Publications

18-Jul-2019

Food Balance Sheets - Kenya - 2014-2018 Results

The FBS is a national accounting/statistical framework, presenting a comprehensive picture of the pattern of a country’s food supply during a specified reference period. It is useful in tracking progress against some of the established development goals, such the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It also acts as a monitoring and evaluation tool for national agricultural policies. One of the main applications of FBS is to calculate derived indicators which can be used to analyse a wide range of concepts, including hunger, malnutrition, import dependence and food self-sufficiency. Among the...
18-Jul-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - May 2019

The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 8.2% in May 2019 compared to May 2018 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 0.6% in May 2019 compared to April 2019.
18-Jul-2019

Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI) COMESA - May 2019

The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 21.1% for the month of May 2019, up from 20.2% registered in April 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 19. 8%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 2. 4% for the month of May 2019, up from 1.8% registered in April 2019. It was 1.6% in May 2018.
10-Jul-2019

Climate Finance Matters - 2019

04-Jul-2019

Somalia - Consumer Price Index - February 2019

The All Groups CPI was 110.75 in the month of February 2019, compared with 109.62 in the month of January 2019. The monthly change, February 2019 compared to January 2019, was an increase of 1.03 percent (1.03 index points). This is compared to a monthly decrease of -1.39 percent in the previous month of January 2019. The most significant monthly price increases were Health group (+15.33percent). This was mainly due to increases in medical services of the out-patient services consultation.
04-Jul-2019

HCPI – COMESA Monthly News Release - April 2019

COMESA region annual inflation rate stood at 20.2% in April 2019. The year on year, inflation rate (annual percentage change) in the COMESA region as measured by the Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI-COMESA) stood at 20.2% for the month of April 2019, marginally up from 20.7% registered in March 2019. A year earlier, the rate was 19. 6%. The month on month inflation rate in the COMESA region as measured by HCPI-COMESA stood at 1. 8% for the month of April 2019, up from 1.4% registered in March 2019. It was 2.2% in March 2018.
04-Jul-2019

SADC Harmonised Consumer Price Indices (HCPI) - April 2019

The SADC Region registered annual inflation rate of 7.9% in April 2019 compared to April 2018 as measured by the HCPI. Month on Month inflation rate registered an increase of 0.6% in April 2019 compared to March 2019.
04-Jul-2019

Somaliland - Monthly Consumer Price Index - February 2019

This publication provides monthly Consumer Price Indices of Somaliland composite which is based on two main market baskets of Hargeisa urban households and Hargeisa was further sampled into 124 outlets. However, the current Consumer Price Index was constructed the results of the 2012 Somaliland Household budget survey (SHS). During the exercise, markets were incorporated into the Index. Only the household final consumption expenditure data for the Hargeisa domain were analyzed and used to compute the Somaliland CPI weights. The CPI is now classified as an international standard, referring to...
28-Jun-2019

Integrating climate change and natural resource management for sustainable development in Africa

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) was established on the eve of the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to help tackle our planet’s most pressing environmental problems. Today, the GEF is an international partnership of 183 countries, international institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector that addresses global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives. The GEF administers several funds, mainly the GEF Trust Fund (TF), the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) and the Special Climate Change Fund (SCCF). The GEF TF works through five Focal...
27-Jun-2019

Social Bond Newsletter - Issue 01 - June 2019

Africa is a continent of contrast, rich in natural resources, yet its people are among the poorest in the world. The image of Africa projected throughout the world is that of a continent plagued by disease, hunger, corruption, and needing development aid now and beyond the near future. However, there is another story less told, which acknowledges the challenges faced by the continent but also recognises progress made; more children at school, reduced civil and military conflicts, improved governance, a large and youthful workforce, an untapped market of 1.2 billion consumers, and an expanding...
20-Jun-2019

2018 Joint report on Multilateral Development Banks’ climate finance

This report was prepared by a group of multilateral development banks (MDBs),  composed of the African Development Bank, the Asian Development Bank,  the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Investment Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank Group, the Islamic Development Bank  and the World Bank Group. The findings, interpretations and conclusions  expressed in this work do not necessarily reflect the official views of the MDBs’  Boards of Executive Directors or the governments they represent.
17-Jun-2019

Cross-border road corridors

Most of East Africa’s infrastructure development focuses on the region surrounding Lake Victoria, extending to the Great Lakes. Road corridors in the region strengthen trade between the inland states and facilitate access to the main ports of Mombasa and Dar es Salam on the East African coast, or head South to reach the Southern Africa region and the seaport of Nacala in Mozambique. The African Development Bank has fi nanced main sections and feeder sections of 6 strategic trading corridors:  Nacala (1900km), Mtwara, (800km), North-South (from Rwanda to Zambia 2700km), Northern (2300km...
13-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Annual Report 2018 - Annexes ( Arabic )

13-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Financial Report 2018 ( Arabic )

13-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Annual Report 2018 (Arabic)

13-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Annual Report 2018 - Annexes

12-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Financial Report 2018

An entity’s system of internal control over financial reporting is a process designed to provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and the preparation of financial statements for external purposes, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. An entity’s system of internal control over financial reporting includes those policies and procedures that (i) pertain to the maintenance of records that, in reasonable detail, accurately and fairly reflect the transactions and disposals of the assets of the entity; (ii) provide reasonable assurance...
12-Jun-2019

African Development Bank Group - Annual Report 2018

In conformity with Article 32 of the Agreement Establishing the African Development Bank, and Articles 8, 11, and 12 of the General Regulations adopted thereunder, and pursuant to Article 26 of the Agreement Establishing the African Development Fund and Articles 8, 11, and 12 of the General Regulations adopted thereunder, the Boards of Directors of the Bank and of the Fund hereby submit to the Boards of Governors the Annual Report and the Financial Report of the African Development Bank and the African Development Fund  Standing, from left to right: Secretary General Vincent O....
12-Jun-2019

Financial Report 2018

The capital stock of the Bank is composed of paid-up and callable capital. The paid-up capital is the amount of capital payable over a period determined by the Board of Governors’ resolution approving the relevant General Capital Increase. The Bank’s callable capital is subject to payment as and when required by the Bank, to meet its obligations arising from borrowing of funds for inclusion in its ordinary capital resources, or guarantees chargeable to such resources. Thus, the callable capital of the Bank acts as protection for holders of bonds or guarantees issued by the Bank, in the...
12-Jun-2019

Annual Report 2018

The Bank Group Annual Report 2018 is the annual report submitted by the Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank (Bank) and the African Development Fund (Fund) to the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund.