6th annual meeting of the Asia Solar Energy Forum (ASEF) on Solar Energy Technology Trends and Opportunities held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from November 20-23.
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) efforts to improve sustainable energy supply and access in Africa took a leap forward with the Board of Directors’ approval of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project.
20/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved US $68 million in financing for the multinational Inga Site Development and Electricity Access Support Project (PASEL). The project will further the development of the Inga hydropower plant located on the banks of the Congo River with a vast hydro-electric potential estimated at 44,000 MW – half of the continent’s installed electricity capacity.
19/11/2013 - “Mainstreaming adaptation and climate change resilience into transport infrastructure development is a gradual process that is to be tackled at a strategic level,” was a key message from the African Development Bank, a co-sponsor of Transport Day 2013, in Warsaw, Poland, on November 17, during the UN Climate Negotiations known as COP19.
15/11/2013 - Multilateral development banks (MDBs) provided almost US $27 billion worldwide, in financing to address the challenges of climate change in 2012, according to the second joint MDB report on climate finance. The report was released today, in line with the commitment by MDBs to enhance the transparency of their investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa
- From: 11/11/2013
- To: 22/11/2013
- Location: Warsaw, Poland
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will promote Africa’s green growth agenda at the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP 19) taking place this week and next in Warsaw, Poland.
Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Congo Basin Forest Fund