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19/10/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, is pleased to announce the following appointments in the Office of the President;

Categories: The President


19/10/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, is pleased to announce the following Senior Management appointments:

Categories: The President


18/10/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Fidelity Bank Plc to support small and medium sized, and women-owned enterprises in selected transformative sectors, including close to a hundred SMEs in manufacturing, health and education.

Categories: Nigeria


  • From: 29/10/2018
  • To: 29/10/2018
  • Location: Livingstone, Zambia

The African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) of the African Development Bank, in partnership with the Central Bank of Zambia (BOZ) is organising the 7th Annual Workshop on Local Currency Bond Markets and Financial Sector Development in Livingstone, Zambia on the 29th of October 2018.

Categories: Zambia, African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)


17/10/2018 - For Miriam Ahuna Ofoeze, nothing now stands between her and her cherished goal of becoming a successful agribusiness entrepreneur. Thanks to an innovative training programme sponsored by the African Development Bank at Purdue University, Indianapolis, the young Nigerian is even convinced she now has what it takes to become a future World Food Prize winner.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


  • From: 17/10/2018
  • To: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a Bank delegation to the World Food Prize 2018 edition taking place in Iowa, U.S. The Bank will participate in various events to showcase its Technologies for Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and other key initiatives.

Categories: United States of America, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries


17/10/2018 - The African Development Bank recently convened a meeting of experts and stakeholders in the agricultural sector to design integrated pest and disease management mechanisms for controlling the spread of the Fall Army Worm in East Africa.


17/10/2018 - The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s program to improve electricity supply and expand access to electricity under the Scaling Up Electricity Access Program Phase II (SEAP II). This operation builds on the successful implementation of the Scaling Up Electricity Access Program (SEAP) approved by the Bank in 2013 with a combined estimated €39.74million loan and grant.

Categories: Rwanda, Energy & Power


17/10/2018 - The African Development Bank joined the international community in observing Global Handwashing Day on October 15. Global Handwashing Day, organized by the Global Handwashing Partnership, is intended to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits. It promotes handwashing with soap at critical points during the day, such as before cooking, eating, feeding others, or after using the toilet. These are key factors in disease prevention and can potentially lead to a 25-50 percent reduction in respiratory and intestinal diseases.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


17/10/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a Naira investment equivalent to US$ 10 million in Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF).

Categories: Nigeria, Private Sector, Infrastructure


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