News & Events
03/11/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) est engagée de longue date dans l’agriculture et l’élevage au Sahel. L’agriculture sahélienne est essentiellement pluviale et extensive. Elle est fortement affectée par les aléas et variations climatiques. Seulement 5% des terres sont aménagés dans le Sahel en maitrise totale de l’eau.
25/10/2013 - Ten clean energy projects representing a total aggregate investment of over USD 80 million in bio-fuels, solar, biomass and hydro-power initiatives developed by West African entrepreneurs and companies were presented to investors in Accra at the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF).
Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program
18/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and VoLo signed on Friday, October 18 a grant agreement amounting to US $284,472 to facilitate financial inclusion and improve the efficiency of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) financing in Senegal and The Gambia through the piloting of an innovative technology-based solution for collecting and disseminating credit information on MSMEs to prospective creditors. This innovative project will enhance the region’s financial structures by improving credit information, thereby ultimately fostering access to lending for local entrepreneurs.
25/07/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group chaired by Emmanuel Mbi, First Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer,on Wednesday July 24, 2013 in Tunis, approved five projects covering the following:
11/07/2013 - The African Development Bank’s Open Data Platform is now operational for the entire African continent. This follows the completion in July 2013 of the last phase of the project for the following 14 African countries: Benin, Comoros, Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Kenya, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and Togo.
11/06/2013 - Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report.
Categories: Benin, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Malawi, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Food Production, Health, Climate Change, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Regional Integration, Education, Poverty Reduction, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries
29/05/2013 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), on 28 May in Marrakech, signed a $US 400,000 agreement with The Gambia to provide legal assistance in the negotiations of independent power projects and transmission as well as distribution upgrades in the Greater Banjul area.
28/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group and The Gambia, on May 28, 2013 in Marrakech, signed a USD 26.6 million protocol agreement to boost the agricultural production and food security in the country.
10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.
19/11/2012 - The African Development Bank Group approved Wednesday a grant of 1.88 million UA (US $2.9 million) to the Republic of The Gambia to finance the Economic and Financial Governance Operation (EFIGO) – Phase 1. The funding supports the implementation of a multi-year reform program to fund The Gambia’s implementation of its development strategy Program for Accelerated Growth and Employment (PAGE).