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20/09/2017 - The Wide World Fund for Nature (WWF) and the African Development Bank have joined forces to advance the work of the Africa Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Hub in addressing the impacts of climate change on the continent.

Categories: Africa NDC Hub, Climate Change


19/09/2017 - Major agriculture sector financiers, U.N. agencies and research organizations have underscored the urgent need to cushion small-scale African farmers from the adverse effects of climate change.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Employment


13/09/2017 - The world’s six largest multilateral developments banks (MDBs) continued to make a strong contribution to the global climate challenge in 2016, increasing their climate financing in developing countries and emerging economies last year to US $27.4 billion from US $25 billion in 2015.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Partnerships


07/09/2017 - Tackling climate change in Africa will work effectively if efforts are first geared towards eliminating challenges faced by smallholder farmers across the continent, experts say.

The problem of climate change and how it has affected the continent’s agriculture sector was one of the key topics at the 7th African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships


05/09/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved three senior loans for a total amount of US$ 55 million to finance three solar PV Projects under the second Round of the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) Program in Egypt.

Categories: Egypt, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Partnerships


04/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP) have released a report on how unlocking capital flows to foster forest sector development in Africa. The report builds on the results of the first African Forestry Investment Conference (AFIC) organized by AfDB in June this year in Accra, Ghana. Attended by over 70 participants, the conference highlighted the benefits of forestry investments in Ghana and in West Arica.

Categories: Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


31/08/2017 - Au Mali, un atelier d’information et de formation des médias a été organisé dans le cadre du Projet d’appui à la promotion des énergies renouvelables (PAPERM), vendredi 14 juillet 2017, au siège de la Direction nationale de l’énergie, à Bamako. Objectif : informer les journalistes sur le potentiel du Mali dans les énergies renouvelables et ce que fait le pays en ce domaine, dans le but d’en optimiser le traitement médiatique et de mettre en place un réseau de journalistes spécialisés.

Categories: Mali, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


19/08/2017 - The African Development Bank has given its support to Southern African leaders in their efforts to accelerate development and growth in the region. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina was among a host of leaders who delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the 37th SADC Heads of State Summit, which got underway in South Africa’s capital, Pretoria on Saturday. While lending the Bank’s support, the AfDB President also made a clarion call for action when it comes to power supply, agriculture investment, climate change, industrialization and domestic resource mobilisation in the region.

Categories: South Africa, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, The President


  • From: 12/09/2017
  • To: 15/09/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), collaborating with other partners, is undertaking preparatory arrangements for the AMCOMET - Africa Hydromet Forum, which is scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12th to 15th September 2017.

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate Change, Partnerships, Civil Society, Private Sector


19/07/2017 - The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has approved US $21.7 million for the United Republic of Tanzania to finance its Geothermal Energy Development Project.

Categories: Tanzania, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Climate Change


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