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16/06/2014 - President Donald Kaberuka of the African Development Bank (AfDB) participated on 15 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal, in a summit on financing infrastructure in Africa. Entitled "Unleashing Africa’s infrastructure potential," the Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) aimed to mobilize stakeholders around efforts made by the African Union (AU) and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme to accelerate the implementation of priority regional infrastructure projects.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Partnerships, NEPAD, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


  • From: 14/06/2014
  • To: 15/06/2014
  • Location: Dakar, Senegal

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will play a key role in a summit on financing infrastructure in Africa, to be held in Dakar, Senegal, on June 14 and 15, 2014. Entitled "Unleashing Africa’s infrastructure potential," the Dakar Financing Summit (DFS) aims to mobilise stakeholders around efforts made by the African Union (AU) and its New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme to accelerate the implementation of priority regional infrastructure projects.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


21/05/2014 - 2013 marked the first year of implementation of the Bank's Ten-Year Strategy for the period 2013-2022, approved in April by the Board of Directors, with the dual aims of economic inclusion and transition to green growth. Selectivity and the quest for results continue to serve as guides. In addition, the Bank stepped up efforts to consolidate resilience and set development milestones.

Categories: Rwanda, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power, Environment, Gender, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, African Legal Support Facility, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


20/05/2014 - The President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, has said that for Africa to reduce the perception of risk in infrastructure investment, much focus is needed to get things done and move to another level of development.

Categories: Rwanda, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Infrastructure, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


20/05/2014 - Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank, and Kandeh Yumkella, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative, have officially launched the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All in Africa.

Categories: Rwanda, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), NEPAD


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.

Categories: Fragile States Facility, Regional Integration, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


08/04/2014 - Following the signing of the Capacity Building Project between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development Bank during the meetings of the African Heads of State and Government held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January 2014, the AfDB formally launched the project in Centurion, South Africa, on April 7, 2014.

Categories: Ethiopia, South Africa, Energy & Power, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), Employment, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Transport, Gender, Water Supply & Sanitation


28/02/2014 - Upon his arrival in Libreville on Wednesday, February 26 for a two-day working visit, African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka was received by the President of the Republic of Gabon, Ali Bongo Ondimba, before going on to meet Gabonese businessmen.

Categories: Gabon, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Structural Transformation, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


27/02/2014 - It was in Congo that Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, began his official visit to Central Africa, on February 24, 2014. Scheduled for four days, the visit concludes in Libreville, Gabon, on February 27.

Categories: Congo, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)


30/01/2014 - Meeting at the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee (HSGOC) on the eve of the AU Summit, African Heads of State expressed their strong support and endorsement of the African Development Bank’s new Africa50 initiative.

Categories: Private Sector, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Information & Communication Technology, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation, Africa50 Infrastructure Fund, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA)



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