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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

27/11/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank have completed a seminar on improving the hydrological and meteorological systems in Africa. These are systems for capturing weather and climate data and disseminating information to users for decision support development planning. Coming under the auspices of the recently launched ClimDev-Special Fund (CDSF), the AfDB hosted the World Bank team consisting of Vladimir Tsirkunov and Makoto Suwa from the Hydromet Program at the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR).

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Health, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure

20/11/2014 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) held high-level discussions in Abidjan on Thursday, November 20 with a view to addressing challenges faced by Africa’s smallholder farmers.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector

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