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03/04/2019 - Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


25/02/2019 - Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Infrastructure


12/12/2018 - The Civil Society Division of the African Development Bank has engaged civil society organizations in Liberia as part of the Country’s Strategic Paper (CSP) Preparation process. This aims at addressing fragility and creating a resilient and inclusive growth for Liberia in line with the Bank’s policy.

Categories: Liberia, Civil Society


21/09/2018 - The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has approved a grant of US $1 million to Liberia, to provide technical assistance to its fast-growing wood processing industry.

Categories: Liberia, Private Sector, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


21/09/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank gave the green light for the launch of the second phase of the Mano River Union (UFM) programme, which would improve roads and facilitate transport between Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Infrastructure, Regional Integration


16/05/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved US$ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia.

The loan, approved by the Board of Directors of the Bank on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, is a trade finance package for three Liberian commercial banks: Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI); International Bank of (Liberia) Limited (IBL) and Afriland First Bank Liberia Limited.

Categories: Liberia


16/01/2018 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Monday, January 15, received the Order of the Star of Africa with the Grade of Grand Band of the Republic of Liberia, during an investiture ceremony hosted by Liberian Head of State, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the C. Cecil Dennis Auditorium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Monrovia, Liberia.

Categories: Liberia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


16/01/2018 - The first meeting of the High Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM) highlighted regional migration priorities and actionable commitments that will lead to the successful implementation of the work plan of the Panel in preparation of the final report.

Categories: Liberia


14/01/2018 - The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, will host the inaugural meeting of the High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa (HLPM), in Monrovia on Monday, January 15, 2018. Participants include the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, and the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe.

Categories: Liberia, The President


07/09/2017 - The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 paid a visit to the African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Liberia, The President


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