News & Events
16/04/2018 - For the first time ever, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans. Releasing the report in local languages aims to increase accessibility of the publication’s findings to a large segment of Africans and promote linguistic inclusiveness. This release is also the latest innovation for increasing the relevance and timeliness of the African Economic Outlook.
Categories: Niger, Mali, Benin, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sudan, Chad, Togo, Comoros, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania
- From: 27/03/2018
- To: 29/03/2018
- Location: Accra, Ghana
The African Development Bank will launch 12 new projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) on March 27-29, 2018 to support agribusiness SMEs in Ghana and five other countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique and Nigeria
07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”
Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration
- From: 06/12/2017
- To: 06/12/2017
- Location: Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana
The African Natural Resources Center will host a workshop on value chain policies on select natural resources, namely iron ore, diamonds, natural gas and tilapia. The main objective of the High Level Policy Dialogue is to strengthen the capacity of RMCs to effectively design and implement competitive downstream policies for value addition and to enhance the ability of governments to negotiate with investors.
23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.
21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector.
04/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP) have released a report on how unlocking capital flows to foster forest sector development in Africa. The report builds on the results of the first African Forestry Investment Conference (AFIC) organized by AfDB in June this year in Accra, Ghana. Attended by over 70 participants, the conference highlighted the benefits of forestry investments in Ghana and in West Arica.
08/08/2017 - Cocoa production in Africa is set to take a turn for the better, as the African Development Bank (AfDB) begin plans to support producers of the crop on the continent.
Among other planned interventions, the Bank is considering support to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reduce the volatility of the international prices of cocoa. Côte d’Ivoire leads the world in the production and export of cocoa.
02/08/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty.