News & Events
11/03/2013 - A team from the African Development Bank Group, led by Abdoulaye Dagamaissa, Manager, Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department (OSAN), and comprising Harouna Dosso, Senior Agronomist, OSAN/Ethiopia Field Office (ETFO); Hailemariam Hailemeskel, Agricultural Economist, OSAN/ETFO; and Paxina Chileshe-Toe, Natural Resources Management Specialist, OSAN, undertook a site visit from February 25-27 to Adaar, one of the six beneficiary woredas (administrative units) in the Afar region of Ethiopia, where the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP) will be implemented. The team was assisted by a locally recruited cameraman and photographer.
25/02/2013 - To address the recurrent droughts and related human, production and environmental concerns in a sustainable manner, the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of countries in the Intergovernmental Authority On Development (IGAD) region, held in September 2011, called for the urgent implementation of policies, strategies and programs aimed at building resilience to future climatic and economic shocks.
25/02/2013 - The workshop on the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program (DRSLP) in the Horn of Africa (HoA) commenced on Friday, February 22 at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
06/02/2013 - Building on its Kenyan experience in the East African Rift Valley with the Menengai geothermal project, the African Development Bank is working on an ambitious geothermal development program for Africa.
- From: 21/01/2013
- To: 28/01/2013
- Location: Addis-Abeba, Ethiopie
La contribution de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) au développement des infrastructures en Afrique a été saluée par la 28ème session du Comité d’orientation des Chefs d’Etat et de Gouvernement du NEPAD qui vient de se tenir à Addis-Abeba, en Ethiopie, en marge du 20ème Sommet de l’Union africaine.
15/01/2013 - On the sideline of the meeting between the heads of the African Development Bank, African Union Commission and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa that took place January 11-12, in Addis Ababa, AfDB President Donald Kaberuka paid a courtesy call on Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.
12/01/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Carlos Lopes, met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on January 11 and 12, 2013 to discuss the challenges.
19/12/2012 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Group has approved US $125 million in funding for the first phase of a drought resilience project and provision of long-lasting means of subsistence to populations in the Horn of Africa.
29/10/2012 - The eighth African Development Forum (AFD VIII) wound up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday with the adoption of a Consensus Statement suggesting better ways in which African countries can use their natural resources to promote people-centered sustainable development.
25/10/2012 - Africa loses one million tonnes of fish per year due to overfishing and bad governance in the fisheries sector. The continent’s losses account for one-tenth of annual global losses, said Sumaila Rashid, Director of the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia in Canada.