News & Events

Search filters

11/12/2015 - The East Africa Resource Centre (EARC) of the African Development Bank hosted a panel discussion on the development of violence against women in the cyber space in Kenya on December 10, 2015 at its offices in Nairobi.

Categories: Kenya, Gender


10/12/2015 - African governments have been urged to review their education curricula to have relevant skills and human capital development for green growth and climate adaptation and green jobs on the continent.

Categories: Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, COP21, Education, Environment, Climate Change, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology


04/12/2015 - A group of past and present members of the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) has called on African institutions to start offering courses in climate change to help them deal with emerging environment matters.

Categories: Gambia, Kenya, France, COP21, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships


03/12/2015 - Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, COP21, Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Employment, Fragile States Facility, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


02/12/2015 - Africa has launched an ambitious Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) as the continent’s major contribution to Conference of Parties (COP21) taking place in Paris, France.

Categories: France, Germany, Kenya, Benin, COP21, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, President's Corner


23/11/2015 - In its bid to bolster Africa’s ability to feed itself, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is targeting rural communities with interventions to improve yields, incomes and nutrition practices.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Employment, Youth, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development


16/11/2015 - Delegates attending the consultative Week for PIDA (Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa), or PIDA Week, taking place at the headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan from November 13-17, heard that the most binding constraint to unlocking infrastructure financing in Africa was lack of properly prepared projects, which in turn is due to lack of adequate capacity to prepare large projects.

Categories: Ethiopia, Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Energy & Power, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships


29/10/2015 - The Board of Directors of the Africa Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 approved combined funding amounting to US $284.97 million in support of road infrastructure projects in Tunisia, an SMEs development project in Kenya, and a youth employability and integration in growth sectors project in Togo.

Categories: Tunisia, Kenya, Togo, Infrastructure, Transport, Employment, Youth, Private Sector


24/10/2015 - Delegates attending talks on transforming African agriculture rose from three days of talks, from October 21-23, on the outskirts of Dakar, Senegal, excited about new commitments to grow agri-business.

Categories: Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Partnerships, Private Sector, Employment, President's Corner


23/10/2015 - The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) announced Friday, the approval of three projects totaling USD 1.35 million to enhance the readiness of Cape Verde, Kenya and Swaziland to mobilize climate finance, necessary to achieve national sustainable development goals.

Categories: Kenya, Swaziland, Cape Verde, Climate Change, COP21, Partnerships, Water Supply & Sanitation, Africa Climate Change Fund


Explore what we do

Select a country

Explore our activities