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Africa Ecological Footprint Report - Green Infrastructure for Africa's Ecological Security
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s mission is to help reduce poverty, improve living conditions for Africans and mobilize resources for the continent’s economic and social development. With this objective in mind, the institution aims at assisting African countries – individually and collectively – in their efforts to achieve sustainable economic development and social progress. Combating poverty is at the heart of the continent’s efforts to attain sustainable economic growth. To this end, the Bank seeks to stimulate and mobilize internal and external resources to promote investments as well as provide its regional member assistance. AfDB is owned by 77 members, including 53 from the region. As the continent’s premier African Development Bank (AfDB) Group borrows from capital markets for on-lending to its regional member countries. Its main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.