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  • From: 13/12/2018
  • To: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Crown Plaza Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya

The African Development Bank, through its Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) programme, will organize a workshop for regional and partner organizations on seed policy in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of an ongoing effort to harmonize regional policies on registration of new maize varieties and products to control Fall Armyworm.

Categories: Kenya, Agriculture & Agro-industries


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


03/12/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement a accueilli une table ronde des partenaires techniques et financiers, le 30 novembre 2018 à Abidjan, sur le financement du Plan d’action de réinstallation (PAR 2) de la deuxième vague des populations concernées par le programme Kandadji, au Niger. Environ 436 millions de dollars américains, dont 60 millions de la Banque africaine de développement, chef de file des partenaires du programme Kandadji, ont été mobilisés pour la mise en œuvre de PAR 2, pour un besoin de 432 millions de dollars. Ce fort niveau d’engagement des partenaires témoigne de leur détermination commune à accompagner le gouvernement du Niger dans ses efforts à voir ce projet phare aboutir.

Categories: Niger, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Water Supply & Sanitation


09/11/2018 - As project sponsors, borrowers, lenders and investors gathered at the Africa Investment Forum to make deals on investment opportunities, leaders of the continent’s top agribusiness companies shared their thoughts on the future of the industry. With its vast agricultural potential, Africa’s agribusiness sector is predicted to reach US$1 trillion by 2030. Agribusiness will become the ‘new oil” on the continent, African Investment Forum participants said, fueling the motor of inclusive growth.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


08/11/2018 - The African Development Bank and FinDev Canada – the Canadian government’s development finance institution – have agreed to collaborate in joint transaction opportunities, external partnerships and best practice to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender


17/10/2018 - For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, nothing now stands between her and her cherished goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur. Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by the African Development Bank at Purdue University, Indianapolis, the young Nigerian is even convinced she now has what it takes to become a future World Food Prize winner.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


  • From: 17/10/2018
  • To: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a Bank delegation to the World Food Prize 2018 edition taking place in Iowa, U.S. The Bank will participate in various events to showcase its Technologies for Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and other key initiatives.

Categories: United States of America, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries


01/10/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement va aider le Sénégal à poursuivre son Programme d’urgence de développement communautaire, destiné à développer l’agriculture en milieu rural et à offrir aux populations des contrées les plus reculées du pays un meilleur accès aux services sociaux de base. Pour ce faire, la Banque vient d’accorder un prêt de 60 millions d’euros, entériné par son Conseil d’administration, jeudi 27 septembre 2017 à Abidjan.

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Health


01/10/2018 - Madagascar’s three key rice farming regions have witnessed an unprecedented transformation, with yields per hectare virtually tripling over the past five years, thanks to investments totalling $148 .28 million by the African Development Bank in the region’s agriculture infrastructure.

Categories: Madagascar, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in African agriculture over the next 10 years in the largest such effort ever.

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


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