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23/02/2017 - The African Development Bank and the Government of Zimbabwe officially launched three projects worth US $26 million that were recently approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors. The three ventures are Alaska Karoi Transmission Reinforcement Project (US $18 million); the Youth and Women Empowerment Project (US $4 million) and the Institutional Support for State Enterprise Reform and Delivery Project (US $ 4 million).

Categories: Zimbabwe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Human Capital Development, Youth, Employment, Infrastructure


  • From: 26/02/2017
  • To: 01/03/2017
  • Location: Khartoum, Sudan

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Sudan from February 26 to March 1, 2017. He will meet top Government officials, including President Omar Al-Bashir; Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abbas; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdelgadir Ahmed Babikier.

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


23/02/2017 - Benin, Guinea and Niger will benefit significantly from the development support provided by the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) following the Board’s approval to open offices in the three countries in order to strengthen its operational presence, visibility and address their needs effectively.

Categories: Benin, Guinea, Niger, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Human Capital Development


21/02/2017 - The flagship event of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), the 2017 Triennale, initially scheduled to take place in Marrakech, the Kingdom of Morocco from March 14-17, 2017, will now take place in the Republic of Senegal under the high patronage of Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal and Lead Champion for the Committee of Ten Champion African Heads of State on Higher Education, Science and Technology.

Categories: Morocco, Senegal, Partnerships, Youth, Education


21/02/2017 - Afin d’optimiser la qualité des projets bénéficiaires et de favoriser le développement d’entreprises innovantes en Tunisie, le Partenariat Souk At-tanmia lance une série de 30 ateliers de formation et d’information dans les 24 gouvernorats de Tunisie. Au cœur du programme de travail : l’idéation, ce processus qui mène de la création au développement et à la mise en pratique d’une idée originale.

Categories: Tunisia, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Private Sector


20/02/2017 - The Investing in African Mining Indaba, one of the world’s largest mining conference, wrapped up on 9 February, 2017, in Cape Town, South Africa with the African Development Bank playing a key role in helping to shape the continent’s future in the sector.

Categories: South Africa, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships, African Legal Support Facility, African Natural Resources Center (ANRC)


17/02/2017 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Côte d’Ivoire ont signé, mardi 14 février 2017 à Abidjan, 107 millions d’euros (70 milliards FCFA) d’accords de financement. Ce, en faveur de trois projets agricoles, qui visent à développer le tissu agro-industriel et bancaire en Côte d’Ivoire, tout en promouvant l’emploi des jeunes et l’implication des femmes, à travers l’utilisation intensive des nouvelles technologies. Ces projets s’inscrivent dans la stratégie de la BAD pour amorcer la transformation, la modernisation et la compétitivité de l’agriculture en Afrique.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries


17/02/2017 - An African Development Bank mission, in collaboration with the World Bank Group, visited Banjul, the Gambian capital, from February 1-4, 2017 in order to engage with the new authorities and discuss the modalities of forthcoming Bank engagement.

Categories: Gambia, Infrastructure, Transport, Partnerships, Human Capital Development


17/02/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, un prêt et un don d’un montant total de 5,4 millions de dollars EU, pour financer le projet de développement de l’anacarde dans le bassin de la Comoé au Burkina Faso.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Agriculture & Agro-industries


16/02/2017 - In a major speech delivered before the diplomatic community in Abidjan, African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina stressed that the Bank is stronger than ever before. The lending and disbursements are at record levels, while the institution has made significant efficiency gains.

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


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