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20/02/2019 - The African Development Bank has kicked off a feasibility study to explore the potential of electricity cooperative business models in Nigeria and Ethiopia. The effort is part of the Bank’s goal of achieving universal electricity access across Africa by 2025. Currently, power shortages diminish the region’s GDP growth by 2-4% per year, holding back job creation and poverty reduction efforts.

Categories: Nigeria, Ethiopia, Africa Energy Market Place, Africa Energy Market Place


20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?

The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.

Categories: Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


18/02/2019 - La Banque africaine de développement, en collaboration avec le ministère de la Femme et de la famille de Djibouti, et le Fonds des Nations unies pour la Population (FNUAP), a dévoilé les résultats préliminaires du Profil genre de la République de Djibouti. Celui-ci est destiné à établir un diagnostic actualisé de toutes les disparités de genre dans le pays et proposer des recommandations en vue de pallier à ces inégalités.

Categories: Djibouti


18/02/2019 - The leadership teams of the African Union (AU) Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB), led by Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the President of the AfDB, Akinwumi A. Adesina, respectively, held a high-level consultative meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12 February 2019.

Categories: Ethiopia, The President


11/02/2019 - The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners today launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


08/02/2019 - A third round of two-week masterclasses on entrepreneurship, business development and financial management for women entrepreneurs organized by the African Development Bank in partnership with Entreprenarium, kicked off Thursday in Kenya, under the Bank’s flagship Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program.

Categories: Kenya


08/02/2019 - The Commissioner for Economic Affairs at the African Union Commission, Victor Harison, has described the 2019 African Economic Outlook (AEO) as an important forecast for African policy makers to build their yearly economic projections and planning.

Categories: Ethiopia


06/02/2019 - More than half of donor-funded food safety initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa are focused on overseas markets, with less than half on domestic consumers, a new report from the Global Food Safety Partnership has found.

Categories: Ethiopia


  • From: 11/02/2019 12:30
  • To: 11/02/2019 14:00
  • Location: The African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

African leaders will gather at a side event of the 32nd African Union Summit, to launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


17/01/2019 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed financing agreements worth €115 million with the Government of Rwanda to support the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Programme as additional financing. The funding, which comprises €114.27 million from the AfDB window and €0.8 million from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund, augments the original financing of €104 million AfDB loan and €43 million Africa Growing Together Fund loan approved by the Bank’s Board in 2017.

Categories: Rwanda, Water Supply & Sanitation, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


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