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05/12/2017 - The United Nations Development Programme launched its Income Inequality Trends in Sub-Saharan Africa report on Monday during the African Economic Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Namibia, Central African Republic, Lesotho, Comoros, Mali, Niger, Burundi, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development


29/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Commission on Monday 27 November 2017 signed five co-financing agreements to support road infrastructure projects in West Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Regional Integration, Transport


29/11/2017 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en étroite collaboration avec l’Allemagne (BMZ), la Banque mondiale (BM), la France, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNUD) et l’Union européenne (UE), a organisé, le 27 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, la 1re réunion du Groupe de l’Alliance pour le Sahel en Afrique. Le principal objectif de la rencontre des membres de l’Alliance pour le Sahel et des ministres des Finances des pays du G5-Sahel est d’approfondir les discussions sur l’état d’avancement des engagements de l’Alliance.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Chad, The High 5s


24/11/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a donné, vendredi 24 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, en Côte d’Ivoire, son accord pour le décaissement de près de 107 millions de dollars américains, afin de financer la construction et la réhabilitation d’un tronçon routier de 218 km reliant le Burkina Faso au Niger.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


28/09/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Ouagadougou for a three-day official visit and was immediately welcomed by Burkina Faso's Head of State, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.

During the meeting President Kaboré praised the excellent bilateral cooperation between his country and the AfDB and called for it to be boosted.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Poverty Reduction, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, The President


22/09/2017 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, effectuera, du 27 au 29 septembre 2017, une visite officielle de trois jours au Burkina Faso destinée à renforcer la coopération bilatérale entre son institution et le pays hôte.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Infrastructure


20/09/2017 - Les Conseils d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) ont approuvé le Document de stratégie pays (DSP) du Burkina Faso pour la période 2017-2021, qui permettra de dynamiser les secteurs de l’énergie et de l’agriculture du pays.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries


24/08/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $983,000 grant to support the government of the Republic of Burkina Faso to create an enabling framework for increased private sector investment in renewable energy mini-grids.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


15/06/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Export Trading Group (ETG) marked a significant milestone on May 30 with the signing of a US$ 100 million loan to finance part of the company’s Agricultural Investment Program (IP) in Africa which will promote employment for youths and women, and adopt an integrated value-chain approach that emphasizes access to regional and global markets.

Categories: South Africa, Kenya, Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Togo, Ethiopia, Benin, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Uganda, Burkina Faso, Malawi, Niger, Agriculture & Agro-industries


08/06/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le Développement 2 (IPDEV.2), to support Small Growing Businesses (SGBs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Madagascar, Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries


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