News & Events
09/06/2016 - The African Development Bank’s strategy to involve the private sector in providing sustainable energy solution was the focus of this year’s Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) in Copenhagen, Denmark.
06/06/2016 - The African Development Bank strengthens its longstanding partnerships with the Nordic countries this week as a high-level delegation, led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, visits Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
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16/10/2015 - The African Development Bank has just concluded three back-to-back African Economic Outlook 2015 information seminars in the Nordic capitals of Oslo, Copenhagen and Helsinki. The seminars followed an invitation extended to the Bank’s Development Research Department in June by a visiting Danish delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to launch the AEO 2015 report in the Nordic countries.
02/07/2014 - The promotion of renewable energy in Africa was the focus of a seminar entitled Opportunity Africa: Sustainable Energy Investments held on June 24 and 25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The gathering was jointly organized by the Danish Development Agency (DANIDA), UNEP Risoe Centre and the African Development Bank (AfDB).
23/09/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the conversion of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) – a bilateral trust fund established with funding from the Government of Denmark and administered by the AfDB – into a multi-donor trust fund with a wider remit.
02/09/2013 - The Government of Denmark has announced a contribution DKK 10 million (approximately US $1.8 million) to the Agriculture Fast Track Fund to Spur Investment in the development of African agriculture infrastructure.
02/09/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Donald Kaberuka, this week made an official visit to the Nordic member countries of the Bank Group to discuss the institution’s Strategy 2013-2022, its transformation agenda and the impeding return of the Bank to its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, among other issues.
31/05/2013 - The African Guarantee Fund (AGF), which was established as part of the Danish Africa Commission in 2008, was last night awarded the African Banker Awards 2013 in the category of “Financial Inclusion”. The prize was awarded during the annual meeting of the African Development Bank in Marrakech, Morocco.
21/03/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the Friends of Zimbabwe Roundtable, to discuss economic and political developments in the country on 23 March. The meeting will also focus on the prospects of dealing with the country's external debt arreears. The presentation of the Zimbabwe Accelerated Arrears, Debt and Development Strategy (ZAADDS) is a useful framework to address the issue of Zimbabwe’s external debt. ZAADDS is a key element of the government’s economic reform agenda.