News & Events

Search filters

04/05/2018 - Each year, members and supporters of African Business Law Firms Association (ABLFA) gather at the organization’s annual conference to explore and devise solutions to the emerging challenges preventing or limiting investments in the African region. As a sponsor of this year’s ABLFA Conference, the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) shared lessons and best practices developed during project implementation.

Categories: France, African Legal Support Facility, Partnerships, Private Sector


16/03/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth, Amadou Hott, took part in the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) in New Delhi co-chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and President Emmanuel Macron of France.

Categories: India, France, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Partnerships, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


26/12/2017 - The African Development Fund (ADF) has signed a significant concessional donor loan agreement with the Government of France to the tune of $ 253 million as support for the 14th replenishment of the Fund.

Established in 1972, the ADF represents an enduring development partnership between African countries and donors. The Fund is part of the African Development Bank Group and helps to improve the lives of millions of people across Africa through loans and grants to projects and programmes.

Categories: France, Partnerships


04/09/2017 - The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has appointed Vanessa Moungar, the African Development Bank’s Director for Gender, Women and Civil Society, to his Presidential Council for Africa.

Categories: France, Partnerships


14/01/2017 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, has called for improved access to financing to accelerate the transformation of African economies. Speaking before African leaders at the Africa-France Summit which took place in Bamako on January 13-14, Mr. Adesina stressed that Africa can speed up its economic transformation through the Bank’s five main priorities, the “High 5”: “Light up and power Africa”; “Feed Africa”; “Industrialize Africa”; “Integrate Africa”; and “Improve the quality of life of African populations.

Categories: Mali, France, Partnerships, The President


13/01/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, called on the private sector to establish partnerships with the Bank to achieve the Bank’s five development priorities High 5s” – and enter a new phase of transformation for the continent.

Categories: Mali, France, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Transport


  • 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


07/11/2016 - The Government of France and the Africa Development Bank on November 6 signed a €6-million agreement for the implementation of the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI). The resources will help set up the Delivery Unit of the Initiative to be hosted at the African Development Bank

Categories: France, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships


28/05/2016 - The African Development Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to mobilize resources to help African countries adopt and mitigate climate change.

This commitment underpins its 2013-2022 Strategy promoting inclusive and green growth in Africa. Almost US $7 billion has been committed to projects in support of climate resilient and low-carbon development in the past four years.

Categories: France, Namibia, Morocco, Zambia, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships


26/02/2016 - During a 48-hour working visit to Côte d’Ivoire, the French Minister of the Minister of the Environment, Energy and the Sea, Ségolène Royal, met with Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, on Friday, February 26 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. They discussed cooperation between the pan-African financial institution and her country, France.

Categories: France, ADF, Environment, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.