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
24/04/2019 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), hosted by the African Development Bank, has announced Us$ 3,390,000 funding for 17 new small and medium enterprises in the agriculture sector as part of its transformative support for food security, income enhancement, job creation, and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa.
23/04/2019 - Since 2016, the African Development Bank has committed $1.7 million to the Project to Support the Employability and Integration of Young People in Growth Sectors (PAEIJ-SP) in Togo, which has helped create 35,000 jobs in agricultural SMEs.
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).
10/04/2019 - Farmers and other players in Sudan’s agricultural sector are celebrating the success of new heat-resistant wheat varieties which could transform the food landscape in Sudan. The country has been hard hit by a severe bread shortage and sharp price increases last year.
The African Development Bank will launch 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) in support of agribusiness Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in eight African countries – Ghana (4), Tanzania (4), Burkina Faso (2), Malawi (2), Mozambique (2), Ethiopia (1), Nigeria (1) and Senegal (1).
10/04/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has urged African youth to get involved in agriculture, saying that the Bank has invested massively in jobs for youth in rural areas and that the sector offers enormous potential.
The African Development Bank), in partnership with the Western Cape Government, is organizing the 3rd annual African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) Conference and AgriPitch Competition under the theme: Climate Smart Agriculture: Business and Employment Opportunities for Africa’s Youth. The AYAF serves as a platform for bringing together youth agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities.
The Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department of the African Development Bank will organize a two-day workshop on portfolio improvement in Nairobi, Kenya from 11-12 April 2019.