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12/10/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration in the Region with regional infrastructure development among the main pillars of the plan. The Strategy will guide the Bank’s regional operations in 13 countries, namely Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Regional Integration


07/05/2018 - The African Development Bank has signed two grant agreements to finance agri-business development projects through the Agriculture Fast Track Fund.

Categories: Ethiopia, Employment, Partnerships, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector


  • From: 27/03/2018
  • To: 29/03/2018
  • Location: Accra, Ghana

The African Development Bank will launch 12 new projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) on March 27-29, 2018 to support agribusiness SMEs in Ghana and five other countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique and Nigeria

Categories: Ghana, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


07/03/2018 - In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent's fast-growing powerhouse region.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, The High 5s, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


29/01/2018 - The 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union kicked off on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, attended by the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, alongside African Heads of State.

Categories: Ethiopia, The President


26/01/2018 - African economies have been resilient to negative shocks, but poor infrastructure is a serious impediment to inclusive growth, according to the 2018 edition of the African Economic Outlook (AEO) presented to delegates in Addis Ababa at the African Union Summit on Friday.

Categories: Ethiopia


  • From: 27/01/2018
  • To: 30/01/2018
  • Location: AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will join delegates at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union to explore strategies for winning the war against corruption.

Categories: Ethiopia, The President


  • From: 29/01/2018
  • To: 29/01/2018
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners will launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative on Monday 29 January 2018 in Addis Ababa from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The Breakfast event will take place on the margins of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth, Education, The President


21/12/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved an equity investment of US $15 million in Catalyst Fund II, a second-generation private equity fund investing in mid-market companies in East Africa.

Categories: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Zambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, The High 5s, Private Sector


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