News & Events
02/12/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et la Mauritanie ont signé, le 30 novembre 2016 à Abidjan, des accords de financement totalisant 9,2 millions de dollars américains, prêt et don cumulés. C’est une grande première, puisqu’il s’agit là du tout premier appui budgétaire de la Banque à la Mauritanie. Ce financement servira à la première phase du Programme d’appui aux réformes économiques et à la diversification de l’économie (PAREDE I) du pays.
30/11/2016 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) Management Board met in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire to provide strategic guidance for the ALSF’s planned future direction and operations. The meeting was held under the leadership of the new Chairman, Seward Cooper, and focused on a number of items, namely the ALSF’s financial statements as of September 2016, the work plan and budget for 2017, the report on the review of the Medium Term Strategy (MTS) 2013–2017 as well as progress on the implementation of projects.
16/11/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $10-million equity investment in the Technology and Innovation in Developing Economies (TIDE) Fund I to boost production and growth in Africa
02/11/2016 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 approved a US $600-million loan, being the first tranche of a US $1-billion budget support loan to help finance Nigeria’s Economic Governance, Diversification and Competitiveness Support Program (EGDCSP). The last tranche of US $400 million will be approved in 2017.
28/10/2016 - Côte d’Ivoire has joined the Partnership on Illicit Finance. The announcement was delivered by Fiacre Adopo, Adviser to the Minister of Budget, who represented the Ivorian Government during a workshop on tackling corruption, illegal trade and other forms of illicit financial flows (IFF), hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB).
28/10/2016 - New guidance from the African Development Bank and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development will help African companies of all sizes set up measures to prevent bribery and improve the quality of corporate compliance and anti-bribery policies.
- From: 27/10/2016
- To: 28/10/2016
- Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Governance lies at the heart of addressing development challenges on the continent. While the story of the past decade has been one of steady progress throughout Africa, issues of governance, including lack of transparency and accountability remain pervasive concerns, undermining social, economic and political progress at many levels.
12/08/2016 - In July 2016, Vigeo Eiris, one of the world’s leading Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) rating agencies, completed its biennial assessment of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and found the Bank’s overall CSR performance as advanced in absolute terms, a one notch upgrade from the previous rating of robust.
20/07/2016 - The African Development Bank Group and Guinea have signed in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 19 July 2016 a series of loan and agreements totaling USD 23 million for two key projects aimed at improving economic and financial governance and building the government technical capacities required for implementation and supervision of the Simandou Project and other large mining projects under development in the country.
14/07/2016 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, le 13 juillet 2016 à Abidjan, en faveur de la Guinée, deux dons et deux prêts d’un montant total de 14,73 millions de dollars américains pour le financement de la troisième phase du Programme d’appui aux réformes économiques et financières (PAREF III).