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  • 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


  • 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


  • 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: 04/12/2017
  • To: 06/12/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 2017 African Economic Conference (AEC) will be held from December 4-6 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on the theme, ‘Governance for Structural Transformation.’

AEC will among other things, foster dialogue that promotes the exchange of ideas and innovative thinking among researchers, development practitioners and African policymakers.

Categories: Ethiopia


  • From: 12/09/2017
  • To: 15/09/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), collaborating with other partners, is undertaking preparatory arrangements for the AMCOMET - Africa Hydromet Forum, which is scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12th to 15th September 2017.

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate Change, Partnerships, Civil Society, Private Sector


  • From: 28/01/2017
  • To: 31/01/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 28th African Union Summit is underway at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From January 22-31, 2017, the African Union is holding its 28th Ordinary Session under the theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments for youth”.

Categories: Ethiopia


  • From: 21/01/2016
  • To: 31/01/2016
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The 26th African Union Summit was an opportunity for African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina to share his vision for the Bank and the continent in the coming years.

Categories: Ethiopia, Gender, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Regional Integration, Ebola, Health, Human Capital Development, NEPAD, Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA), The President


  • From: 04/12/2015
  • To: 05/12/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with Cornell University, the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), the Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP), and the World Bank, are organizing a conference on the theme Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS). The conference will be held from December 4-5, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Information & Communication Technology, Human Capital Development, Employment, Youth, Gender, Partnerships


  • From: 21/08/2015
  • To: 21/08/2015
  • Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation Symposium focuses on “The African Democratic Developmental State”.

The inaugural Meles Zenawi Foundation (MZF) symposium on development took place in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, on August 21, 2015. The symposium was a partnership between the MZF, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan Government.

Categories: Rwanda, Ethiopia, Human Capital Development, Gender, Partnerships, Economic & Financial Governance, The President, Chief Economist's Office


  • From: 13/07/2015
  • To: 16/07/2015
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

A large African Development Bank delegation headed by the Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will take part in the third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD), taking place from July 13-16, 2015, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Categories: Ethiopia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance