News & Events
30/10/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from October 6-17, 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
25/11/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) organized an international workshop on November 5 and 6 in Tunis focused on promoting the use of the Payment for Environmental Services (PES) mechanism.
21/11/2013 - Achieving food security and more resilient agriculture requires both adaptation to climate change and lower emission intensities per output. This rationale, brought to the forefront by the African Development Bank (AfDB), during Africa Day, requires a major shift towards more efficient use of land, water, soil nutrients and genetic resources, together with considerable changes in governance, legislation, policies and financial mechanisms.
20/11/2013 - The African Development Bank’s green growth side event at the 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) in Warsaw, Poland, provided a strong case for the collective objective of ensuring the transition to green growth and sustainable development in Africa.
Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Environment, Private Sector, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bonds Program, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Congo Basin Forest Fund
- From: 11/11/2013
- To: 22/11/2013
- Location: Warsaw, Poland
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will promote Africa’s green growth agenda at the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC – COP 19) taking place this week and next in Warsaw, Poland.
Categories: Poland, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Green Bonds Program, Africa Energy Market Place, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, Congo Basin Forest Fund
12/12/2011 - « Nous ne pouvons pas combattre le changement climatique en condamnant l’Afrique à la pauvreté », a déclaré le président de la Banque africaine de développement, Donald Kaberuka, présent à la Conférence des Nations unies sur le changement climatique, qui se clôt aujourd’hui à Durban, en Afrique du Sud.
09/12/2011 - Le conseil d’administration de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé le 05 décembre 2011, un don de plus de 2,4 millions d’euros en faveur de la République du Congo pour financer un inventaire forestier au niveau national par le Fonds pour les forêts du Bassin du Congo.
08/12/2011 - The battle against deforestation in Africa has taken a step nearer to victory with a new pact aiming at greater protection for the world’s second biggest rain forest. The Congo Basin forest area covers more than 200 million hectares in central Africa and is vital to world ecology and a stable climate. But Africa’s forests have been shrinking steadily over the years.
05/12/2011 - Forests take up a huge amount of the continent, but are one of Africa’s most misunderstood and undervalued natural resources. At a discussion on deforestation at the climate change conference, or COP 17, in Durban, delegates learned that forests account for 23 percent of Africa’s land area. The largest are the forest ecosystems of the Congo Basin and Upper Guinea.
05/12/2011 - The UN-based fund that helps compensate developing countries combat deforestation should start fighting the causes as well as the effects. That was one of the main recommendations from forestry experts who gathered at the climate change conference, COP 17, in Durban.