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24/06/2019 - The African Development Bank is delivering on its goals and making good progress towards achieving its development and operational targets. This is according to the 2019 Annual Development Effectiveness Review (ADER), released at the Bank’s Annual Meetings held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

Categories: Regional Integration


24/06/2019 - The fourth Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA)/Entreprenarium masterclass began Monday in Pretoria, South Africa, aimed at improving women’s skills in business development and financial management.

Categories: Gender, AFAWA (Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa)


24/06/2019 - Sound policies to improve investor interest and address fiscal sustainability concerns in Africa were key points made by Director General of the Bank’s Southern African Bureau, Kapil Kapoor during the Think20 (T20) conference held in Tokyo Japan on 26-27 May. The T20 Summit convened top policy experts to detail innovative T20 Japan policy solutions for consideration during the G20 Leaders’ summit in Osaka on 28-29 June.

Categories: Japan, Partnerships


24/06/2019 - The African Development Bank announced a EUR 40 million investment from the European Commission for the Facility for Energy Inclusion (FEI), a new platform for financing small-scale renewables in Africa.

Categories: Portugal, Energy & Power, Partnerships


24/06/2019 - La Côte d’Ivoire s’est dotée d’un ministère de la Ville depuis juillet 2018, et se donne comme objectif d’élaborer un document de Politique Nationale de la Ville afin de réussir le processus complexe d’urbanisation. Dans ce cadre, un séminaire sur la Politique de la ville en Côte d’Ivoire s’est tenu du 12 au 14 juin à Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Infrastructure


24/06/2019 - Infrastructure, agricultural-processing zones, air cargo facilities, and a knowledge hub are four critical areas that need support from the African Development Bank to help transform the Southern Nigerian state of Ekiti.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


21/06/2019 - Le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Akinwumi Adesina, a effectué une visite, mercredi 19 juin 2019, sur le site hydroélectrique Inga, un méga projet d’une capacité totale estimée à 44 000 MW situé à quelque 276 kilomètres au sud-ouest de Kinshasa, en République démocratique du Congo.

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Energy & Power, The President


21/06/2019 - Le projet de pôle agro-industriel dans la région du Bélier (2PAI Bélier) est le tout premier agropole de Côte d’Ivoire. Financé à 80 % par la Banque africaine de développement à hauteur de 121 millions de dollars, il a pour objectif de relancer l’agriculture pour atteindre l’autosuffisance alimentaire dans une région en déclin économique depuis 30 ans, malgré un potentiel important.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


21/06/2019 - Affordable, inclusive connectivity, coupled with digital skills and literacy, are essential elements in the fight against inequality in the digital age, experts at the European Commission’s 2019 European Development Days (EDD) Forum, emphasised.


20/06/2019 - Climate financing by the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in developing countries and emerging economies rose to an all-time high of $43.1 billion in 2018, boosting projects that help developing countries cut emissions and address climate risks.

Categories: Climate Change, Partnerships, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


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