News & Events
08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank pledged its support to Somalia’s reconstruction on May 7 with a commitment of US $18 million over three years. African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka made the commitment during the closing day of the two-day Somalia conference, which concluded in London on May 7.
07/05/2013 - It has been two decades of mayhem, chaos and bloodletting in Somalia. A child born at the onset of the Somali crisis is now twenty one. Somalia has still a long way to go: the Al Shabaab are defeated, but they are not yet fully eliminated, and they still have the capacity to kill and to maim.
27/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has laid out solutions some African countries are about to apply, with help from the AfDB and the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), to respond to complex problems that climate change is creating on their combined sectors of water, food and energy.
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.
25/02/2013 - An African Development Bank Group mission led by Abdirahman Beileh, Acting Director of the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, and comprising members of the Fragile States Unit and the East Africa Regional Resource Centre (EARC), visited Mogadishu, Federal Republic of Somalia, from February 14 to 19, 2013.
25/01/2013 - The priority areas emanating from the study and selected by the Bank for intervention include: (i) Water Resources Infrastructure, (ii) Livestock Infrastructure, (iii) Markets and Marketing of livestock and livestock products, (iv) Capacity Building and (vi) Conflict Resolution and Peace Building.
25/01/2013 - The Horn of Africa is home to an estimated 210 million people and is one of the world’s most food-insecure regions. The African Development Bank’s Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Program aims to develop drought resilience and improve livelihoods in the region.
25/01/2013 - A consultation and planning workshop for the African Nutritional Sciences Research Consortium hosted by Columbia University’s Global Center for Africa opened in Nairobi, Kenya, on Thursday, January 24. The workshop aims to provide a forum in which views and ideas of major stakeholders will be sought to inform long-term plans and strategies in implementing the nutritional sciences consortium.
19/11/2012 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a consenti le mercredi 14 novembre 2012 à Tunis, un prêt d’environ 17 milliards de FCFA à la République du Niger. Ce montant qui sera prélevé sur les ressources du Guichet FAD, contribuera au financement du Programme d’appui à la croissance inclusive et au renforcement de la sécurité alimentaire (PACIRSA).