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28/11/2017 - The Management Board of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) met in Abidjan last week and reviewed the Facility’s work during the past year. The Board also addressed institutional matters and established priority plans for 2018.

Categories: Canada, Kenya, Benin, Mozambique, Senegal, African Legal Support Facility


17/11/2016 - Canadian businesses attending a Business Opportunities Seminar with International Finance Institutions (IFI) held in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver from October 18 to 21 have been urged to compete for AfDB-funded projects and tap into the immense business opportunities available in Africa.

Categories: Canada, NEPAD, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships


20/06/2016 - African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina and Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard discussed opportunities on the continent for private- and public-sector investment in the areas of energy, renewable energy and agro-industry.

Categories: Canada, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Private Sector, Partnerships, The President


17/06/2016 - For three days this week, African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina brought Africa to the Americas, and the AfDB to Canada, as the co-chair of the 22nd International Economic Forum of the Americas - Conference of Montreal. The Forum closed on Thursday.

Categories: Canada, Energy & Power, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Gender, ADF, Partnerships, The President


13/06/2016 - The world has never been wealthier than it is today. Yet, the levels of inequality remain high and keep increasing. To reverse this trend, collective action is needed from governments, multilateral institutions, the private sector, civil society and all stakeholders.

Categories: Canada, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Regional Integration, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 13/06/2016
  • To: 16/06/2016
  • Location: Montreal, Canada

“The world has never been wealthier than it is today. Yet, the levels of inequality remain high and keep increasing. To reverse this trend, collective action is needed from governments, multilateral institutions, the private sector, civil society and all stakeholders.” This was the message from African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, who is co-chairing the 22nd International Economic Forum of the Americas-Conference of Montreal in Montreal, Canada, from June 13-16, 2016.

Categories: Canada, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Education, Health, Regional Integration, Youth, Employment, Partnerships, The President


17/12/2015 - Donors supporting the New Partnership for Africa’s Development Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF), a multi-donor funded Special Fund hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), have welcomed the improved performance of NEPAD-IPPF.

Categories: Canada, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Regional Integration, NEPAD


29/09/2015 - Powerful alliances were made Monday when the President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, shook hands, sealing a commitment to continue to work together to propel Africa to new level of energy sufficiency. The leaders bonded over their mutual desire to see the continent move from darkness to light during a luncheon for heads of state given by the United Nations Secretary General.

Categories: Canada, United States of America, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Poverty Reduction, The President


09/10/2013 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is pleased to announce the first call for proposals of the Africa Trade Fund (AfTra). Award amounts shall range from 50,000 USD to 1,000,000 USD per project.

Categories: Canada, Africa Trade Fund, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Civil Society


12/10/2012 - The Director for Human Development at the African Development Bank, Dr. Agnes Soucat, made a presentation on Emerging Africa and the Health Labour Market at a special session on “Preparing Health Professionals for the New Century” at the Rendez-Vous 2012 conference in Thunder Bay, Ontario, on Monday, October 10.

Categories: Canada, Health, Human Capital Development


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