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02/09/2014 - The AfDB North Africa 2014 report focuses on inclusive growth, providing an overview of the AfDB's activities in the region, along with a summary of the socio-economic situation in each of the five countries covered.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia


02/09/2014 - Dakar, le 2 septembre 2014 – Le Bureau organisation et méthode de la présidence de la République du Sénégal, en collaboration avec le Bureau régional de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) au Sénégal et le Secrétariat de la Communauté africaine de pratiques (AfCoP), organise du 2 au 4 septembre 2014 à Dakar, à l’hôtel Radisson BLU, un atelier sur le thème « La gestion axée sur les résultats de développement (GRD) et l’émergence économique ».


27/08/2014 - AfDB Group Treasurer Pierre Van Peteghem said, “One of the main pillars of the Bank’s funding strategy is its ability to diversify its funding sources by responding to investor demand across a vast array of capital markets worldwide. After the first foray of the Bank in the domestic capital market of Nigeria this past July, the launch of this 5-year bond marks the return of the Bank into the so-called ‘Kauri’ market consisting of NZD denominated securities, registered in New Zealand and issued by foreign issuers.

Categories: Economic & Financial Governance


27/08/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, and the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Luis Sambo, on Tuesday, August 26 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cementing a US $60 million Bank grant to help strengthen West Africa’s public health systems in response to the Ebola crisis.

Categories: Liberia, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


25/08/2014 - The African Development Bank released on August 21 its latest edition of the West Africa Monitor Quarterly. The report follows key socio-economic developments in the region and provides brief analysis on latest events across the countries.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


21/08/2014 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $950,000 grant for the development of the WINDIGA 20 MW Solar PV power plant in Burkina Faso. The SEFA project preparation grant will support outstanding advisory activities required for financial close, including support for the structuring of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a period of 25 years with SONABEL, the national public utility.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


21/08/2014 - The African Water Facility (AWF) offered on August 20, 2014 a €1.3 million grant to the Water Research Commission of the Republic of South Africa to improve water delivery services, an initiative that will be supported and driven by the beneficiary communities of Limpopo province. Over 20,000 people are expected to get improved access to water for domestic and agriculture purposes, among others.

Categories: South Africa, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


19/08/2014 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Monday, August 18 in Abidjan, approved a US $60 million grant investment for immediate implementation to help strengthen West Africa’s public health systems in response to the Ebola crisis.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Health, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


19/08/2014 - The African Water Facility(AWF), with the support of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center, brought together more than 40 project managers from over 15 English-speaking African countries to participate in a five day project management training in Nairobi from August 4 to 8.

Categories: Kenya, Water Supply & Sanitation, African Water Facility


15/08/2014 - “We share the plight of the Governments of the West Africa region in fighting the Ebola Virus Disease. The African Development Bank stands ready to support all countries in the region to stop the spread of this deadly virus and strengthen health systems capabilities,” said African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka at the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit last week in Washington, DC, at a gathering of 50 African Heads of State and Government.

Categories: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United States of America, Health, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure


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