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21/09/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has approved a grant of US $1 million to Liberia, to provide technical assistance to its fast-growing wood processing industry.

Categories: Liberia, Private Sector, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


21/09/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank gave the green light for the launch of the second phase of the Mano River Union (UFM) programme, which would improve roads and facilitate transport between Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


20/09/2018 - “Given the size of its markets, growth, and huge potential across multiple sectors, Africa cannot be ignored.” This was the African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina’s message at a public and private sector investor roundtable on Thursday in Calgary.

Categories: Canada, Partnerships, The President


20/09/2018 - The African Development Institute (ECAD), a knowledge promotion and capacity development department of the African Development Bank, and the Embassy of South Africa in Cote d’Ivoire have successfully hosted the Nelson Mandela Centenary Public Lecture, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on September 17, 2018.

Categories: South Africa


  • From: 25/09/2018
  • To: 27/09/2018
  • Location: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana

The African Development Bank and Purdue University are organizing the Scale Up Conference on Agricultural Innovations from September 25-27, 2018, to address how to shift agricultural innovations from research institutions into the developing world, particularly Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


  • From: 26/09/2018
  • To: 26/09/2018
  • Location: Le Ndiambour Hotel, Dakar, Senegal

The African Development Bank will conduct a seminar on gender mainstreaming in climate negotiations for the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018. The knowledge and capacity building event will be held at the Le Ndiambour Hotel in Dakar.

Categories: Senegal, Climate Change, Gender


20/09/2018 - The African Development Bank Group on 20 September 2018, announces the debarment of GEO SCIENCES INTERNATIONAL SARL, a consulting firm based in Yaoundé, Cameroon, for a minimum period of 48 months.

Categories: Cameroon


19/09/2018 - African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Wednesday urged Canadian business leaders to “be part of the action and seize investment opportunities on the continent.” Adesina made the call while meeting with 80 leading representatives of the Canada-Africa Chamber of Business in Toronto.

Categories: Canada, Partnerships, The President


19/09/2018 - On an official visit to Japan, the President of the African Development Bank repeated his call for investment in agriculture and development initiatives to ensure Africa’s economic growth.


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