The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more

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17/06/2019 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina and a delegation begin a four-day official visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), at the invitation of President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, The President

15/06/2019 - WE, the Governors, representing Member Countries of the African Development Bank and State Participants of the African Development Fund (the “Bank Group”), meeting in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for the 2019 Annual Meetings from 11th to 14th June 2019 under the chairmanship of His Excellency CESAR AUGUSTO MBA ABOGO, Governor for the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Minister of Finance and Chairperson of the Boards of Governors:

Categories: Equatorial Guinea

14/06/2019 - The African Development Bank on Friday concluded its Annual Meetings, amid growing consensus that regional integration is imperative to a new phase in African prosperity.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea

14/06/2019 - A growing commitment to a free trade area deal by the continent’s leaders will spur efforts to create the world’s largest free trade zone. 

 “There’s light at the end of the tunnel,” Mukhtar Abdu, Director of the Industrial and Trade department said.

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal, ratified by 22 countries in April, a year after it was launched in Kigali, Rwanda, is designed to boost intra-African trade as part of efforts to transform regional economies.

14/06/2019 - At a special event highlighting the partnership between the African Development Bank and Korea held on the sidelines of the Bank’s Annual Meetings, the role of drone technology to boost food productivity in Africa, was on full display.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea, Korea

14/06/2019 - First, it was thanks to technology development. Korean scientists concentrated their efforts on developing new varieties of rice and succeeded in making their own high-yielding varieties.

Second, rapid technology dissemination. Over 7,000 extension agents across the country had been dedicated to achieving the national goal of rice self-sufficiency. As a result, the new varieties could grow on 70 percent of the total rice paddy area in five years.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea, Korea

14/06/2019 - La Directrice Générale Adjointe de la Banque pour l’Afrique de l’Est, Nwabufo Nnenna, et le Ministre des Finances et du Budget des Comores, Saïd-Ali-Saïd Chayhane, ont signé, jeudi, un accord de financement supplémentaire de 8,63 millions d’euros, en marge des Assemblées annuelles de la Banque à Malabo, en Guinée équatoriale.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea

13/06/2019 - The African Development Bank remains strong with growing operating revenues and allocable income generated since 2010 reaching $2.5 billion, the Bank Group’s Treasurer, Hassatou Diop N'sele, stated on Thursday.

Categories: Equatorial Guinea, Energy & Power, Gender, Green Bonds Program

13/06/2019 - At a ceremony held on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, 12 June, the president of Gambia, Adama Barrow, was awarded the Great Builder Super Prize – The Africa Road Builders Babacar Ndiaye Trophy 2019, for his personal leadership in building the Senegambia bridge that links Gambia to Senegal.

Categories: Gambia, Equatorial Guinea

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