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06/06/2016 - The African Development Bank strengthens its longstanding partnerships with the Nordic countries this week as a high-level delegation, led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, visits Norway, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

Categories: Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, The President


16/10/2015 - The African Development Bank has just concluded three back-to-back African Economic Outlook 2015 information seminars in the Nordic capitals of Oslo, Copenhagen and Helsinki. The seminars followed an invitation extended to the Bank’s Development Research Department in June by a visiting Danish delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to launch the AEO 2015 report in the Nordic countries.

Categories: Finland, Norway, Denmark, Human Capital Development, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships


02/09/2013 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Donald Kaberuka, this week made an official visit to the Nordic member countries of the Bank Group to discuss the institution’s Strategy 2013-2022, its transformation agenda and the impeding return of the Bank to its headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, among other issues.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund, African Legal Support Facility, The President


26/11/2012 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), en partenariat avec la Coopération finlandaise et le Gouvernement tunisien, a organisé à Kairouan, les 19 et 20 novembre 2012, un atelier sur la présentation du modèle finlandais d’appui à l’employabilité des diplômés de l’enseignement supérieur et de la formation professionnelle.

Categories: Finland, Tunisia, Education, Human Capital Development


21/03/2012 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the Friends of Zimbabwe Roundtable, to discuss economic and political developments in the country on 23 March. The meeting will also focus on the prospects of dealing with the country's external debt arreears. The presentation of the Zimbabwe Accelerated Arrears, Debt and Development Strategy (ZAADDS) is a useful framework to address the issue of Zimbabwe’s external debt. ZAADDS is a key element of the government’s economic reform agenda.

Categories: Zimbabwe, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Japan, Italy, Norway, Netherlands, Sweden, United Kingdom, Economic & Financial Governance


05/02/2010 - The AfDB Zambia Country Office Resident Representative, Freddie Kwesiga, joined by the Ambassador of Finland to Zambia, Mrs. Antila Sinikka and Mr. Abednego Banda, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperative, on Tuesday 26 January 2010, toured two sites of past and on-going Bank funded Irrigation Projects in Mazabuka in southern Zambia.

Categories: Finland, Zambia, Agriculture & Agro-industries


21/10/2009 - Speaking on Tuesday, October 20, 2009, in Helsinki, Finland, within the framework of the eleventh replenishment of the African Development Fund’s (ADF-11) mid-term review, the African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Donald Kaberuka, said the review came at a very critical time for the African continent, pointing out that what began as a financial crisis at the global economy’s epicenter had translated into an economic crisis for many countries on the continent.

Categories: Finland, The President


  • From: 20/10/2009
  • To: 21/10/2009
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland

The meeting for the African Development Fund (ADF-11) Mid-Term Review is being held in Helsinki, Finland, from 20-21 October 2009.

Categories: Finland, The President


  • Date: 19/10/2009
  • Location: Finland, Sweden

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, Donald Kaberuka, will be in Helsinki for talks with political, economic and business leaders. He will later go to Stockholm to take part in the 4th edition of the European Development Days.

Categories: Finland, Sweden


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