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. Find out more

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

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will release their joint African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2017 Report on Monday 22 May 2017. The flagship report will be presented on the first day of the 52nd AfDB Annual Meetings which will take place from May 22-26 in Ahmedabad, India.

Categories: India


  • 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: 03/05/2017
  • To: 05/05/2017
  • Location: Durban, South Africa

The African Development Bank is participating in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa, from May 3-5. The delegation will be led by Jennifer Blanke, Vice-President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, and will comprise Pierre Guislain, Vice-President for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization, and Amadou Hott, Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth.

Categories: South Africa, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Private Sector


  • From: 26/04/2017
  • To: 26/04/2017
  • Location: AfDB Headquarters, Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the London Stock Exchange (LSEG) will launch “Companies to Inspire Africa” (CTIA) report on 26 April 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.


  • From: 25/04/2017
  • To: 26/04/2017
  • Location: Ibadan, Nigeria

The African Development Bank and partners such as such IITA, AAIN, CTA, are organizing an African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYA Forum) to serve as a platform for aggregating agripreneurs across Africa and escalating the impact of their activities. The AYA Forum will comprise of the following: (a) the AYA Forum, a two-day Conference/Workshop with thematic discussions and presentation of success stories; (b) Agri-Pitch Entrepreneurship Competition that will lead to a selection of three finalists for presentation at the AfDB’s Annual General Meetings in India in May 2017; and (c) side events including a mentor and incubator training program.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth


  • From: 18/04/2017
  • To: 23/04/2017
  • Location: Washington, DC

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington, DC, from April 18-23, 2017. The annual gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the media and academia.

Categories: United States of America, Fragility & Resilience, Food Production, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Nutrition, Youth, Infrastructure, The President


  • 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: 09/04/2017
  • Location: Marrakech, Morocco

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation will hold its flagship event, the Ibrahim Governance Weekend, from 6 and 9 April 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco, under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI. The Weekend will bring together a powerful coalition of organisations and individuals – from Africa and around the world – for an informed and frank dialogue that aims to strengthen governance and leadership in Africa.

Categories: Morocco


  • 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