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08/06/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a €5 million equity participation in Investisseur & Partenaire pour le Développement 2 (IPDEV.2), to support Small Growing Businesses (SGBs) in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Categories: Madagascar, Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries


  • From: 13/06/2017
  • To: 14/06/2017
  • Location: Accra, Ghana

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is co-organizing the first African Forestry Investment Conference (AFIC) in Accra, Ghana, on June 13 and 14, 2017.

Categories: Ghana


25/05/2017 - Making a difference in people’s lives requires effective and high quality operations for long-term impacts. Effective tracking and transparency in achieving impact are instrumental to achieve the High 5 goals.

To scale up its impact, the African Development Bank announced the winners of the Africa Development Impact during its Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India, on May 24, 2017, with Lerato Mbele acting as master of ceremony and Nollywood actress Omotola J. Ekeinde handing over the awards.

Categories: India, Tanzania, Ghana, Morocco, Mauritania, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation


24/04/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) through the African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI) launched its AfDB/AFMISM Bloomberg® African Bond Index (ABABI) in February 2015. Calculated by Bloomberg Indices, the composite index is currently comprised of the Bloomberg South Africa, Egypt, Nigeria, Kenya, Botswana and Namibia local currency sovereign indices and have been joined from April this year by Ghana and Zambia.

Categories: Ghana, Zambia, African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)


31/03/2017 - Low-income residents of the Ghanaian capital, Accra suffering from frequent cholera and flooding will soon experience some relief. The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Tuesday, March 29, 2017 approved a loan of approximately US $ 49 million to the Government of Ghana to increase access to safe and sustainable sanitation and facilitate income generation support for urban and peri-urban poor residents of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA).

Categories: Ghana, Health, Human Capital Development


30/03/2017 - Recent workshops in Ethiopia and Ghana took forward opportunities to develop projects to improve urban transport and mobility in the two cities.

Co-organised by the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA) and country offices of the African Development Bank, the workshops took place in Addis Ababa and Accra on March 14 and 22, 2017, respectively.

Categories: Ghana, Ethiopia, Transport, Partnerships


07/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP), have signed a US $24-million loan agreement with Form Ghana Ltd., opening the door to commence the implementation of an innovative project on Public-Private Partnership for the Restoration of Degraded Forest Reserve through Verified Carbon Standard (VCS) and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certified Plantations.

Categories: Ghana, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Climate Change, Environment


01/02/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), has approved two transport sector investment risk participations amounting to US $69.6 million under its Private Sector Credit Enhancement Facility (PSF).

Categories: Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Private Sector, Partnerships


19/12/2016 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has published a report of unprecedented scope, which measures the relevance, effectiveness, sustainability and efficiency of AfDB’s operations across the African continent over the past decade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal, Ethiopia, Morocco, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, Private Sector, Transport


06/12/2016 - A study from the Meredith Hanlon Department of Economics, Environmental Science, and Biology, Allegheny College, USA, doubts the ability of African agriculture in its present state to support an agro-industrial strategy.

Categories: Nigeria, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships


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