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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  • From: 25/11/2019
  • To: 29/11/2019

The African Development Bank will host the biennial Conference on Land Policy in Africa from the 25th to 29th November 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. This year’s conference theme is “Winning the fight against corruption in the land sector: sustainable pathway for Africa’s transformation.”

Categories: African Natural Resources Centre


19/04/2019 - Pour lutter contre le travail des enfants dans les mines de cobalt en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), la Banque africaine de développement a approuvé, mercredi 17 avril 2019, un financement de 84,36 millions de dollars américains en faveur du Projet d’appui au bien-être alternatif des enfants et jeunes impliqués dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement du cobalt (PABEA-Cobalt).

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Coal, ADF, Poverty Reduction, African Natural Resources Centre


06/12/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$ 35 million loan for the Shire Valley Transformation Program - Phase 1 (SVTP-1), aimed at reducing poverty through the development of agricultural value chain and climate adaptation mechanisms.

Categories: Malawi, Agriculture & Agro-industries, African Natural Resources Centre


05/12/2018 - The African Governance Report 2018 has called for better management of the continent’s natural resources to match the expected yields generated by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Categories: Rwanda, Regional Integration, African Natural Resources Centre


13/07/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF), in partnership with the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank, recently held a capacity development workshop to support coastal African countries in effectively negotiating fisheries agreements and concessions.

Categories: African Legal Support Facility, African Natural Resources Centre


  • From: 17/04/2018
  • To: 18/04/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank will host a high-level West Africa gas competence seminar in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on April 17-18, 2018.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Centre


21/03/2018 - A new report by the African Natural Resources Centre of the African Development Bank has stressed the importance of forestry governance to boosting intra-African trade of wood products.

Categories: Environment, African Natural Resources Centre


21/03/2018 - How does the International Day of Forests, March 21, align with the African Development Bank's work in natural resources management and the Bank's High 5 development priorities?

The theme of the 2018 International Year of Forests is "Forests and sustainable cities." It is about promoting cleaner, greener and healthier places to live. This aligns well with the High 5 priorities of the African Development Bank, especially in terms of "Improving the quality of life of the people of Africa."

Categories: Environment, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Centre


  • From: 21/03/2018
  • To: 21/03/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

On March 21, 2018, the world celebrates the International Day of Forests. It marks an occasion to shine the spotlight on the importance of sustaining and protecting woodlands and trees, which are vital to economies, livelihoods and environment.

Categories: Environment, African Natural Resources Centre, Climate Change


04/03/2018 - The African Development Bank Group joined the international community to commemorate World Wildlife Day on March 3, 2018. On the occasion, we spoke with Anthony Nyong, the Bank’s Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, on what the African Development Bank is doing to protect one of the continent’s most precious resources: its wildlife.

Categories: Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Centre, African Legal Support Facility, Quality Assurance & Results


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