04/12/2013 - On Tuesday, December 3, the African Development Bank Group’s Board of Directors approved US $55.27 million for the Food Security Consolidation through Development of Irrigation Farming Project (PRESA/DCI) in Mali. The project aims at enhancing sustainable increase in agricultural output and productivity through efficient management of irrigation infrastructure and development of value chains for growth-oriented crop sectors.
28/11/2013 - With African Development Bank (AfDB) support, six African nations – Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Mali and Mozambique – made it through a global competition run by the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to provide dedicated funding to engage the private sector in effective climate solutions. The seven project concepts endorsed for full project development in Africa focus on forests in Burkina Faso, DRC and Ghana, renewable energy in Kenya and Mali, and climate resilience in Mozambique.
08/11/2013 - Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), completed on Thursday, November 7, in N’Djamena, Chad, the last leg of a tour that took him to four countries in the Sahel. In each of these countries – Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad – Kaberuka reiterated the AfDB’s commitment to help consolidate social and economic advancements despite new threats facing the region.
06/11/2013 - At a press conference on November 5, 2013 in Bamako, Mali, during his tour to the Sahel, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, said the joint mission of donors was an important step toward effective coordination to help the region face a complex and multidimensional crisis.
05/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will grant $4 billion to the Sahel to make it a region of stability of economic growth. This pronouncement was made by AfDB President Donald Kaberuka on November 5 in Bamako, Mali, at the Ministerial Meeting to establish a platform of coordination for the United Nations integrated strategy for the Sahel. The AfDB President was in the region within the framework of a joint mission of the AfDB, United Nations, World Bank, African Union and European Union. He also paid visits to Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad.
05/11/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, arrived in Bamako, Mali, on Monday, November 4 as part of an official tour of the Sahel region, with visits to Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad. In those countries, Kaberuka was scheduled to meet with authorities, and with communities, on matters of development and security, within the framework of a joint mission involving other development partners. In particular, Kaberuka was expected to reiterate the AfDB’s commitment to supporting efforts to stabilize the region.
04/11/2013 - Avec sa stratégie décennale 2013-2022 “Au cœur de la transformation de l’Afrique”, la Banque africaine de développement promeut plus que jamais le développement des compétences en lien avec les opportunités d’emplois et la compétitivité.
03/11/2013 - The problem of water resources in the Sahel is one of the major concerns for the African Development Bank. This challenge threatens agriculture, animal farming and food security for this region.
Categories: Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Niger, Chad, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, African Water Facility
03/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has been engaged in Mali for nearly 40 years with an active portfolio amounting to 100 billion CFA francs.
03/11/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) est engagée de longue date dans l’agriculture et l’élevage au Sahel. L’agriculture sahélienne est essentiellement pluviale et extensive. Elle est fortement affectée par les aléas et variations climatiques. Seulement 5% des terres sont aménagés dans le Sahel en maitrise totale de l’eau.