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28/02/2017 - Agriculture, agri-business and agro-industries will dominate the knowledge events of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group scheduled to take place from May 22-26 in Ahmedabad, in India’s Gujarat State.
- From: 22/05/2017
- To: 26/05/2017
- Location: Ahmedabad, India
The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-26, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the institution on the global stage.
16/11/2016 - On October 31, Oley Dibba-Wadda, ADEA Executive Secretary, met with Shri R. Ravindra, Ambassador of India to Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea and Liberia, to discuss on a potential strategic partnership. To this end, ADEA Executive Secretary also invited India to participate in the ADEA’s flagship event, which is the 2017 Triennale, to be held in Marrakech, Morocco, from March 15-17, 2017.
19/09/2016 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of India have pledged to make the Bank Group’s 2017 Annual Meetings a resounding success. The Meetings are scheduled to take place in Ahmedabad, the capital of the state of Gujarat, from May 22-26, 2017.
27/05/2016 - The 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the 42nd Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF) wound up on Friday, May 27, 2016 in Lusaka, Zambia, after five days of intense engagements on the Bank’s operations and development issues.
25/05/2016 - The Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM) has announced US $10 billion for Africa at the ongoing 51st African Development Bank (AfDB) Annual Meetings in Lusaka.
22/06/2015 - On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Day 3 of the African Development Bank’s 50th Annual Meetings, a panel session was dedicated to a discussion on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries. Among other issues addressed by participants, was the New Development Bank (NDB), the African Regional Centre (ARC) and the Contingent Reserve Arrangement.
29/05/2015 - Africa-India Partnership Day was one of the major events of the 2015 African Development Bank Annual Meetings. Jointly organized on May 27 in Abidjan by the AfDB’s Private Sector Department and the Export-Import Bank of India, it brought together financiers, sponsors, contractors, researchers and other key actors of Africa and India’s private sector for networking and identifying business opportunities mutually beneficial for the continent and India. The Ministry of Finance of India and the Embassy of India spearheaded the event.
25/05/2015 - Dinesh Sharma, Temporary Governor for India, and Charles Boamah, African Development (AfDB) Vice-President in charge of Finance, on May 25, 2015 in Abidjan, inked a protocol accord, related to the replenishment of the country’s technical cooperation agreement. The agreement comes in the margins of the AfDB’s Annual Meetings, and on the heels of a generous contribution to the African Development Fund 13th Replenishment (ADF-13) by India, in which it increased its pledge by 57.28% (as compared to ADF-12) – with a contribution of UA 12,364,333 (INR 1.03 billion).
27/05/2014 - India’s story of success in implementing the Private-Public Partnership (PPP) model makes it an important partner in facilitating the adoption of this model in Africa. India is one of the developing countries to have successfully received a large-scale investment to the tune of US $300 billion in infrastructure under the PPP model. In line with this, the Government of India has signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the African Development Bank Group to share the model agreements and legal documents associated with PPPs to facilitate implementation of this model in African countries.