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30/10/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from October 6-17, 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Environment


30/10/2014 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 in Abidjan approved a landmark Financial Sector Development Policy and Strategy (FSDPS) which aims to improve access to financial services by the underserved and to broaden and deepen the continent’s financial systems.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Economic & Financial Governance


27/10/2014 - Leaders of global and regional institutions today begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totaling more than $8 billion over the coming years

Categories: Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production, Youth


25/10/2014 - Leaders of three Pan-African institutions – the African Union Commission’s Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the African Development Bank’s Dr Donald Kaberuka, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s Dr. Carlos Lopes – concluded a solidarity tour on Friday 24 October 2014 in Conakry, Guinea.

Categories: Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Health, Ebola


24/10/2014 - “It is good for us to pledge financial aid in the fight against the Ebola epidemic, but it is even better to come here to discover the reality of the situation on the ground.” These are the words Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), used to describe his visit to Guinea on Friday, October 24, 2014.

Categories: Guinea, Health, Ebola


24/10/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé à la troisième édition du LHFORUM, qui se tenait au Havre, en France, du 23 au 26 septembre 2014. Lors d’une session dédiée aux impacts du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau, Akissa Bahri, coordonnatrice de la FAE, a évoqué les volets économiques de l’eau, et présenté les solutions que la FAE tente de mettre en œuvre pour réduire le stress hydrique en Afrique et, partant, les impacts économiques négatifs du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau.

Categories: France, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


24/10/2014 - Le Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Donald Kaberuka, a reçu, jeudi 23 octobre 2014 à Abidjan, une délégation du ministère de l’Education nationale de Côte-d’Ivoire, conduite par la Ministre de l’Education nationale, Candia Camara.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Partnerships, Youth


23/10/2014 - With support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), Mali received US $1.5 million from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme in Low Income Countries (SREP) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). The SREP financing will benefit the Project for Scaling-up Renewable Energy in Mali (PAPERM).

Categories: Mali, Climate Change, Energy & Power


22/10/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved an USD 12.7 million African Development Fund partial risk guarantee (ADF PRG) for the 105 MW Menengai Independent Power Producers project. The global Menengai project will exploit a portion of Kenya’s geothermal potential to provide power to about 500,000 households and 300,000 businesses.

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power


22/10/2014 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Cap-Vert ont signé hier, 20 octobre 2014 à Abidjan, un accord de prêt de 15 millions d’euros. Ce montant est destiné à financer la deuxième phase du Programme d’appui à la gouvernance des entreprises publiques et de la promotion des investissements (PAGEPPI 2).

Categories: Cape Verde, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Partnerships


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