Board Documents

04-Feb-2019

Highlights – Board Meeting of 11 December 2018 - 10 am

Management presented to the Board the main changes to the 2019-2021 Budget and Work Programme document following the Committee of the Whole meeting of 22 November 2018. These changes include a budget increase by 1.75% instead of 3.02%, and the freezing of the request for 50 additional positions pending the adjustment of those that are vacant. The Chairs of AUFI and CODE recommended that the work programmes and budgets of PAGCL, PIAC and BDEV be approved. The majority of Executive Directors congratulated Management for the new version of the document, which is more coherent, and for the...
04-Feb-2019

Highlights – Board Meeting of 11 December 2018 - 2 pm

The proposed programme seeks to contribute to the objective of economic growth and accessibility of the northern zones of Mali by improving the service level of the BouremKidal road and the living conditions of the population in the project direct impact area. Executive Directors noted that the project will create conditions for development and regional integration and will also help address security challenges. They called on Management to take measures to mitigate security, social and environmental risks and to ensure maximum economic impact for the population, especially the women and the...
04-Feb-2019

Highlights – Board Meeting of 13 December 2018 - 10 am

The proposed borrowing program consists of a maximum amount of UA 5.238 billion to be mobilized on the capital markets, and an additional amount of up to the yen equivalent of US $300 million (UA 215 million) under the Enhanced Initiative for Assistance to the Private Sector in Africa (EPSA2). Executive Directors took note of the proposal and commended Management for the initiatives and the various awards received. They appreciated the Bank's efforts to introduce local currency issues into the capital markets, but also encouraged the Bank to help countries build their domestic resource...
04-Feb-2019

Highlights – Board Meeting of 13 December 2018 - 2 pm

The above-mentioned project is a proposal to finance part of DAL Group Co Ltd's longterm investment programme (IP) for its food and agriculture operations. Board members welcomed the project's alignment with the Bank's development objectives and strategic priorities. They also welcomed the resilience and good performance of the Corporation, despite the difficult economic and political environment prevailing in the country, and requested that lessons from the project be shared. Executive Directors also stressed the need to strengthen measures to mitigate the identified risks, namely credit...
04-Feb-2019

Highlights – Board Meeting of 14 December 2018

This approach paper relates to the independent evaluation of the Implementation of the Bank’s DBDM. The Board noted that the approach paper incorporate guidance that was obtained from Governors during the Governors’ Consultative Committee (GCC) meeting in Rome on 5th December. The Board urged the evaluator to consider full assessment of the fifth pillar of the DBDM reforms; namely, Improving financial performance and increase development impact and to consider elements of financial performance beyond disbursements and use innovative methods to measure development impact. The Board welcomed...
31-Jan-2019

Provisional Agenda for the Meeting of the ADF Board – Wednesday 30 January 2019 - 10:00 A.M.

31-Jan-2019

Provisional Agenda for the Meeting of the ADB Board – Wednesday 30 January 2019 - 10:00 A.M.

29-Jan-2019

AfDB - Statement of voting powers as at 30 November 2018

29-Jan-2019

ADF - Statement of voting powers as at 31 December 2018

29-Jan-2019

Board Rolling Agenda of Meetings February - May 2019

18-Jan-2019

Multinational - Country Strategy papers - Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019-2025

This regional integration strategy paper was prepared under the supervision of Mr. Ousmane DORE, Director-General of the Central Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office (RDGC). The technical teams worked under the direct supervision of Mr. Racine KANE, Deputy Director-General, RDGC; Mrs. Moono MUPOTOLA, Director of the Regional Integration Coordination Office (RDRI), Mr. Sibry TAPSOBA, Director of the Transition States Coordination Office (RDTS), and Mr. Hervé LOHOUES, Lead Economist (ECCE). The list of the Technical Team members, coordinated by Mr. Youssouf KONE, Regional...
11-Jan-2019

Provisional Agenda for the Meeting of the ADB Board – Wednesday 09 January 2019 - 10:00 A.M.

