News & Events
16/04/2015 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) participated at the Validation Meeting for the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Acceleration Strategy Action Plan (PAS) and the preparatory meeting for the launching of the Continental Business Network (CBN) held in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, from April 9 to 10, 2015. The Bank’s delegation was led by Mohammed Hassan, Coordinator for the ICA for Africa, and comprised Shem Simuyemba, Chief Infrastructure Economist, and Mtchera Chirwa, Chief Infrastructure & PPP Specialist, from the NEPAD, Regional Integration and Trade Department.
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.
- 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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.