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28/08/2016 - Creating markets, developing infrastructure and providing financing for farmers are key ingredients for transforming agriculture in Africa. President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank made these remarks Saturday at the Sasakawa Symposium on "Contributing to Social security and jobs through agriculture-30 Years of Sasakawa in Africa", held at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Partnerships, Youth, President's Corner


27/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) on Saturday, August 27, 2016, during the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Partnerships, Private Sector, Trade Finance Program


27/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged funding and technical support to roll out community-based healthcare initiatives around Africa at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Partnerships, Health, Human Capital Development, Ebola


27/08/2016 - Visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced a bold new African infrastructure plan worth US $10 billion over the next three years to be implemented by the African Development Bank (AfDB), raising the stature of the Abidjan-based financial institution in achieving Africa's development.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Education, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction


26/08/2016 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a marqué sa présence à la sixième Conférence internationale de Tokyo sur le développement de l’Afrique (TICAD VI) qui se tient les 27 et 28 août 2016 à Nairobi, au Kenya, grâce à une série d’activités organisées dans le cadre de partenariats, avec la Banque mondiale notamment, dans la journée du 26 août.

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Private Sector, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative


26/08/2016 - Africa is full of opportunity for Japanese investment. This was the message at the Japanese –Africa Business conference which opened on August 26, 2016 on the sidelines of TICAD VI, currently underway in Nairobi, Kenya. The event, organised by Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and the Kenya Investment Authority, sought to woo Japanese investment in Africa.

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Private Sector, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Employment, President's Corner


26/08/2016 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has outlined a roadmap towards the transformation of agriculture in Africa. The President laid emphasis on combating malnutrition in children, turning African farmlands into major suppliers of food for export and putting funds at the disposal of local banks to create a stable source of funding for farm investments.

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Climate Change, Environment, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, Partnerships, President's Corner


24/08/2016 - The African Development Bank Group (comprised of the African Development Bank and the African Development Fund; AfDB/ADF) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 26, 2016 at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Kenya, Japan, Private Sector, Partnerships


  • From: 27/08/2016
  • To: 28/08/2016
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

An African Development Bank (AfDB) Group delegation led by the Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, will attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi from August 27-28, 2016. This will be the first time TICAD is being held in Africa since its inception in 1993, demonstrating the strong African ownership and deepening partnership among TICAD stakeholders.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Private Sector, Employment, Youth, ADF, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative


19/07/2016 - In collaboration with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) - whose secretariat is hosted by the African Development Bank (ADB) in the ORQR department - organized the third Africa for Results Forum in Nairobi, Kenya from July 13-15, 2016. The forum was opened by Samson Machuka, Director of the planning department, representing the Minister of Devolution and Planning of Kenya.

Categories: Kenya


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