The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more

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29/04/2019 - The African Development Bank has called for urgent global action in the wake of a second cyclone to hit the southern Africa coastal region in six weeks.  According to Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, “we must have concerted international cooperation to establish management systems and responses to combat natural disaster.”

Categories: Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction


29/04/2019 - Ivorian Minister of Tourism Siandou Fofana on 25 April 2019 presented a strategy document aimed at making Côte d’Ivoire Africa’s fifth biggest tourism destination from 2025 to the African Development Bank, and sought its support to implement the plan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


26/04/2019 - The African Development Bank, working with the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA), hosted the first capital market stakeholders roundtable on the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on 24 April, 2019.


26/04/2019 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement de Guinée, ont signé, mardi 23 avril 2019 à Conakry, des accords de prêts et de don, pour un montant total de 81,1 millions de dollars EU.

Categories: Guinea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Environment, Transport, Food Production


26/04/2019 - The African Development Bank Group, on Wednesday 24 April 2019 approved a US$70 million loan for a road project in Nigeria’s southeastern Ebonyi State.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport


  • From: 24/06/2019
  • To: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) of the African Development Bank Group will host the 16th annual meeting of the Independent Accountability Mechanisms Network (IAMnet) of international financial institutions (IFIs) from 24 to 28 June 2019, in Abidjan.

Categories: Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


  • From: 30/04/2019
  • To: 30/04/2019
  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria

The African Development Bank will on Tuesday, 30 April 2019, host an investment forum on its Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative in Abuja, Nigeria.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries


25/04/2019 - The African Development Bank on Wednesday April 24, 2019 signed a US$50 million risk participation agreement (APR) with investment and corporate bank Natixis.

The 50/50 risk-sharing agreement covers a portfolio of commercial transactions totaling US$100 million, which will support commercial operations worth US$600 million in Africa over the next three years.

Categories: Private Sector, Trade Finance Program


25/04/2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a USD 80 million line of credit to the Botswana Development Corporation Ltd (“BDC”) to help the country’s industrialization and regional integration.

Categories: Botswana, Industrialization, Regional Integration


25/04/2019 - The African Development Bank on Wednesday released its most recent Country Report Brief for Guinea. The report highlights the West African nation’s progress over the past 10 years, aided by the Bank, particularly in the areas of economic and financial governance, agriculture, road and energy infrastructure, living conditions.

Categories: Guinea


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