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30/10/2018 - One of Nigeria’s foremost traditional rulers has challenged Africans and development experts to rethink development financing to reach the poorest communities on the continent, to give them access to markets, education and healthcare.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Education, Poverty Reduction


30/10/2018 - Tanzania’s alternative learning and skills development centers were constructed with African Development Fund (ADF) loan and grant totaling US$32.7 million. Designed to fill the gaps in non-formal education in Zanzibar, specifically on the islands of Unguja and Pemba, the project also financed equipment purchase and development of teachers’ manuals.

Categories: Tanzania, Education, Youth, ADF


30/10/2018 - Le ministre sénégalais de l’Enseignement supérieur, de la recherche et de l’innovation, qui préside par ailleurs le comité directeur de l’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA), Mary Teuw Niane, a lancé, le 5 octobre 2018, le Plan stratégique de l’ADEA pour 2018-2022, dénommé « Notre voix commune, notre succès commun ». Le nouveau Pôle de qualité inter-pays sur l’enseignement supérieur et la recherche scientifique dirigé par le Sénégal a également été dévoilé.

Categories: Senegal, Education


25/10/2018 - Through the African Development Fund’s recent envelope of financial instruments, Malawi has received US$14 million for scholarships and infrastructure for its Higher Education, Science and Technology (HEST) program. The assistance will boost job creation and employment in the southern African nation. It also aligns with Malawi’s development goals.

Categories: Malawi, Education, ADF


22/10/2018 - The Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria, has conferred a Doctor of Letters, Honoris Causa on the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina in recognition of his immense contributions to socio-economic development on the continent.

Categories: Nigeria, Education, The President


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors, including agriculture, renewable energy and social sectors such as health and education.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Health, Education


10/09/2018 - The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank has announced the implementation of the Next African Global IT Leaders Program under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Program (KSP).

Categories: Korea, Education


31/08/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a octroyé un don de 5 milliards de Francs CFA, via son Fonds africain de développement, au Conseil de l’entente, pour financer la réforme du Centre régional de formation en entretien routier (CERFER). Le financement s’inscrit dans le cadre du projet d’appui à l’intégration de la formation (PAIF) dans les métiers de la route, du chemin de fer et des mines dans les pays membres dudit Conseil – Côte d’Ivoire, Bénin, Togo, Burkina-Faso et Niger.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, Youth, Employment, Infrastructure, ADF, Education, Human Capital Development, Transport


07/06/2018 - African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, met with São Tomé and Príncipe President Evaristo Carvalho on Wednesday, just as the Bank’s Board of Directors in Abidjan approved the island nation’s new Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022.

Categories: São Tomé & Príncipe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Gender, Education, Employment, Youth, Poverty Reduction, The President


  • From: 04/05/2018
  • To: 09/06/2018
  • Location: CCIA Abidjan and Grand Bassam

From June 4-9, 2018, the African Development Bank is celebrating World Environment Day on June 5 on the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” and the World Oceans Day on June 8 with a focus on “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean” with a range of activities programmed in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Education


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