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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


16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.

Categories: Niger, Mali, Benin, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Togo, Comoros, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania


  • 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


  • From: 12/04/2018
  • To: 13/04/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, is organizing the 2nd edition of African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) and Agri-Pitch Competition to serve as a platform for bringing together agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment


27/03/2018 - To help Africa find the path to its long-deserved economic fortune, the African Development Bank is championing the region’s premier investment market.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, The President


26/03/2018 - To compete at the accelerated pace of technological innovations and the 4th Industrial Revolution, Africa has to put in more money into training its people and equipping them with the skills they need for the jobs of the future, Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, has said. He also called on African countries to rethink the way they do manufacturing.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, The President


  • From: 27/03/2018
  • To: 27/03/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

On the sidelines of the 2018 Africa CEO Forum, taking place in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the African Development Bank will host a special breakfast session on the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) - an initiative championed by the Bank to actively engage the private sector and to facilitate projects that have the capacity of transforming the continent.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


  • From: 12/03/2018
  • To: 12/03/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Following the successful launch of the 2018 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook, the African Development Bank will on Monday, March 12, 2018 launch the regional versions of the Report.Following the successful launch of the 2018 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook, the African Development Bank will on Monday, March 12, 2018 launch the regional versions of the Report.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Chief Economist's Office


  • From: 12/03/2018
  • To: 12/03/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Following the successful launch of the 2018 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook, the African Development Bank will on Monday, March 12, 2018 launch the regional versions of the Report.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Chief Economist's Office


13/02/2018 - The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the African Development Fund (ADF) designed to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan to the tune of 73.601 billion Japanese Yen (approx. US $700.9 million). The loan is part of Japan’s contribution to the African Development Fund’s Fourteenth Replenishment (ADF-14). This is the first JICA loan provided to the ADF.

Categories: Japan, Côte d’Ivoire, ADF, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Private Sector, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative


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