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04/03/2019 - "I can attest that migration enriches our lives while allowing us to learn and contribute." On Monday 4 March, the Bank’s Senior Vice-President Charles Boamah opened the third annual Africa Resilience Forum (ARF), by detailing the benefits that safe, controlled migration bring to countries of origin, transit and destination.

Categories: Fragility & Resilience


  • From: 04/03/2019
  • To: 06/03/2019
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

More than 300 attendees are expected at the headquarters of the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire for the third edition of the Africa Resilience Forum (ARF), which is to be held from 4-6 March, 2019. This year’s forum is themed: Fragility, Migration and Resilience."

Categories: Climate Change, Youth, Fragility & Resilience


08/02/2019 - Can migration really be described as a “crisis”? Is Europe threatened by an invasion of African migrants? What can migration bring to the countries of origin, transit and destination?

These, and many other questions, will be discussed by participants at the third edition of the Africa Resilience Forum, to be held 4-6March 2019 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on the theme of "Fragility, Migration and Resilience".

Categories: Climate Change, Youth, Fragility & Resilience


28/01/2019 - De jour comme de nuit, les transporteurs et chauffeurs routiers peuvent désormais franchir la frontière et parcourir les 975 kilomètres du tronçon Lomé-Ouagadougou en moins de trois jours. Depuis que la route a fini d’être réhabilitée, en octobre 2017 après cinq ans de travaux, leur trajet est devenu beaucoup moins éreintant, moins risqué et plus rapide.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Togo, Infrastructure, Transport, ADF, Regional Integration, Fragility & Resilience


27/11/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved an additional equity investment of US$ 25 million in Trade and Development Bank (TDB) to enhance the latter’s trade, finance and infrastructure investment operations. The investment will help expand Trade and Development Bank’s diverse socio-economic development interventions in countries in situations of fragility including Burundi, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia and Sudan.

Categories: Fragility & Resilience


12/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has created and refined a new tool to diagnose fragility in countries, taking into account their capacities and pressures they may be under.

Categories: Fragility & Resilience


28/08/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement a signé avec le gouvernement du Togo des accords de prêt et de don pour un total de quelque 16,63 milliards de FCFA, dans le cadre de son Projet de transformation agro-alimentaire (PTA-Togo).

Categories: Togo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, ADF, Food Production, Fragility & Resilience


31/05/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Director General for the East African Region, Gabriel Negatu, and Sudan’s State Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Magdi Yassin, presided over the signing ceremony of a US $1-million grant agreement to facilitate Sudan’s access to debt relief and to reintegrate it into the global economy.

Categories: Sudan, Korea, Fragility & Resilience


31/05/2018 - At its 2018 Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, the African Development Bank signed a 5-year, US $3-million Line of Credit (LoC) with Sierra Leone’s Union Trust Bank (UTB), the only indigenous private bank in Sierra Leone and an important provider of finance for indigenous micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The LoC will primarily target local SMEs and women-owned businesses working in agriculture, energy, manufacturing and services, among others.

Categories: Korea, Sierra Leone, Employment, Private Sector, Fragility & Resilience, Partnerships


30/05/2018 - The African Development Bank, on May 28, 2018 in Mogadishu, participated in a signing ceremony that occasioned Italy’s contribution of €1 million to the Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF). The ceremony was witnessed by Albert Mafusire, the African Development Bank’s Principal Country Economist for Somalia, who represented the Bank’s Deputy Director General for East Africa and Country Manager for Somalia, Nnenna Nwabufo; the Italian Ambassador to Somalia, Carlo Campanile; and the Federal Government of Somalia’s newly appointed Minister of Public Works, Reconstruction and Housing, Abdifatah Mohamed Ibrahim.

Categories: Somalia, Italy, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Fragility & Resilience, Human Capital Development, Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund (SIF)


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