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18/01/2019 - The African Development Bank Group and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) signed a letter of intent on Wednesday 16th January 2019 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. The letter commits the institutions to increase their collaboration to accelerate gender equality, build resilience, and provide improved economic opportunities in Africa’s transition countries.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Health


18/12/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US$7.5 million equity investment in Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) to boost operations of highly scalable companies that use technology to innovate in key sectors such as consumer goods, corporate services, education, logistics, energy, fintech, agriculture or healthcare.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Health


01/10/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement va aider le Sénégal à poursuivre son Programme d’urgence de développement communautaire, destiné à développer l’agriculture en milieu rural et à offrir aux populations des contrées les plus reculées du pays un meilleur accès aux services sociaux de base. Pour ce faire, la Banque vient d’accorder un prêt de 60 millions d’euros, entériné par son Conseil d’administration, jeudi 27 septembre 2017 à Abidjan.

Categories: Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Health


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$50 million line of credit to Nigeria’s Sterling Bank Plc to support micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) in strategic sectors, including agriculture, renewable energy and social sectors such as health and education.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Health, Education


02/08/2018 - As World Breastfeeding Week kicks off this year, the African Development Bank calls on African countries to push breastfeeding as a means to give children a vital head start to their future wellbeing.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Health, Gender, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


24/04/2018 - On the occasion of World Malaria Day 2018, April 25, the African Development Bank has released Money and Mosquitoes: The Economics of Malaria in an Age of declining Aid. Authors include Harvard University’s Nobel laureate economist Eric Maskin; African Development Bank Group Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, Célestin Monga; Josselin Thuilliez of the French National Centre for Scientific Research, and Jean-Claude Berthélémy, Professor of Economics at the University of Paris 1 – Panthéon-Sorbonne and Corresponding Member of the Institut de France.

Categories: Health, Partnerships, Human Capital Development


16/04/2018 - Lagos State, Nigeria’s largest healthcare market, lacks an adequate supply of quality secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities with only about 700 to 1,000 quality beds for a population of over 21 million people.

Categories: Nigeria, Health, Private Sector, Industrialization


06/04/2018 - On the occasion of World Health Day, April 7, 2018, the African Development Bank calls for increased and more quality investments in Africa’s health sector to achieve universal health coverage.

Categories: Health, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


04/04/2018 - Le gouvernement de Madagascar et le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) ont signé, le 30 mars 2018 à Antananarivo, cinq accords de financement de projets d’un montant d’environ 11,23 millions USD.

Categories: Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Health, Private Sector


09/02/2018 - The third edition of the 2018 Africa STI Forum, co-organized by the African Development Bank and the Egyptian Government, opens Saturday, February 10 in Cairo, Egypt.

On February 10, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will attend the opening ceremony alongside the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Egyptian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khaled Abdel Ghaffar.

Categories: Egypt, Education, Youth, Private Sector, Employment, Climate Change, Health, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation


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