News & Events
11/12/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on Wednesday, December 11 a US $20 million Trade Finance Line of Credit for the Company for Habitat and Housing in Africa/Shelter Afrique (SHAF) to boost the availability of Trade Finance (TF) instruments to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) involved in real estate and construction related activities in Africa.
11/12/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in Tunis, two grants and a loan amounting to US $105.26 million (UA 70.14 million) to finance the Lovua-Tshikapa section of the Batshamba-Tshikapa road project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
09/12/2013 - Donald Kaberuka, président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), a lancé un vibrant appel aux chefs d’Etat réunis à Paris, dans le cadre du Sommet de l’Élysée, pour soutenir la nouvelle initiative de la BAD qui entend mobiliser des ressources, le fonds Africa50.
05/12/2013 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Donald Kaberuka, animera un petit-déjeuner de presse dans le cadre du Sommet de l’Elysée sur la paix et la sécurité en Afrique, le vendredi 6 décembre 2013 à 9h30 au Press Club de France, logé à l’hôtel Pullman Montparnasse, 19, rue du Commandant Mouchotte, 75014.
04/12/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessionary arm of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, approved on Tuesday, December 3 a loan of US $65.0 million and a grant of US $900,000 to Malawi, and a loan of US $7.7 million to Zambia, respectively, for a total of about US $73.6 million, for the Multinational Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase IV.
28/11/2013 - On November 27, 2013 the African Development Institute (EADI) of the African Development Bank (AfDB), in collaboration with the Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) and the Ministry of Agriculture, concluded a three-day regional workshop on food security in Sudan, which ran from November 25-27. The objective of the workshop was to discuss, debate and share experiences on challenges and opportunities for enhancement of food security in the region.
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) work in clean energy financing received some welcome recognition last week from Asian Development Bank President (ADB) Takehiko Nakao. The ADB President commended the African Development Bank for its commitment to promoting clean energy investments during the 6th annual meeting of the Asia Solar Energy Forum (ASEF) on Solar Energy Technology Trends and Opportunities held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from November 20-23.
27/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group’s (AfDB) efforts to improve sustainable energy supply and access in Africa took a leap forward with the Board of Directors’ approval of the Regional Rusumo Falls Hydropower Project.
26/11/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) participated in a two-day conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from November 24th to November 25th 2013, to assist the Republic of Guinea in its efforts to attract and secure private investment as a lever for its emergence and transformation.
25/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), in conjunction with the World Bank Group, hosted the first ever ‘Africa Day’ on Wednesday, November 20, during Law, Justice and Development (LJD) Week 2013. LJD Week is organized each year to provide a forum for legal and development practitioners, scholars, governments and civil society to discuss the critical role legal and judicial systems can play in furthering development outcomes.