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29/01/2016 - The Government of Rwanda and the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, signed a US $1-million (RWF 753-million) emergency assistance grant to Burundian refugees in Rwanda.

Categories: Burundi, Rwanda, Human Capital Development, Fragile States Facility


09/12/2015 - Zimbabwe and Chad will benefit from combined grants amounting to US $53.24 million approved by Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, December 9, for the funding of a water project and a financial reform programme, respectively.

Categories: Chad, Zimbabwe, Water Supply & Sanitation, ADF, Fragile States Facility, Economic & Financial Governance, Human Capital Development, Infrastructure, Finance


07/12/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched its Development Effectiveness Review 2015 on Sierra Leone on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 in Freetown. The Development Effectiveness Review 2015 for Sierra Leone provides a comprehensive report on the Bank’s performance in the country and tracks how the Bank’s operations have contributed to Sierra Leone’s development results. The review also assesses how the Bank has performed as an organisation with a presence in Sierra Leone.

Categories: Sierra Leone, Quality Assurance & Results, Fragile States Facility, Ebola, Health, Education, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, ADF


02/12/2015 - On Tuesday, December 1, the Transition Support Department of the African Development Bank launched a Brainstorming Series on Fragility, Resilience and the High 5s for Africa at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. The High 5s are priorities intended to accelerate the implementation of the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Fragile States Facility, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Education, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology


26/11/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Sudan, in collaboration with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), launched, on Monday, November 22, the Sudan component of Phase II of the Drought Resilience and Sustainable Livelihood Program for the Horn of Africa (DRSLP-II).

Categories: Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Fragile States Facility, Education, Partnerships


24/11/2015 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 19 décembre 2015, en faveur de l’Union des Comores, un don destiné au financement du Projet de renforcement des capacités institutionnelles (PRCI) Phase II.

Categories: Comoros, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Fragile States Facility


19/11/2015 - The work under African Development Fund’s 13th replenishment (ADF-13) is on track and on target: this was the collective message when ADF Deputies and AfDB Group Senior Management convened in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire from November 11 to 13, 2015 to review its progress half-way through its implementation. They were joined at this Mid-Term Review by representatives from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Malawi – all ADF-eligible borrowing countries – as well as observers from other International Financial Institutions such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Categories: Ghana, Malawi, Côte d’Ivoire, ADF, Fragile States Facility, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


23/10/2015 - On October 21, 2015, the African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors approved a US $33.3-million grant to set up a Post Ebola Recovery Social Investment Fund (PERSIF) intended to support the implementation of the National Post Ebola Recovery strategies of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Categories: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Health, Human Capital Development, Youth, Fragile States Facility, Ebola, Partnerships


22/10/2015 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Transition Support Department co-hosted a workshop with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on October 19, 2015. The event was part of a series of consultative workshops by the OECD, to refine the concept and dimensions of a new model of fragility, in preparation for the “States of Fragility Report 2016”.

Categories: Fragile States Facility, Partnerships


01/06/2015 - The Transition Support Department (ORTS) of the African Development Bank kicked off Day 1 of the Bank’s 2015 Annual Meetings on Monday, May 25 by hosting the International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding’s (IDPS) 2014 New Deal Monitoring Report (NDMR) launch. The IDPS was created in 2008 to provide a platform on which countries facing fragility could have an equal voice with development partners in setting the peace-building and state-building agenda.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Fragile States Facility, Partnerships


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