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  • From: 26/02/2017
  • To: 01/03/2017
  • Location: Khartoum, Sudan

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Sudan from February 26 to March 1, 2017. He will meet top Government officials, including President Omar Al-Bashir; Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abbas; and the Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdelgadir Ahmed Babikier.

Categories: Sudan, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Human Capital Development, The President


  • From: 07/02/2017
  • To: 07/02/2017
  • Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon

Ministers in charge of finance, youth, employment and education of the Central Africa Region are meeting in Yaoundé on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 to discuss the African Development Bank’s Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy, adopted in May 2016.

Categories: Cameroon, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships


  • From: 06/02/2017
  • To: 09/02/2017
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

The African Development Bank is playing a key role in Mining Indaba, the world’s largest mining investment conference, which takes place from February 6-9, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. The Bank will bring together Ministers, mining sector experts and decision-makers from multilaterals in a number of workshops designed to help countries position themselves as investment destinations while making the most out of mining projects on the continent.

Categories: South Africa, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, African Natural Resources Center (ANRC), Partnerships, African Legal Support Facility


  • From: 03/02/2017
  • To: 03/02/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The 2016 regional finale of the televised Voix des Jeunes (“Youth Voices”) competition will be held at the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) headquarters in Abidjan on Friday, February 3, 2017. This finale will bring together the winning teams from Senegal, Guinea and Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Youth


  • 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: 24/01/2017
  • To: 24/01/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank’s Knowledge Management and Economic Governance Complex is hosting on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, the Eminent Speaker Series Session with Professor E. Sheshinski on the topic “Optimizing Royalties on Mining – Reforming Public Finance”.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire


  • From: 15/01/2017
  • To: 18/01/2017
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa

The United Nations World Data Forum, taking place from January 15-18, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa, will spur the exchange of innovative ideas and data solutions through a range of keynote statements, presentations, panel discussions, knowledge sharing and learning spaces, innovation labs, exhibits and digital events.

Categories: South Africa, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


  • From: 13/01/2017
  • To: 14/01/2017
  • Location: Bamako, Mali

Le Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, prendra une part active au 27e Sommet Afrique-France dénommé « Sommet de Bamako pour le partenariat, la paix et l’émergence », organisé au Mali du 13 au 14 janvier prochain.

Categories: Mali, France, Partnerships


  • From: 10/01/2017
  • To: 11/01/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank is hosting the first edition of the Africa Resilience Forum in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on January 10-11, 2017. The overarching theme will focus on “Delivering the High 5s in a Resilient Africa”, with six plenary sessions and multiple parallel breakout sessions delving deeper into fragility issues affecting the continent.

Categories: Civil Society, Private Sector, Partnerships


  • From: 15/12/2016
  • To: 16/12/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

In 2008, the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) as part of its strategy to develop the financial markets sector in Africa. This initiative aims to contribute to the development of domestic bond markets in Africa through its two complementary pillars: the African Financial Markets Database (AFMD) and the African Domestic Bond Fund (ADBF).

Categories: Private Sector, Partnerships, African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)