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21/02/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the establishment of a Rockefeller Trust Fund to be hosted by the Bank.

Categories: Partnerships, The High 5s


  • From: 25/02/2018
  • To: 28/02/2018
  • Location: Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark

A high level African Development Bank delegation led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, will early next week visit four Nordic countries as part of efforts to further accelerate the implementation of the High 5s, which are crucial in transforming the lives of African peoples, in line with the United Nations agenda on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Categories: Finland, The President


  • From: 22/02/2018
  • To: 23/02/2018
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA

President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Akinwumi Adesina, will be the Distinguished Speaker at the 2018 US Agricultural Outlook Forum, to be held from February 22-23, 2018, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Categories: United States of America, The President


  • From: 20/02/2018
  • To: 20/02/2018

Mardi 20 février 2018, a lieu le lancement officiel d'un nouveau rapport conjoint de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE) et de la Banque africaine de développement, intitulé Flux financiers illicites, L'économie du commerce illicite en Afrique de l'Ouest, au Centre de Conférence de l'OCDE à Paris, en France.

Categories: Partnership on Illicit Finance


19/02/2018 - The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.

Categories: Sudan, Private Sector, Poverty Reduction


  • From: 20/02/2018
  • To: 22/02/2018
  • Location: Dakar, Senegal

A donor pre-engagement on Gambia’s new National Development Plan (NDP), is scheduled to take place in Dakar, Senegal from 20 to 22 February 2018.

Categories: Senegal


16/02/2018 - Scientific Research and Technology are expected to play a huge role in development and industrialization in the coming years. They are strategic to Africa's industrialization and can enable the continent to leapfrog to the fourth industrial revolution.

Categories: Information & Communication Technology


15/02/2018 - African Ministers and heads of delegations attending the third Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa in Cairo, Egypt, on February 10-12, have committed to support the continent's youth to build tomorrow's society through innovation.

Categories: Egypt, Education, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, The President


15/02/2018 - A high-level technical meeting on the Global Book Alliance (GBA), organized by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA)'s Working Group on Books and Learning Materials (WGBLM) in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) successfully developed a common draft action plan around five pillars for advocating and establishing innovative and effective mechanisms within countries for the production, acquisition, distribution, management and use of textbooks and other reading materials in national languages.


15/02/2018 - The African Development Bank has updated its composite index available to Bloomberg Professional® service subscribers via {BADB Index}. The index, which is enriched with two sub-indices (BADBC and BADBX), was released in January 2018 to improve African debt market liquidity and transparency.

Categories: African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)


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