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03/04/2019 - Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


05/03/2019 - Le Président de la République de Gambie, Adama Barrow, a officiellement posé, le 23 février dernier, la première pierre du poste haute-tension 225 kV de Soma, dans le cadre du projet Energie de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie (OMVG) qu’il préside, et dont la Banque africaine de développement est un partenaire clé.

Categories: Gambia, Energy & Power


25/02/2019 - Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Infrastructure


20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?

The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.

Categories: Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


25/01/2019 - Cars, trucks and pedestrians plied the new bridge linking the Gambia and Senegal Thursday, ushering in a new era of connectivity and integration for the two West African nations.

Categories: Gambia, Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration


24/05/2018 - Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Governors of Central Banks from African countries have called for further innovative financing mechanisms to deal with the impact of climate change, which has led to economic losses from cycles, conflict, insecurity and cross-border political instability in the Sahel region.

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina attended the discussions by the Bank’s Board of Governors, emphasizing the Bank’s involvement in strengthening the technical cooperation between the Bank and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) to respond to climate change in Africa.

Categories: Gambia, Mali, Malawi, Niger, Senegal, Climate Change, Environment


27/06/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced the appointment of Ms. Oley Lucretia Clara Dibba-Wadda as Director of Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development with effect from July 1, 2017.

Categories: Gambia, Human Capital Development, Youth, The President


31/05/2017 - An African Development Bank (AfDB) mission visited Banjul from 8-12 May 2017 to hold talks with the Government and other stakeholders on updating the Second Joint Assistance Strategy (JAS-II 2012-2016). Key among activities undertaken during the mission, was the Country Portfolio Performance Review (CPPR), which was found satisfactory.

Categories: Gambia


03/03/2017 - The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of Henry Paul Batchi Baldeh as the Director for Power Systems Development with effect from May 1, 2017.

Categories: Gambia, Energy & Power, The President


27/02/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB)-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved a US $995,000-grant to the Republic of The Gambia to implement a programme to facilitate private investments in Green Mini-Grids (GMG) through the creation of an enabling policy, institutional and regulatory framework, as well as direct support to project development and financing.

Categories: Gambia, Energy & Power, Environment, Partnerships, Climate Change, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


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