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  • From: 22/05/2017
  • To: 26/05/2017
  • Location: Ahmedabad, India

The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-26, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the institution on the global stage.

Categories: India, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Private Sector


  • From: 11/04/2017
  • To: 11/04/2017
  • Location: The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, London

Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Lancaster University Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, this invitation-only event will launch the concept of an Adaptation Benefit Mechanism – a transparent and efficient results-based mechanism to support adaptation to climate change, will be held at The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, from 9:00-13:30, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Categories: United Kingdom, Climate Investment Funds (CIF)


  • From: 06/04/2017
  • To: 07/04/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting a Partnerships Conference on April 6-7, 2017, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. It will create a platform for the Bank to present its experience so far in scaling up investments and leveraging donor resources in the Bank’s High 5 priority areas identified as having the most development impact for its Ten Year Strategy 2013–2022.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Private Sector, Education, Human Capital Development, Youth


  • From: 03/04/2017
  • To: 04/04/2017
  • Location: Busan, Republic of Korea

The Korea-Africa Business Forum and Cultural Exchange Festival in Busan, Korea, which will be held from April 3-4, 2017, and organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Busan Metropolitan City and sponsored by the Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF) of Korea, aims to celebrate the relationship between Korea and Africa, one year before the AfDB’s 53rd Annual Meetings, which are scheduled to take place in Busan, Korea, from May 21-25, 2018.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships, Private Sector, Infrastructure


  • From: 28/03/2017
  • To: 30/03/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The Government of Côte d'Ivoire and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in partnership with the African Development Bank Group and the World Bank, is holding the second edition of the International Conference on the Emergence of Africa (ICEA 2017), in Abidjan from March 28 to 30, 2017 at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire, under the theme “The implementation of plans for emergence in Africa”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Private Sector


  • From: 27/03/2017
  • To: 30/03/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting and co-organizing the Energy Week, a series of events, including high-level discussions and partnerships focusing on lighting up and powering Africa, and unlocking the continent’s huge energy potential. The Energy Week runs from Monday, March 27 to Friday, March 31, 2017 in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Energy & Power


  • From: 22/03/2017
  • To: 22/03/2017
  • Location: Global

On March 22, 2017, the global development community will commemorate World Water Day under the theme "Wastewater”. Not only is it an opportunity to highlight the linkages between wastewater management and the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs), but also an occasion to focus on the African Development Bank’s new approaches to turn waste water into a source of wealth.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Human Capital Development, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, African Water Facility


  • From: 20/03/2017
  • To: 21/03/2017
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will be among the featured speakers at the 5th edition of the Africa CEO Forum, taking place in Geneva on March 20-21, 2017.

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 14/03/2017
  • To: 17/03/2017
  • Location: Dakar, Senegal

The Republic of Senegal – under the high patronage of Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal and Lead Champion for the Committee of Ten Champion African Heads of State on Education, Science and Technology – is hosting the 2017 Triennale of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), in Diamniadio (Dakar) on March 14-17, 2017.

Categories: Senegal, Education, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Partnerships


  • From: 13/03/2017
  • To: 14/03/2017
  • Location: AfDB Headquarters – Rue des Banques Auditorium

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 19th Senior Policy Seminar (SPS XIX) of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) on the theme "Industrialization in Africa" on 13th and 14th March 2017 in Abidjan.