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05/05/2015 - In mid-April 2015, Mali confirmed its ability to raise funds to finance climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas emissions mitigation projects – a development made possible thanks to the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and other partners such as the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

Categories: Mali, Environment, Climate Change, Energy & Power


15/04/2015 - On April 9 and 10, Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from CFA franc zone member states (Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC) met in Bamako to discuss sustainable growth, with a particular emphasis on environmental challenges and development funding viability.

Categories: Mali, COP20, Energy & Power, Climate Change


01/04/2015 - The African Development Bank continues to commemorate the International Women’s Day through forums to discuss challenges in accelerating gender equality.

Categories: Botswana, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire, Quality Assurance & Results, Gender


19/12/2014 - The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) extremely rapid intervention in Mali after a first case of Ebola was detected has halted the spread of the epidemic in the country.

“The AfDB support, both in the preparation and the response phases, was exceptional in its speed and the level of resources mobilized,” said Ibrahima Fall Socé, head of the UN Mission for emergency action against Ebola in Mali.

Categories: Mali, Ebola, Health, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development


17/12/2014 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce 17 décembre 2014, un prêt de quelque 6,4 milliards de FCFA et un don de 5 milliards de FCFA environ, prélevés sur les ressources du Fonds africain de développement (FAD). Cette aide financière en faveur de la République du Mali est destinée à financer le Programme d’appui d'urgence à la gouvernance et à la reprise économique (PAUGRE).

Categories: Mali, Economic & Financial Governance


16/10/2014 - In a move aimed at ending the frequent cycles of drought and famine in the Sahel region, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 approved loans and grants amounting to US $231 million to finance a Programme to Build Resilience to Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Sahel (P2RS).

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Chad, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Togo, Senegal, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Gender, Climate Change, Water Supply & Sanitation, Food Production


18/09/2014 - Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Abidjan on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, and approved five projects worth US $144.4 million for Mali, Angola and Burkina Faso.

Categories: Mali, Burkina Faso, Angola, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Employment, Food Production


25/08/2014 - The African Development Bank released on August 21 its latest edition of the West Africa Monitor Quarterly. The report follows key socio-economic developments in the region and provides brief analysis on latest events across the countries.

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


13/08/2014 - The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) approved on 11th of August in Tunis a US$530,000 grant to Mali as co-funding for a project to promote renewable energy in the country (PAPERM project). The overall objective of the grant is to strengthen the enabling environment for catalyzing renewable energy investments from the private sector.

Categories: Mali, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Private Sector, Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


23/07/2014 - The African Development Bank’s New Rice for Africa (NERICA) project received Development Impact Honors on Wednesday, July 23 from the US Treasury Department in an awards ceremony in Washington, DC.

Categories: United States of America, Benin, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Mali, Sierra Leone, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production


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