News & Events
06/12/2013 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le Sénégal ont signé, le 2 décembre 2013 à Dakar, trois accords de prêts et de don, portant sur un total de 23,6 milliards de FCFA. Amadou Ba, ministre sénégalais de l’Economie et des Finances ainsi que gouverneur de la BAD pour le Sénégal, et Leila Mokaddem, représentante résidente de la BAD au Sénégal, ont cosigné lesdits accords.
28/11/2013 - The Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund (ZimFund) is a short- to medium-term infrastructure development program which supports Zimbabwe’s economic recovery by improving the quality of life of ordinary citizens, particularly the poor.
28/11/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Tunis on Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in Tunis, and approved US $161.92 million to finance the reinforcement of socio-economic infrastructure in the Central Region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Infrastructure, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Education, Poverty Reduction, ADF, Fragile States Facility
22/11/2013 - The Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) Project in Monrovia funded by the African Water Facility (AWF) was showcased and recognized on November 21 and 22 as one of 17 outstanding climate innovations during the UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland.
19/11/2013 - November 14 marked a milestone in the history of Zaria, Kaduna State, with the launch of its $480 million Water Supply, Expansion and Sanitation Project. The start-up was launched at the site of the newly built water treatment plant in a ceremony with the Governor of Kaduna State; the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris; Ajisegiri Benson, representative of the Minister for Water Resources; and the Country Director of the African Development Bank as guests of honour.
08/11/2013 - The United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced Wednesday the selection of the Monrovia Fostering Innovative Sanitation and Hygiene (FISH) project as one of the 17 Lighthouse Activities to be showcased at the November 2013 UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw, Poland.
08/11/2013 - The African Water Facility (AWF) signed a €1 million grant in favour of the Ghanaian NGO Training, Research and Networking for Development (TREND) to support an innovative sanitation scheme. The project, which is a tripartite collaboration among TREND, Safi Sana Ghana Limited and the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly, is designed to turn waste into bio-fertilizer and energy, whilst providing affordable and sustainable sanitation services for the unsewered urban poor communities of Ashaiman district of Accra.
07/11/2013 - C’est de la tribune de l’Assemblée nationale que le président de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Donald Kaberuka, s’est adressé le 6 novembre aux populations du Niger, et partant de tout le Sahel, pour leur réaffirmer la solidarité de la BAD à leurs efforts pour juguler les crises anciennes et nouvelles auxquelles la région fait face. Kaberuka était à Niamey, deuxième étape d’une mission conjointe dans la région du Sahel, en compagnie avec d’autres partenaires au développement.
05/11/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Donald Kaberuka, arrived in Bamako, Mali, on Monday, November 4 as part of an official tour of the Sahel region, with visits to Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad. In those countries, Kaberuka was scheduled to meet with authorities, and with communities, on matters of development and security, within the framework of a joint mission involving other development partners. In particular, Kaberuka was expected to reiterate the AfDB’s commitment to supporting efforts to stabilize the region.
03/11/2013 - The problem of water resources in the Sahel is one of the major concerns for the African Development Bank. This challenge threatens agriculture, animal farming and food security for this region.
Categories: Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Niger, Chad, Water Supply & Sanitation, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, African Water Facility