22/05/2013 - Following the launch in March 2013 of Open Data Platforms in 30 African countries, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched additional data platforms in the following 10 African countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Mali, Madagascar, Niger, Somalia, Sudan. This brings to forty (40) the number of African countries already connected to the Open Data network (www.afdb.org/statistics).
15/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) through its President, Donald Kaberuka, declared in Brussels the Institution’s support to the crisis exit efforts and revival of Malian economy making available to this country the amount of 240 million euros. This declaration was made at the donors’ conference on Mali hosted by France and the European Union in Belgium.
08/05/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, May 8 in Tunis, a loan of 30 billion CFA francs to the Republic of Mali. This amount will be drawn from the resources of the African Development Fund (ADF), the Bank’s concessional window, to finance an Emergency Economic Recovery Support Programme (EERSP).
25/04/2013 - A Round Table of donors for the financing of the Drinking Water Project in Bamako was held on 18-19 April 2013 in Bamako, Mali. The meeting noted significant developments in project preparation from the technical, environmental and institutional viewpoints.
10/12/2012 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the 3rd call for proposals of the Migration and Development Fund (MDF). Award amounts will range from 350,000 EUR to 500,000 EUR per project.
07/06/2012 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Donald Kaberuka, has received the United States Treasury Inaugural Development Impact Honors Award bestowed on the Mali-Senegal Road project, one of the Bank Group’s Regional multinational projects.
10/05/2012 - As Mali strives to become an emerging economy, it is focusing on energy sector reforms to support growth and improve quality of life. Renewable energy holds significant potential for scaling up across the country and promises to decrease dependence on fossil fuel imports and reduce forest degradation caused by increasing energy demands.
22/03/2012 - The African Development Bank Group and the World Bank Group, long-standing development partners of Mali, join the African Union and ECOWAS in condemning the military coup, urging a speedy resolution of the crisis, and calling for the restoration of constitutional government to preserve the development gains of the country and its people.
23/11/2011 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved on 16 November a €5 million equity investment in a private equity fund which will invest in key sectors with regional expansion potential in French-speaking West Africa.
31/10/2011 - In its continued efforts to promote economic growth and reduce poverty in Mali, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a general budget support loan of USD 53 million for the west African country.