News & Events
02/12/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has proved its commitment to transparency by joining the ranks of over 190 development organisations which are publishing data to the International Aid Transparency Initiative. It has been ranked No 7 out of 67 donors by a report from Publish What You Fund (PWYF) released on 24 October 2013. This ranking places the AfDB as second Multilateral Development Institution (MDB) just after the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group.
28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility
26/11/2013 - The African Development Bank on November 26, 2013 launched the 12th Edition of the African Economic Outlook in Khartoum, Sudan. The event took place at the Mamoun Beheiry Centre for Economic and Social Studies in Africa (MBC).
07/11/2013 - According to the United Nations, the current population size of 100 million in the Sahel region is expected to increase six-fold to 600 million by 2100. The high levels of population growth will increase the pressure on already limited public resources, the environment and the fragile economies of the region. Poverty and food security is expected to worsen with increasing population size putting countries in the region at risk of social and political instability.
07/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 an additional US $10 million equity investment in Atlantic Coast Regional Fund (ACRF), a 10-year US $72 million generalist private equity fund whose area of focus includes fragile states and low-income countries in Western and Central Africa.
03/11/2013 - Le Tchad a adhéré à la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le 9 août 1968. La première intervention de l’institution date du 22 mars 1974, à travers l’appui à un projet du secteur agricole : Projet d’aménagement hydro-agricole de Satégui-Déressia. De 1974 à 2013, la BAD a approuvé 89 opérations pour un montant total de 547,5 millions d’UC dans tous les secteurs de développement (agriculture, transports, secteurs sociaux, eau/assainissement, énergie, communication, gouvernance) et sur toute l’étendue du territoire.
24/10/2013 - Farmers in the North-Western region of Cameroon will benefit from a loan and a grant amounting to US$25.70 million (UA 16,800 million) approved by the African Development Bank’s Board of Directors to help finance the Grassfield Rural Infrastructure and Participatory Development Support Project, Phase II
24/10/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, 23 October 2013 in Tunis approved a combination of one loan and two grants amounting to US$ 67.19 million to finance the Oueme Valley Agricultural Infrastructure Support Project (PAIA-VO) in Benin.
23/10/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has come with concrete proposals aimed at helping Africa address the key challenges that are hampering its agricultural sector and food security in the continent.
03/10/2013 - The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Thursday, October 3 in Tunis establishing a partnership of cooperation, aimed at providing assistance to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in Africa.