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18/04/2018 - The third West African Forum for Climate and Clean Energy Financing (WAFCCEF-3) was held on Thursday, April 12 in the Babacar Ndiaye Auditorium at the African Development Bank in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Representatives of international organisations, private developers and energy experts, and many academics and students attended.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment


18/04/2018 - Action on climate change and sustainable development together is the way forward for Africa. That is the top-line message that regional, public and private sector delegates will carry to international climate negotiations after a week of deliberations in the Kenyan capital.

Categories: Kenya, Environment, Climate Change, Partnerships, Africa Climate Change Fund


13/04/2018 - Pierre Guislain, vice-président de la Banque africaine de développement chargé du Secteur privé, de l’infrastructure et de l’industrialisation a présidé, du 7 au 9 mars à Abidjan, l’ouverture d’un atelier de réflexion et de partage d’expériences entre les acteurs du financement du développement en Afrique.

Categories: Private Sector, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries


12/04/2018 - The African Development Bank Group expressed its most sincere condolences to the families of the victims as well as to the Algerian authorities following the crash of a military plane, which caused the loss of 257 lives.

Categories: Algeria, The President


09/04/2018 - The African Development Bank assembled top representatives from African airlines, aviation industry organizations, civil aviation and regulatory authorities, airplane manufacturers, financiers and development partners to discuss the future of aviation in Africa.

Categories: Transport


05/04/2018 - The Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF)’s second call for proposals, which closed in August 2017, received unprecedented numbers of proposals from diverse government and non-governmental entities. Proponents of shortlisted concept notes were invited to submit full proposals, which were received in late January.

Categories: Africa Climate Change Fund, Climate Change


03/04/2018 - Partnerships have been crucial in the successful overall implementation of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) projects in Angola. It is to give an impetus to the Bank’s cooperation with the country that, the Bank’s Country Manager, Dr. Joseph Martial Ribeiro, on 29 March 2018 in Luanda, called on the Transport Minister, Dr. Augusto Tomás.

Categories: Angola, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Transport


30/03/2018 - Around the world, chocolate in all shapes and sizes symbolize Easter and bring joy to millions of kids and adults alike. And the demand for chocolate will most likely continue to increase, according to experts. There is huge opportunity for Africa, the largest producer of cocoa in the world, to rake in economic value that the global market offers.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries


29/03/2018 - The tranquillity usually felt in Abidjan’s business district on the weekend was broken on the morning of Saturday, March 24, 2018 by a frenzy of activity around the headquarters of the African Development Bank.

Categories: Sweden, Private Sector, The High 5s, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, Employment, ADF


29/03/2018 - The Government of the Republic of Angola, represented by Augusto Archer de Sousa Mangueira, Minister of Finance and Governor for the African Development Bank, and the Bank, represented by Joseph Ribeiro, Country Manager for Angola, signed on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Cabinda Province, a loan agreement in the amount of US $101.07 million for the Cabinda Provincial Agriculture Value Chains Development Project.

Categories: Angola