News & Events
22/05/2013 - Following the launch in March 2013 of Open Data Platforms in 30 African countries, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched additional data platforms in the following 10 African countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Mali, Madagascar, Niger, Somalia, Sudan. This brings to forty (40) the number of African countries already connected to the Open Data network (www.afdb.org/statistics).
15/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its President, Donald Kaberuka, declared in Brussels the Institution’s support to the crisis exit efforts and revival of Malian economy making available to this country the amount of 240 million euros. This declaration was made at the donors’ conference on Mali hosted by France and the European Union in Belgium.
13/05/2013 - The Emergency Economic Recovery Support Program for Mali approved on 8 May 2013 by the Board of the African Development Fund (ADF) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) was signed on 10th May 2013 in Bamako. This program will help to restore the normal functioning of public administration, capacity strengthening of the civil service and the population’s access to basic social services, in particular health services and education and support to economic recovery.
08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
25/04/2013 - A Round Table of donors for the financing of the Drinking Water Project in Bamako was held on 18-19 April 2013 in Bamako, Mali. The meeting noted significant developments in project preparation from the technical, environmental and institutional viewpoints.
16/04/2013 - The UN Special Envoy for the Sahel, Romano Prodi, met with the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, on April 15, 2013 in Tunis, to discuss security, governance, humanitarian requirements, and development in the Sahel region.
18/02/2013 - The African Development Fund (ADF) was created in 1972 to accompany the least fortunate African economies on the road to social and economic progress. At the time it is celebrating its 40th anniversary, this African Development Bank group (AfDB)’s window for grants and concessional loans can be proud of its several decades of achievements and numerous results to showcase its contribution to improving the lives of Africans.
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.
07/11/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 2nd call for proposals of the Microfinance Capacity Building Fund (“MCBF”). Award amounts will range from US $200,000 to US $500,000 per project, depending on the activity, and will be given to approximately 6-8 awardees.
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01/10/2012 - Le projet d’amélioration du réseau routier Bamako-Dakar, qui a remporté, le 8 juin 2012 à Washington DC, le prix d’excellence du Trésor américain pour «le projet à fort impact sur le développement en Afrique», est assurément un des projets phares de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD).