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26/08/2016 - The African Development Bank Group and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), currently underway in Nairobi, Kenya.

Categories: Japan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships, ADF


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


24/08/2016 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Special Envoy on Gender, Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, unveiled a new project within the Fashionomics initiative, launched last year under her leadership: a B2B website dedicated to fashion and textiles in Africa that is ready to launch.


17/08/2016 - A group of young innovators, Africa Bio-Energy Team, being incubated by the African Development Bank (AfDB), undertook a field visit to Biogas Technologies Africa Ltd. in Accra, Ghana, from August 10 to 13, 2016. They were accompanied by members of the Bank’s African Development Institute (EADI).

Categories: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Youth, Partnerships, Employment, Gender, Environment, Energy & Power


16/08/2016 - On August 3, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Resident Representative in Mozambique, Joseph Ribeiro, and various members of the diplomatic community visited the Massingir Dam project in Gaza province, in the country’s southern region.

Categories: Mozambique, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships


11/08/2016 - The focus of this year’s International Youth Day (IYD), to be observed on August 12, 2016, resonates with the African Development Bank’s key efforts that recognise the role of young people in sustainable development.

Categories: Employment, Youth, Education, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, President's Corner


04/08/2016 - The African Development Bank Group was named the African Organization of the Year 2016 by the African Achievers Awards. In a ceremony held in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Friday, July 8, 2016, the Bank was lauded for its immense contribution towards the economic growth of the continent and its commitment to raising standards of living in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria


22/07/2016 - Pour sa première visite officielle au Maroc, le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, a un agenda bien chargé, qui se déploie entre Rabat, Casablanca et Ouarzazate.

Categories: Morocco, Private Sector


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