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18/04/2018 - The third West African Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3) was held on Thursday, April 12 in the Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Representatives of international organisations, private developers and energy experts, and many academics and students attended.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment


18/04/2018 - Action on climate change and sustainable development together is the way forward for Africa. That is the top-line message that regional, public and private sector delegates will carry to international climate negotiations after a week of deliberations in the Kenyan capital.

Categories: Kenya, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Africa Climate Change Fund


  • From: 12/04/2018
  • To: 12/04/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the third West Africa Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on April 12, 2018. This Forum is organised by the Private Financing Advisory Network in partnership with the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


05/04/2018 - The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF)’s second call for proposals, which closed in August 2017, received unprecedented numbers of proposals from diverse government and non-governmental entities. Proponents of shortlisted concept notes were invited to submit full proposals, which were received in late January.

Categories: Africa Climate Change Fund, Climate Change


  • From: 21/03/2018
  • To: 21/03/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

On March 21, 2018, the world celebrates the International Day of Forests. It marks an occasion to shine the spotlight on the importance of sustaining and protecting woodlands and trees, which are vital to economies, livelihoods and environment.

Categories: Environment, African Natural Resources Centre, Climate Change


07/03/2018 - At its 19th Board Meeting in Songdo, South Korea, the Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved the first funding proposal of the African Development Bank for Zambia's Renewable Energy Financing Framework. The GCF will provide a US$ 50 million loan and a US$ 2.5 million grant

Categories: Zambia, Environment, Green Climate Fund, Climate Change, Energy & Power


04/03/2018 - The African Development Bank Group joined the international community to commemorate World Wildlife Day on March 3, 2018. On the occasion, we spoke with Anthony Nyong, the Bank’s Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, on what the African Development Bank is doing to protect one of the continent’s most precious resources: its wildlife.

Categories: Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, African Natural Resources Centre, African Legal Support Facility, Quality Assurance & Results


  • From: 11/04/2018
  • 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 10th African Carbon Forum (ACF) in Nairobi, Kenya, from April 11-13, 2018.

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Environment


  • 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 (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.

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


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