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02/02/2015 - In order to achieve Africa’s socioeconomic transformation, the continent’s leaders have to embrace new thinking, and break with the past, according to Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank.

Categories: Ethiopia, Energy & Power, Food Production, President's Corner


30/01/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) reiterated on Thursday, January 29, 2015 in Addis Ababa, its commitment to mobilize additional resources for the Kigali Action Plan. This Plan aims to provide clean water and sanitation to 5 million people in the ten least-developed African countries in this area.

Categories: Ethiopia, Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships


29/01/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) expressed on Tuesday, January 27 its support to the African Union (AU) in implementing Africa’s commitments for an accelerated agricultural growth and transformation.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries


29/01/2015 - Elections, conflict, terrorism, Ebola and women’s empowerment are at the top of this year’s agenda as African leaders gather in Addis Ababa for the 24th Summit of the African Union.

Categories: Ethiopia, Ebola, Gender


16/12/2014 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $842,000 grant to dVentus Technologies – a technology-based and knowledge-driven company focused on the development of innovative and energy efficiency products for the energy sector

Categories: Ethiopia, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change


15/12/2014 - Ethiopia has sealed a US $1.1 million deal with the newly launched ClimDev-Africa Special Fund (CDSF), to strengthen its climate information and early warning systems for climate resilience development and adaptation – becoming the first African country to benefit from the Fund.

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative, Climate Change, COP20, Environment


26/11/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US $133-million program that will help countries in the Horn of Africa region break free from cycles of drought and famine.

Categories: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender, Food Production, Board of Directors


08/11/2014 - The Ebola scourge should not be taken as a problem affecting individual countries, but should be taken on by each and every African, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank Group, said Saturday at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Ebola, Youth, Employment


08/11/2014 - West Africa got a sigh of relief Saturday as the African business community pledged US $28.5 million towards the fight against Ebola, which has damaged the social-economic progress of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Donald Kaberuka, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), called this a key step in creating a sustainable mechanism to deal with the scourge.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Health, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, Youth, Ebola


08/11/2014 - At an historic meeting on Saturday, November 8 at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the African Union together with African Development Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and leading businesses in Africa committed to join forces to create and support a funding mechanism to deal with the Ebola outbreak and its consequences.

Categories: Ethiopia, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Health, Ebola, Environment, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Youth


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