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.
09/04/2015 - The African Development Bank’s Transition Support Department (ORTS) hosted jointly with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) the launching of the 2015 edition of the OECD report States of Fragility 2015: Meeting Post-2015 Ambitions on Wednesday, April 8 in the Bank’s Abidjan headquarters.
02/07/2014 - The Government of Rwanda, spearheading an African Union-led initiative, and the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) have signed an agreement aimed at providing at least EUR 50 million (approx. USD 70 million) within an Africa-wide resource mobilization initiative. The initiative will finance improved access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in Africa. The agreement was signed on the fringes of the 23rd AU Summit held from 26-27 June 2014 In Malabo (Equatorial Guinea).
27/06/2014 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Côte d’Ivoire, respectivement représentés par Janvier Kpourou Litse, directeur en charge du Nepad, de l’Intégration régionale et du commerce et Nialé Kaba, ministre ivoirien en charge de l’Economie et des Finances, ont procédé le 25 juin 2014 à Abidjan, à la signature de protocoles de dons relatifs au Programme d’appui au renforcement de l’inclusion et de la cohésion sociale (PARICS).
23/06/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on 23 June 2014 in Tunis a US$22 million grant from its Fragile States Facility for the Jiji and Mulembwe Hydroelectric Plant Project in Burundi. Representing the largest investment in Burundi in the post-war period, the project is also one of the largest investments made in the country’s energy infrastructure since the 1980s.
19/06/2014 - The Board of Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on June 18, 2014 in Tunis the AfDB’s new Strategy for “Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience in Africa (2014-2019)”. The Strategy aims to place the institution at the center of Africa’s efforts to address fragility and pave the way for a more resilient and inclusive development trajectory.
18/04/2014 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group met on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in Tunis and approved a revised framework for the selection and prioritization of regional operations. The revised Regional Operations Selection and Prioritization Framework aims at selecting the most relevant operations eligible for funding under the Regional Operations incentive mechanism based on cost-sharing financing where the countries contribute to a portion of project costs from their Performance Based Allocations (PBAs) while the Bank finances the remaining portion.
04/04/2014 - A joint commitment under the theme of “Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace” was at the centre of the African and European leaders meeting in Brussels on Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3, 2014.
20/12/2013 - The AfDB Board of Directors, on 17 December 2013 in Tunis, approved US$ 34.8 million grant resources from its Fragile State Facility (FSF) to finance the Public Financial and Macroeconomic Management Capacity Project (PFMMCBP) in Sudan.
17/12/2013 - Les relations de l’Afrique avec la France et l’Europe sont à un tournant historique, a estimé Donald Kaberuka, président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), lors d’une conférence de presse organisée à Paris, dans la matinée du 6 décembre 2013, à quelques heures de l’ouverture du Sommet de l’Elysée pour la Paix et la Sécurité en Afrique, que présidait François Hollande.