News & Events
14/03/2019 - The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced today at the One Planet Summit taking place in Nairobi. Akinwumi A. Adesina said that the Bank would commit at least US$25 billion towards climate finance.
13/03/2019 - The President of the African Development Bank Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to the One Planet Summit (OPS 2019), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 14 March 2019 as part of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), running from 11 to 15 March 2019.
08/03/2019 - “Think equal, build smart, innovate for change, ” is the global theme of this year’s International Women’s Day. As one of its core priorities, the African Development Bank is promoting women’s entrepreneurship and innovation across the continent.
- From: 15/03/2019 10:00
- To: 15/03/2019
- Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing ceremonies for graduates of Masterclasses for women entrepreneurs organized by the African Development Bank’s AFAWA program in partnership with Entreprenarium. Entrepreneurs will receive their certificates and the event will end with a reception, during which a successful woman entrepreneur will be invited as special guest to deliver an inspirational speech.
27/02/2019 - East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.
27/02/2019 - From Kenya to Tanzania, from Uganda to Ethiopia, the familiar sound of petrol and diesel generators is about to disappear from the daily lives of millions of Africans. These East Africa countries have faced regular major power cuts since the early 2000s. But this is about to change; inhabitants of these countries are on the verge of switching them off for good, with the upcoming commissioning of a power transmission line to interconnect Kenya and Ethiopia. This line is scheduled to enter its operational phase in the course of 2019, providing an uninterrupted supply of electricity for all.
20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?
The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.
08/02/2019 - A third round of two-week masterclasses on entrepreneurship, business development and financial management for women entrepreneurs organized by the African Development Bank in partnership with Entreprenarium, kicked off Thursday in Kenya, under the Bank’s flagship Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA) program.