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13/07/2015 - The third international conference on Financing for Development opened on 13 July 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The opening plenary meeting was opened by the UN General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. The African Development Bank (AfDB) was represented by Mrs. Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, its Special Envoy on Gender.

Categories: Ethiopia, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Private Sector


10/07/2015 - The multilateral development banks (MDBs) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, July 10 signaled plans to extend more than $400 billion in financing over the next three years and vowed to work more closely with private and public sector partners to help mobilize the resources needed to meet the historic challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Ethiopia, United States of America, Partnerships


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance


02/07/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 that it is providing a €1.2-million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to improve sanitation and faecal waste management in Arba Minch. The project will benefit over 21,000 people who will have access to improved toilet facilities. It will also boost local agriculture through the provision of new and affordable fertiliser.

Categories: Ethiopia, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility


22/05/2015 - At its governing body meetings last week, the $8.1 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) endorsed 9 African nations to serve as pilot countries for critical aspects of climate-smart development, with six pilot countries for climate resilience and three for sustainable forests. In addition, governments unanimously endorsed Ghana’s ambitious investment plan to transform and promote its renewable energy sector.

Categories: Ethiopia, Gambia, Madagascar, Rwanda, Malawi, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Mozambique, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Change


13/02/2015 - There is a huge need to study innovation in various African contexts in order to maximally foster the continent’s much-desired economic transformation.

This idea was fronted by university researcher, Rajlakshmi Dé, on Day 2 of the 9th edition of the African Economic Conference hosted in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia


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


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