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  • From: 24/10/2016
  • To: 27/10/2016
  • Location: Seoul, Republic of Korea

An African Development Bank (AfDB) Group delegation led by President, Akinwumi Adesina, will attend the 5th KOAFEC Ministerial Conference in Seoul, South Korea from 24-27 October 2016.

The Bank is co-hosting the conference whose theme is: “Transforming Africa’s Agriculture through Industrialization and Inclusive Finance”, with the Korea Ministry of Strategy and Finance (MOSF), and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (EXIM). The theme emphasises the business value of agriculture to Africa’s socio-economic transformation.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Employment, Green Growth Initiative, Green Climate Fund, ADF


16/12/2015 - The African Development Bank has launched the report, “Transition towards Green Growth in Mozambique: Policy review and recommendations for action,” which summarizes the development process of the Green Economy Action Plan (GEAP) prepared to operationalize the ambitious goals of the country’s Green Economy Roadmap – a plan that outlines the country’s path to become an inclusive middle income country by 2030 through sustainable infrastructure, efficient and sustainable use of natural resources, and the strengthening of resilience and adaptive capacity to socio-economic shocks and climate variability.

Categories: Mozambique, Environment, Climate Change, Green Growth Initiative


08/05/2015 - Launched in April 2014 with a EUR 4.725 million contribution from Germany for an initial three-year period, the African Development Bank-sponsored Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) is working to address underlying challenges currently preventing many of the region’s countries from accessing the climate finance they require for engaging in climate smart development.

Categories: Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, Partnerships, Africa Climate Change Fund


14/11/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) Kenya have signed on November 14, 2014, in Nairobi, a grant agreement to support the growth and formalization of 54 African seed companies in eleven countries.

Categories: Kenya, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, Green Growth Initiative, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries


30/10/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated to the Twelfth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP12) of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) that took place from October 6-17, 2014 in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Korea, Environment, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Climate Change, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Green Growth Initiative, Civil Society, Congo Basin Forest Fund


30/09/2014 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has released the first-ever Green Growth Framework that will function as a foundational reference document for its future work on green growth.

Categories: Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, South Africa, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative


03/07/2014 - Green growth is a corporate priority of the Bank that it achieves through the financing of eligible climate change mitigation and adaptation projects. AfDB Green Bonds – rated Aaa/AAA/AAA – help the Bank reach that goal.

Categories: Green Growth Initiative, Green Bond Program, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power


05/06/2014 - In line with state policy and with support from the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Government of Madagascar launched a countrywide dialogue on green growth on June 3. This dialogue will involve taking stock of challenges and opportunities presented by green growth in Madagascar. Discussions are also meant to define a roadmap for the large island nation’s move to sustainable development that benefits all citizens, while preserving its natural capital.

Categories: Madagascar, Climate Change, Environment, Infrastructure, Green Growth Initiative


21/05/2014 - Given the urgency and seriousness of climate change, there is need to advance efforts to mobilize financing and mitigate the impact of climate change on the African continent, distinguished panelists said on Tuesday, May 20 in Kigali at the ongoing Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.

Categories: Rwanda, Climate Change, Environment, Green Growth Initiative, The President


24/04/2014 - Applauding Cape Verde’s graduation to middle income status, the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 approved a new Country Strategy Paper designed to support the Government in its efforts to lay the foundations for more inclusive and green growth.

Categories: Cape Verde, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Green Growth Initiative, Board of Directors


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