20-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 14 November 2018

The Board noted that the above-mentioned proposal aims to make equity investments in a diversified manner on sectors spanning roads, ports & logistics, mid-stream energy, airports, power transmission & distribution, thermal power, and renewable energy. Board members welcomed, among other things, the project’s contribution to infrastructure development and regional integration as well as its alignment with the Bank’s investment priorities. They, however, encouraged Management to ensure that the Fund managers increase focus on renewable energy, gender inclusiveness, and ensure high...
20-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 27 November 2018

The Board noted that the above-mentioned project seeks to improve the quality of road infrastructure and contribute to improving the living conditions of the populations in direct influence area of the programme. Board members stressed the need for a clear identification of the activities financed by the Bank under the project in order to better measure their impact. They also called for an in-depth analysis of the environmental and social risks associated with this intervention in order to take appropriate measures, if necessary. Executive Directors further invited Management to take...
20-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 29 November 2018

Board members welcomed the project that seeks to provide better access to electricity for rural populations in Nigeria. They noted the challenges related to the transmission and distribution of electricity in the country and invited Management to find appropriate solutions. Executive Directors also urged Management to take the necessary measures to ensure the sustainability of the project, to engage with the private sector for greater involvement and to pay particular attention to gender issues, fair pricing and coordination with other development partners, including the World Bank. At the...
14-Dec-2018

Sierra Leone - Project Freetown Wash and Aquatic Environment Revamping Project - Appraisal Report

The Freetown WASH & Aquatic Environment Revamping Project covers the greater Freetown area, the capital city of Sierra Leone. The project aims at contributing 15% increase in access to safe water supply and 7% increase in access to improved sanitation in Sierra Leone. The project also includes measures to institutionalise the Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) approach and in particular provide for sustainable management of the Freetown peninsular water-shed. The project total cost is estimated at UA135.12 million, including Fund’s contribution of UA10.00 million. The project will...
14-Dec-2018

Mali - Project for the economic empowerment of women in the shea butter subsector (PAEFFK) – Appraisal report

The Shea Butter Subsector offers the greatest potential for increasing incomes, reducing gender and development inequalities and ensuring inclusive growth in southern, central and western Mali. The Government of Mali has therefore requested financial support from the Bank to implement the Project for the Empowerment of Women in the Shea Butter Subsector (PAEFFK), especially in the Segou, Sikasso, Kayes and Koulikoro regions, where some 50,000 women belong to 400 cooperative associations working in the subsector, most of which are informal. The Project aims to increase women’s income and...
12-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 31 October 2018

The above-mentioned project is a Risk Participation Agreement (RPA) that seeks to contribute to reducing the trade finance gap in Africa and to promote inclusive and diversified economic growth through support for industrialization, increased intraAfrican trade and greater regional integration. Executive Directors welcomed the project but urged Management to ensure that the right beneficiaries are reached, namely African Issuing Banks, SMEs and local enterprises in 26 RMCs, including low-income countries (LICs). They also called on the Bank to guard against possible market distortions, ensure...
12-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 2 November 2018

The project presented by Management seeks a loan and a partial risk guarantee to finance the Productivity Enhancement Program of the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), a state structure primarily responsible for the national cocoa industry of Ghana. Board members welcomed the strategic importance of this project to strengthen the cocoa sector in Ghana, which represents a decisive sector in the country's economy. Some Board members requested clarification on COCOBOD's financial situation and institutional capacity. In addition, the Board raised concerns about the ongoing integrity due diligence by...
12-Dec-2018

Highlights – Board Meeting of 5 November 2018

The Board noted that the above-mentioned project aims to expand the capacity of Rabat Salé airport, improve the quality of service to passengers and users, and contribute to the tourism and economic development of the project's area of influence. Board members welcomed, among other things, the project's contribution to increasing the country's GDP, creating jobs and opening up Rabat. They were given assurances as to the alignment of the project with the "Industrialize Africa" Strategy, in terms of additionality and requested that Management submit a written response on Morroco risks exposure...