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27/05/2016 - The 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 42nd Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF) wound up on Friday, May 27, 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia, after five days of intense engagements on the Bank’s operations and development issues.

Categories: Zambia, India, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, President's Corner


25/05/2016 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Egypt on the sidelines of the AfDB’s Annual Meetings in Lusaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 signed two grant agreements amounting to USD 860,000 to help finance water and agriculture projects in Egypt.

Categories: Egypt, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Employment, Human Capital Development


24/05/2016 - The African Development Bank and Madagascar on Monday, May 23 2016 in Lusaka, signed a USD 1.1-million loan to support preparation of the country’s youth agricultural entrepreneurship programme.

Categories: Madagascar, Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment


23/05/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and the Gambia government on Monday, May 23, 2016 signed a USD 9 million loan agreement to finance an Agriculture Value Chains Project.

Categories: Gambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Human Capital Development


22/05/2016 - Hundreds of participants have converged on Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 42nd Meetings of the African Development Fund (ADB) Board of Governors, which takes place in the Zambian Capital from May 23 to 27, 2016.

Categories: Energy & Power, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment


21/05/2016 - The African Development Bank Group has taken bold steps to turn Africa's phenomenal youth bulge into an economic dividend by developing a strategy that would create 25 million jobs for youth on the continent as well as equip an additional 50 million in the next decade.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Youth, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Information & Communication Technology, Education


18/05/2016 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, a effectué les 16 et 17 mai 2016 une visite de travail en Guinée, sur invitation du président guinéen, Alpha Condé. Il s’agit de la première visite en Guinée du président Adesina, depuis son entrée en fonction. Adesina était accompagné dans sa visite d’une délégation dont faisait partie l’administrateur de la BAD pour la Guinée, Amadou Koné. Le président de la BAD a été reçu en audience par le Chef de l’Etat guinéen et a eu une séance de travail avec le Premier ministre Mamady Youla et plusieurs membres de son gouvernement.

Categories: Guinea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Ebola, Energy & Power, President's Corner


09/05/2016 - Swaziland has secured a US $63 million (ZAR 2.01 billion) loan to finance the second phase of the Lower Usuthu Smallholder Irrigation Project (LUSIP II) in the southeastern part of the country.

Categories: Swaziland, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Water Supply & Sanitation, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Employment, Environment, Gender, Human Capital Development


04/05/2016 - The African Development Bank Group will unveil its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s Annual Meetings scheduled to take place from May 23-27 in Lusaka, Zambia.

Categories: Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Food Production, Employment, Youth, Regional Integration, Poverty Reduction, President's Corner


03/05/2016 - A ministerial delegation from Senegal led by Amadou Ba, Minister of Economy, Finance and Planning, visited the African Development Bank (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 to strengthen cooperation with the pan-African institution.

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Youth, Employment, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Regional Integration, President's Corner


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