Policy Key Principles

Openness and transparency are key principles of the policy. 'Openness' reflects our willingness and availability to engage with stakeholders, and the provision of effective platforms and instruments for such engagement. Read more

Appeals Process

  • Information Disclosure Committee (IDC)
  • Appeals Panel
  • How to Appeal… Read more


"The policy is a reaffirmation of the Bank Group’s commitment, to carry out its development activities in an open and transparent manner..."

AfDB's former VP SG

DAI Request Form

Please use this form to request documents that you have not been able to find on our website. Access the form


  • What is the main difference between the current DAI Policy (2012) and the Bank’s previous disclosure policy (2005)?
  • Why does the policy restrict some types of information from disclosure? Read more