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  • From: 22/01/2018
  • To: 25/01/2018
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners launched the Global Book Alliance (GBA) initiative in an effort to transform and advance current school book design, acquisition and distribution practices, especially in Africa and Asia, and to ensure that students have the books they need in their mother tongue – in order to learn how to read and read to understand.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Education, Youth


08/12/2017 - Côte d’Ivoire will boost its electricity production through a 44-megawatt hydroelectric power project supported with a €50 million African Development Bank financing loan, approved on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, The High 5s


07/12/2017 - In line with the New Deal on Energy for Africa, the African Development Bank has approved US$324 million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and keep economic growth on track.

Categories: Morocco, Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


06/12/2017 - "Integrate Africa", the fourth of the African Development Bank (AfDB’s) five strategic development priorities, the High 5s, was the central theme of discussions with regional stakeholders in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Regional Integration, Employment


29/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Commission on Monday 27 November 2017 signed five co-financing agreements to support road infrastructure projects in West Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Regional Integration, Transport


23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


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.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power


  • 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.

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


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.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Transport, Private Sector


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.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nutrition, The President


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