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08/05/2015 - Lors de sa réunion hebdomadaire, le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 29 avril 2015, un Projet d’appui au pôle de croissance de Bagré (PAPCB), au Burkina Faso. Montant de l’aide octroyée à ce projet, qui sera déployé sur cinq ans : 16,4 milliards de FCFA (soit 30,4 millions de dollars EU), qui serviront à développer des infrastructures et des chaînes de valeur agricoles.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction, ADF


04/05/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is an implementing agency for the Global Environment Facility since 2008. The relatively young portfolio has 28 projects over 30 countries on the continent according to the 2014 AfDB and GEF annual report released on Monday, May 4. The portfolio size has been multiplied by 10 during the last five years and is now worth more than USD 200 million.

Categories: Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Private Sector, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Global Environment Facility (GEF)


23/03/2015 - A high-level Egyptian delegation led by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab briefed Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Friday, March 20 in Abidjan, urging support to the government’s ongoing economic reforms and to its ambitious development and investment programme

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education


12/03/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is actively participating in the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC), which kicks off Friday, March 13, 2015 in Sharm el-Sheikh. The international forum aims to showcase the investment opportunities offered by different key sectors of the Egyptian economy – electricity and renewable energies, water and sanitation, oil and minerals, transport, agriculture and tourism.

Categories: Egypt, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation


16/02/2015 - The Technical Review Committee of the Africa Trade Fund (AfTra) at its meeting on February 13, 2015 in Abidjan, approved funding worth more than US $1.4 million for four projects that will support trade development in Africa. AfTra, a trade-related technical assistance facility hosted by the African Development Bank, was established in 2013 to provide funding for trade facilitation, building capacity for trade institutions, and developing products and markets in Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


29/01/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) expressed on Tuesday, January 27 its support to the African Union (AU) in implementing Africa’s commitments for an accelerated agricultural growth and transformation.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries


15/12/2014 - The African Water Facility announced on December 15 that is has offered a €3.4 million grant to the Government of Mozambique to conduct a feasibility study for the development of a climate adaptation project in the lower Limpopo region.

Categories: Mozambique, African Water Facility, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change


11/12/2014 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le gouvernement mauritanien ont signé, ce 11 décembre 2014 à Abidjan, trois accords de don totalisant plus de 24 millions de dollars EU.

Ces dons, destinés à favoriser une croissance inclusive dans le pays, financeront la composante mauritanienne du Programme de renforcement de la résilience à l’insécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel, ainsi que le Projet d’appui à la gouvernance pour la promotion d’une croissance inclusive et le Projet d’appui à la formation et l’emploi des jeunes dans le pays.

Categories: Mauritania, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development


10/12/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group, during its ordinary sitting on Tuesday December 10, 2014 in Abidjan, approved the second phase of Uganda’s Markets and Agricultural Trade Improvement Program (MATIP 2), aimed to reconstruct an additional 11 of the remaining 14 markets in four regions in the country.

Categories: Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries


28/11/2014 - The African Development Bank has released the latest edition of The West Africa Monitor Quarterly.

“West Africa’s growth remains strong, but it is likely to slow down, mostly due to the drop in oil and mineral prices”, says Emanuele Santi, AfDB regional economist for West Africa.

Categories: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Niger, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Gambia, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Benin, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Ebola, Economic & Financial Governance, Information & Communication Technology


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