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
The African Development Bank is co-organizing, together with other members of the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), the Africa Climate Week 2018 (ACW) from 9th to 13th April in Nairobi, Kenya, to advance regional climate action. The ultimate aim of ACW, the first of what is planned to be an annual gathering, is to support implementation of countries’ Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the Paris Agreement and climate action to deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
26/08/2015 - The ClimDev Africa Special Fund (CDSF) launched its first project in Ethiopia on August 3 to help the country cope with, and build resilience to, climate change by enhancing capacity in climate monitoring, data analysis, interpretation, forecasting and dissemination for use in national decision-making.
15/12/2014 - Ethiopia has sealed a US $1.1 million deal with the newly launched ClimDev-Africa Special Fund (CDSF), to strengthen its climate information and early warning systems for climate resilience development and adaptation – becoming the first African country to benefit from the Fund.
10/10/2014 - African Ministers, policy-makers, representatives of development partners and climate scientists on Wednesday in Marrakech, Morocco, hailed the establishment of the ClimDev-Africa Special Fund as another concrete show of commitment by Africa to face the challenge posed by the nefarious impacts of climate change to the continent.
08/10/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on Wednesday, October 8 in Marrakech, Morocco, that the ClimDev-Africa Special Fund (CDSF) implemented in August is now ready to support the first cohort of climate change operations.
25/10/2013 - “Advancing African Climate Science Research and Knowledge to Inform Adaptation Decision-Making in Africa”, was the theme of the Africa Climate Conference (ACC 2013) held in Arusha, Tanzania from 15-18 October. The event that was co-sponsored by the African Development Bank (AfDB) sought to strengthen the link between the generation of climate knowledge and the needs of climate information users for timely, reliable and predictable information.
07/03/2013 - The 4th Session of the Steering Committee Meeting of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative opened in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday, March 6 with a strong commitment from partners to do whatever it takes to ensure that the program contributes effectively towards the fight against climate change impacts on Africa.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting the fourth meeting of the Board of Program Directors of the Climate for Development in Africa Initiative (Clim-Dev) on March 6 and 7 in Tunis.
19/02/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Union (AU) have, under the Climate for Development in Africa Program, undertaken a vibrant campaign for financial resources mobilization aimed at making viable the Special ClimDev-Africa Fund, a joint AU-AfDB-ECA initiative, administered by the African Development Bank. In accordance with AfDB procedures, UA 20 million (about US $30 million) were required to make this Fund operational.
15/06/2012 - The Swedish government has pledged to commit €7.5 million to a special fund of the Climate for Development in Africa Program (ClimDev-Africa) established to pool resources and finance demand-driven projects in Africa that intend to generate and disseminate climate information to all levels of society. This pledge and other expressions of interest and intent to partner with ClimDev-Africa in delivering objectives came during a high level roundtable hosted by ClimDev-Africa on 25 April 2012 in Stockholm, Sweden.