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  • 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, Fragile States Facility, 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


  • 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