The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more

News & Events

Search filters

08/11/2016 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, November 4, 2016 approved a US $1-million emergency assistance grant to support the fight against malnutrition in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno.

Categories: Nigeria, Nutrition, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Health, Youth, Food Production, Fragility & Resilience


07/11/2016 - “Nothing could be more important,” African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina said Monday, as he addressed a high-level dialogue on strengthening public health security in Sub-Saharan Africa. “Health is wealth.”

Categories: Health, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Ebola, The President


21/10/2016 - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US $20-million equity investment in Rx Healthcare Fund (RxHF) to help improve healthcare delivery across the continent.

Categories: Health, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


26/09/2016 - African countries will need better data, statistics, and policy coordination to ensure successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and congruence with the African Union’s Agenda 2063.

Categories: Human Capital Development, Health, Education, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction


23/09/2016 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina called for bold action Tuesday to light up Africa within the next ten years. “Ten years is the timeframe. We need to take Africa out of the darkness. Period,” Adesina told a panel discussion in New York.

Categories: United States of America, Health, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Gender, The President


14/09/2016 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 8, 2016 in Abidjan, approved two grants of US $1 million each, to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau as emergency assistance to support the implementation of National Preparedness and Response Plans to fight the Zika virus outbreak in the two countries.

Categories: Cabo Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Human Capital Development, Health, Ebola


09/09/2016 - Phase II of an African Development Bank-funded water program in Tunisia will improve water services for about 400,000 rural Tunisians. Approved by the Bank’s Board of Directors on September 6, 2016, this program is designed to provide clean drinking water mostly to needy rural communities in about 20 prefectures.

Categories: Tunisia, Water Supply & Sanitation, Human Capital Development, Health, Partnerships, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, African Water Facility


  • From: 05/09/2016
  • To: 05/09/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Agriculture and Agro-industries Department of the African Development Bank (OSAN) will host a seminar on “Reshaping African food systems: The role of technological and policy innovations”.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Health, Food Production


29/08/2016 - As a leading provider of water and sanitation services in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Water Facility (AWF) have been invited to participate in World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. World Water Week, which takes place from August 28 to September 2, 2016, is the leading annual global event for tackling global water issues and development-related challenges. The theme of this year’s forum: “Water for Sustainable Growth.”

Categories: Sweden, Health, Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, African Water Facility, Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative


27/08/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has pledged funding and technical support to roll out community-based healthcare initiatives around Africa at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi.

Categories: Japan, Kenya, Partnerships, Health, Human Capital Development, Ebola


You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.