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16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.

Categories: Niger, Mali, Benin, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Togo, Comoros, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania


  • From: 27/03/2018
  • To: 29/03/2018
  • Location: Accra, Ghana

The African Development Bank will launch 12 new projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) on March 27-29, 2018 to support agribusiness SMEs in Ghana and five other countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique and Nigeria

Categories: Ghana, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


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


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