Denmark became a member of the African Development Fund (ADF) in 1973 and of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in 1982. Denmark’s contribution to ADF XII was of UA 77.3 million* (US $115.89 million), which represents a 51 per cent increase in UA from the level of ADF XI. Denmark’s burden share represents 1.891 per cent of ADF-XII.
- Denmark contributes DKK 75 million (US $13.4 million) to the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund to support the early recovery and development efforts in Zimbabwe. The ZimFund was approved by the Board in May 2010 and launched in March 2011 in Harare.
- Denmark contributes DKK 9.3 million (US $1.6 million) to the new Fund for Countries in Transition established in 2012.
- Denmark contributes DKK 300 million (approx. US $57 million) to “The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa” (SEFA) managed by AfDB. The Fund provides technical assistance for the preparation of bankable renewable energy projects.
- In 2010, Denmark and AfDB launched the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) to meet the investment needs of SMEs and for capacity development of financial institutions. The Bank contributed an equity participation of US $10 million and Denmark contributed US $20 million.
- The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) supports the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD IPPF) by providing a Technical Assistance in Energy and Trade to AfDB.
- 21/03/2012 - AfDB to host the Friends of Zimbabwe Roundtable in Tunis
- 15/07/2011 - AfDB and Denmark: Technical Cooperation Agreement on Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa
- 14/06/2010 - AfDB Hosts RWSSI Trust Fund Steering Committee Meeting
- 16/12/2009 - COP 15: The President Exchanges with the Group of African Negotiators
- 16/12/2009 - Climate Change: African Leaders Call for the AfDB to Play a Key Role for Africa