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  • From: 09/04/2018
  • To: 13/04/2018
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The African Development Bank is co-organizing, together with other members of the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), the Africa Climate Week 2018 (ACW2018) from 9th to 13th April in Nairobi, Kenya, to advance regional climate action. The ultimate aim of ACW2018, 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.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Initiative, Africa Climate Change Fund, Environment


09/02/2018 - The third edition of the 2018 Africa STI Forum, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the Egyptian Government, opens Saturday, February 10 in Cairo, Egypt.

On February 10, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will attend the opening ceremony alongside the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar.

Categories: Egypt, Education, Youth, Private Sector, Employment, Climate Change, Health, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation


17/01/2018 - At the invitation of African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina, consultations have been held between the Bank’s Governors from West Africa and Central Africa and Senior Bank Management in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. They are the first consultations of their kind since the creation of the Bank in 1963.

Categories: The High 5s, Climate Change


11/01/2018 - « C’est dans les moments les plus difficiles qu’on doit pouvoir compter sur ses vrais amis ».

Au seuil de la nouvelle année 2018, cette sagesse populaire prend toute son sens pour le Niger qui va bénéficier d’un don de 30 millions d’UC, l’équivalent de 43 millions de dollars américains (EU) de la part de la Banque africaine de développement.

Categories: Niger, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Youth, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries


16/12/2017 - On December 15, 2017, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the program “Multinational (Somalia/Sudan) Rural Livelihoods Adaptation to Climate Change in the Horn of Africa II (RLACC II)”. The program is funded by the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for a total amount of US $17 million. RLACC II aims to enhance rural livelihoods by reducing food insecurity through climate adaptive measures in pastoral and agro-pastoral communities. It is a clear response to the devastating drought, environmental degradation, and poverty in the Horn of Africa.

Categories: Sudan, Somalia, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Global Environment Facility (GEF)


06/12/2017 - The African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved US $ 985,000 to Parque Eólico da Namaacha S.A SPV, to support project preparation activities for a utility-scale wind farm project in Mozambique.

Categories: Mozambique, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships


16/11/2017 - Africa Day, held on 15 November within COP23 in Bonn, was the springboard for the official launch of Africa NDC Hub, the African Platform for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). This African Development Bank (AfDB) initiative is intended to help the 54 African countries fulfil their commitments under the Paris Agreement, in other words, to put their respective NDCs into action without neglecting their own development priorities.

Categories: COP, Climate Change, Africa NDC Hub


15/11/2017 - A panel discussion on “Providing NEXUS Solutions: Improving Livelihoods through Regional Cooperation” was held Wednesday, November 15 during the UN Climate Summit (COP23) in Bonn. Organized by the African Regional Sustainable Energy Centres in collaboration with UNIDO and hosted by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the session addressed the urgent need of channeling regional cooperation towards a stronger NEXUS approach.

Categories: Germany, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, COP


  • From: 15/11/2017
  • To: 15/11/2017
  • Location: Bonn, Germany

On Wednesday, 15 November 2017, COP23 will celebrate Africa Day, a joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).

Categories: Germany, Climate Change, Environment, COP


13/11/2017 - The roundtable “Unblocking investment in climate resilience”, held on Monday, November 13 at the UN Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, brought together 40 CEOs, Ministers and Heads of organizations to examine the major barriers and opportunities for increasing the volume of investment into climate resilience in developing countries.

Categories: Germany, Climate Change, Environment, Private Sector, Energy & Power


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