News & Events
15/02/2017 - The eight-nation Intergovernmental Agency on Development (IGAD) has secured a US $3.50-million grant from the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window of the African Development Bank Group, to finance the agency’s Infrastructure Master Plan (IRIMP).
09/03/2016 - The African Development Bank Group will help Djibouti to diversify its economy, improve governance and create employment for the country’s young population.
These commitments were agreed in the 2016-2020 Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Djibouti approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
03/12/2015 - Stronger partnerships, sound national policies, more funding for climate change adaptation and mitigation, research, community involvement and sensitization are key to realizing the goals of the Great Green Wall initiative in Africa.
Categories: Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, COP21, Climate Change, Environment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Food Production, Employment, Fragility & Resilience, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction
15/07/2015 - The African Water Facility (AWF) participated in a handover ceremony on June 18 to mark the completion of the Saday dam in Djibouti. The AWF’s involvement is part of a project to support the mobilization of water for domestic and agricultural use in rural areas.
18/06/2015 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has extended its multimillion multi-phased Horn of Africa drought resilience programme with a US $16-million soft loan to Djibouti and a US $14-million grant to Sudan.
The African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant were approved by the AfDB Group’s Board on Wednesday, June 17 in Abidjan, to finance phase three of the Drought Resilience and sustainable Livelihoods Programme in the Horn of Africa (DRSLP III) in the two countries.
27/10/2014 - On 27th October 2014 the African Development Bank (AfDB) joins the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, the African Union, the World Bank, the European Union and Islamic Development Bank in a 4-day visit to the Horn of Africa. At the start of the visit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the AfDB pledged a new $1.8 billion development assistance package for the next 3 years 2015-2017.
27/10/2014 - Leaders of global and regional institutions today begin an historic trip to the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totaling more than $8 billion over the coming years
08/10/2014 - In a newly released report prepared in 2014 by the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) East Africa Regional Resource Center in Nairobi, Kenya, on the occasion of the Bank’s 50th anniversary, the AfDB describes how it is fulfilling its mandate in Eastern Africa as Africa’s own development bank. The report takes stock of the socio-economic situation today; highlights the Bank’s successes; describes new strategies and instruments; and identifies key challenges the region is likely to face in the next decades.
Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Infrastructure, Climate Change, Private Sector, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Structural Transformation
20/02/2014 - La Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) a participé, le 29 janvier 2014, à la cérémonie de lancement des travaux de construction d’infrastructures destinées à mobiliser de l’eau à des fins domestique et agricole à Saday. Au terme du projet, plus de 100 000 personnes auront ainsi un meilleur accès aux ressources en eau.
06/11/2013 - On average 40-60% of public expenditure goes to education, health and other types of social spending in Africa, which calls for improved governance, voice and accountability in social service delivery. Large inefficiencies in the use of resources in education and health have a negative impact on human capital, with drastic consequences for inclusive economic growth. In an environment of declining aid, achieving greater value for each dollar invested is critical.
Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Health, Civil Society, Human Capital Development