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28/03/2017 - As a sign of their healthy relations, the Ivoirian Government on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Abidjan, partnered with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other development players, to commemorate World Water Day.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


28/03/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina and Senior Official of the Bank will make a four-day official visit to India beginning on Thursday, March 30, 2017 to engage Indian authorities on cooperation and review facilities put in place for the 2017 Annual Meetings.

Categories: India, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, The President


27/03/2017 - “Africa will develop on its own terms, not based on the benevolence of others. And that is the only way we can make development faster and driven by our own needs – with a deep sense of urgency and responsibility.” These were the words of African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina, who delivered the keynote address on Monday, March 27, 2017 in Abidjan, as part of a week-long conference on emerging markets organized by the Government of Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Youth, Employment, The President


  • From: 06/04/2017
  • To: 07/04/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting a Partnerships Conference on April 6-7, 2017, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. It will create a platform for the Bank to present its experience so far in scaling up investments and leveraging donor resources in the Bank’s High 5 priority areas identified as having the most development impact for its Ten Year Strategy 2013–2022.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Private Sector, Education, Human Capital Development, Youth


27/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Commission and other partners, organized a two-day workshop under the title “Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access in Ghana” on March 23-24, 2017 in Accra. The purpose of this Action Learning Event was to explore the policy related to mini-grids and facilitate a discussion that will enhance the successful implementation of policies that will encourage widespread mini-grid build-out and ultimately universal energy access in Ghana. More than 100 participants were present from government officials, key players in the private sector and development partners.

Categories: Partnerships, Energy & Power


  • From: 28/03/2017
  • To: 30/03/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The Government of Côte d'Ivoire and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in partnership with the African Development Bank Group and the World Bank, is holding the second edition of the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa (ICEA 2017), in Abidjan from March 28 to 30, 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire, under the theme “The implementation of plans for emergence in Africa”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Private Sector


24/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group participated in the 12th CII-Exim Bank Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership, which was held in New Delhi, March 9-10, 2017. The CII-EXIM Bank Conclave is the India’s largest Africa-focused annual business event. The initiative was launched in 2005 by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with EXIM Bank of India, with the support of the Ministry of External Affairs and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

Categories: India, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Partnerships


24/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated in the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) Annual Meetings from February 20 to 24, 2017 in Marrakech, under the theme “Aligning Africa Transport Policies with the Sustainable Development Goals.” The meeting brought together 150 delegates from 31 African countries, who shared perspectives on best practices on road transport.

Categories: Morocco, Transport, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector


24/03/2017 - Au premier jour de la dixième édition des Rencontres internationales des partenariats public-privé (PPP), qui se déroulaient les 22 et 23 mars 2017 à Paris, en France, le Hub régional pour les PPP en Afrique du Nord de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a organisé un atelier de travail, intitulé « Opportunités et perspectives des PPP en Afrique du Nord ».

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Private Sector, Infrastructure


24/03/2017 - South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma has called on his fellow African and world leaders “to prioritize access to water and sanitation.”

Speaking in Durban South Africa during a joint event to commemorate World Water Day and launch the 2017 World Water Development Report, Zuma said: "the bleak global picture presented in the 2017 World Water Development Report requires world leaders to urgently prioritize the improvement of access to essential water and sanitation services."

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


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