News & Events
16/11/2017 - At the first edition of the Off-Grid Government-Industry Dialogue (OGID) Day on 24 October 2017 in Abidjan, 80 representatives of African governments and practitioners from the off-grid energy industry discussed the vital role of off-grid energy solutions in delivering universal energy access across Africa. Organized by GOGLA, the voice of the off-grid solar sector, and the African Development Bank (AfDB), the OGID Day highlighted the need for close collaboration between governments and companies to scale up the reach of off-grid energy solutions and accelerate progress towards universal energy access.
- From: 28/11/2017
- To: 28/11/2017
- Location: AfDB Headquarters, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
The African Development Bank’s Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, in collaboration with Grow Africa and the Initiative for Global Development (IGD), is organizing the first-ever Leadership for Agriculture Forum on 28 November 2017 at the AfDB headquarters.
08/11/2017 - The AfDB Group's Board of Directors has approved a total AfDB loan of €98.06 million to finance a program of the regional airline, Air Côte d’Ivoire (ACI) to modernize and expand its operations. The loan consists of a €51.16 million sovereign loan, a €42.64 million private sector loan, and an African Development Fund (ADF) loan of €4.26 million.
07/11/2017 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et membre de haut niveau du groupe principal du Mouvement « Scaling Up Nutrition » ou SUN, Akinwumi Adesina, a réaffirmé mardi 7 novembre 2017, à Abidjan, son soutien total et celui de son institution à la lutte contre la malnutrition.
- From: 07/11/2017
- To: 09/11/2017
- Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African development Bank (AfDB)’s President and member of the Lead Group of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement will take an active part in the Sun Movement Global Gathering (SUNGG) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, starting Tuesday. For the first time, the SUNGG will take place in a SUN Country from 7-9 November, 2017 at the Sofitel hotel Ivoire.
- From: 13/10/2017
- To: 13/10/2017
- Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
The Vice-President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, of the African Development Bank (AfDB) cordially invites you to the launching of the Africa Water Facility (AWF) Long Term Strategy (2017-2025) on Friday 13 October 2017, from 09h00 to 13h00 at the Golf Hotel, Abidjan.
22/09/2017 - "Goodbye, Papa, farewell to the ambassador for Africa's development, rest in peace." In an intensely emotional tribute, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, opened a ceremony honouring Babacar Ndiaye at the organisation's headquarters in Abidjan.
11/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) is intensifying its financing for the production of crops with the highest potential for industrializing the African agriculture.
Top on the list is cassava, which could be used to produce ethanol for industrial use and other frequently utilized home products, according to a Senior Advisor at the Bank.
11/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced a new youth training drive in partnership with the Brazil-Africa Institute to train young farmers (aged 18-35 years) in commodity processing, financial literacy and management techniques.
The initiative aims at providing the much-needed stimulus to drive the expansion of agriculture-based economic development with an initial focus on developing cassava farm products in West Africa. The Bank is currently offering training opportunities for 30 youth to train in Brazil for three months, said AfDB’s Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry, Chiji Ojukwu, who spoke Tuesday, September 5 at the 7th African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Abidjan.