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16/01/2018 - As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school children in Nigeria.

The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of agriculture to secondary school children.

Categories: Nigeria, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries


16/01/2018 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Monday, January 16, received the Order of the Star of Africa with the Grade of Grand Band of the Republic of Liberia, during an investiture ceremony hosted by Liberian Head of State, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the C. Cecil Dennis Auditorium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Monrovia, Liberia.

Categories: Liberia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


16/01/2018 - The African Development Bank is launching the 2018 edition of its yearly flagship report, the African Economic Outlook (AEO), on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at its headquarters in Abidjan. As a leading African institution, the Bank is the first to provide headline numbers on Africa’s macroeconomic performance and outlook.


16/01/2018 - The first meeting of the High Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM) highlighted regional migration priorities and actionable commitments that will lead to the successful implementation of the work plan of the Panel in preparation of the final report.

Categories: Liberia


16/01/2018 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on 16 January 2018, announced the conclusion of a settlement agreement with GH Management Consultants and its managing partner, Mr. George HANIN. An investigation undertaken by the Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption of the AfDB established that GH Management had engaged in fraudulent practices in bidding for and executing a contract providing consultancy services in the context of the AfDB-financed Statistics and Public Finance Institutional Support Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo: GH Management falsified its past experience in order to qualify for the tender.


14/01/2018 - The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, will host the inaugural meeting of the High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM), in Monrovia on Monday, January 15, 2018. Participants include the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe.

Categories: Liberia, The President


14/01/2018 - Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, will commission the new office complex of the African Development Bank in Abuja on January 18, 2018, consolidating the country’s position as the Bank’s largest shareholder.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


12/01/2018 - Réunis le 9 novembre 2017 au siège de la Banque africaine de développement à Abidjan, pour s’essayer au leadership sur un mode ludique, plusieurs dizaines de jeunes ont participé à un nouveau jeu de société made in Africa, créé par Olubanke King Akerele, diplomate et ex-ministre du Libéria.

L’occasion de leur céder la parole et de les laisser exprimer leur vision du leadership et de l’avenir de l’Afrique, mais aussi de leur demander leur avis sur la place de la jeunesse en Afrique.

Categories: Youth


11/01/2018 - « C’est dans les moments les plus difficiles qu’on doit pouvoir compter sur ses vrais amis ».

Au seuil de la nouvelle année 2018, cette sagesse populaire prend toute son sens pour le Niger qui va bénéficier d’un don de 30 millions d’UC, l’équivalent de 43 millions de dollars américains (EU) de la part de la Banque africaine de développement.

Categories: Niger, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Youth, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries


10/01/2018 - The African Development Bank Group’s newly appointed Country Manager to Rwanda, Martha Phiri, on January 8, 2018, presented her Letters of Accreditation to Olivier J.P. Nduhungirehe, Rwanda’s Minister of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African Community.

Categories: Rwanda, Partnerships


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