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13/11/2018 - Launched on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank in Busan in May 2018, the African Financial Alliance on Climate Change (AFAC) was the subject of a special session held at the Africa Investment Forum on November 7 in Johannesburg.

Categories: South Africa, Climate Change


13/11/2018 - The African Development Bank has launched the Africa Energy Portal (AEP) at the Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg.

Categories: South Africa, Climate Change, Energy & Power


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


07/11/2018 - In a bid to improve the resilience of the people and ecosystems of the Niger River Basin, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank, has approved US$76 million for the integrated development and climate change adaptation in the Niger Basin.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Climate Change


23/10/2018 - The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved funding for three proposals from the African Development Bank totaling over US$110 million. The approvals were granted at the GCF’s 21st Board Meeting held October 17 – 20 2018 in Manama, Bahrain. Overall, the GCF Board, which was co-chaired by Paul Oquist from Nicaragua, and Ambassador Lennart Båge from Sweden, considered 20 funding proposals requesting approximately US$1.2 billion.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Green Climate Fund


  • From: 26/09/2018
  • To: 26/09/2018
  • Location: Le Ndiambour Hotel, Dakar, Senegal

The African Development Bank will conduct a seminar on gender mainstreaming in climate negotiations for the African Group of Negotiators (AGN) in Dakar, Senegal, on Wednesday, 26 September, 2018. The knowledge and capacity building event will be held at the Le Ndiambour Hotel in Dakar.

Categories: Senegal, Climate Change, Gender


13/06/2018 - Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of US$ 35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Green Climate Fund


04/06/2018 - On the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, and World Oceans Day, June 8, the African Development Bank is calling for collective action to reduce the pressing environmental and health challenges posed by plastic waste.

Categories: Environment, Human Capital Development, Climate Change, Partnerships


04/06/2018 - During this year’s Innovation4Climate meeting in Germany, focused on “Adaptation metrics for innovative results-based adaptation and resilience finance,” the African Development Bank hosted a workshop on Tuesday, May 21, in cooperation with Perspectives Climate Group, The Higher Ground Foundation.

Categories: Uganda, Adaptation Benefit Mechanism (ABM), Environment, Climate Change


01/06/2018 - Seven of the 10 countries in the world most threatened by climate change are in Africa. African economies are already suffering the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. In response, the African Development Bank is leading the way on what may be Africa’s most decisive action to ensure that the continent receives adequate climate finance.

Categories: Korea, Climate Change, Environment, Partnerships, The President


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