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20/06/2018 - The African Development Bank and the World Bank are hosting the Second Global Roundtable on Infrastructure governance and tools from 21-22 June 2018 in Grand Bassam, 41 Km south east of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to share perspectives on impacts of poor infrastructure governance on economic growth.

Categories: Infrastructure


19/06/2018 - “Prevention is better than cure”. This wise advice makes even more sense when you read a study entitled Pathways for Peace. Inclusive Approaches to Preventing Violent Conflict, presented on Monday 18 June at the African Development Bank Headquarters in Abidjan.


13/06/2018 - La Banque africaine de développement a achevé son programme d’activités marquant la journée mondiale de l’environnement, ce samedi 9 juin 2018, par une mobilisation de ses employés pour une vaste opération de nettoyage de la plage de Grand-Bassam, en Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Environment


08/06/2018 - A Mozambican delegation headed by Economy Minister Adriano Maleiane participated in the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Busan, Korea, a key conference on economic affairs for the continent at which Finance Ministers from the Bank’s 80 Member States meet with academics, development partners and civil society organizations.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Private Sector, Partnerships, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance


07/06/2018 - While the fight against plastic waste is gaining more resonance in Africa, the use of plastic bags is still well-rooted in custom and practice, at the expense not only of the environment, but also of public health, without there being widespread awareness. That is why the African Development Bank is ringing the alarm bell on the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, and World Oceans Day, June 8, with a full week of activities on the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution.”

Categories: Environment


05/06/2018 - The Mozambican Government seeks to provide universal access to electricity for economic development. To that end, the Electricity IV project was co-financed by the African Development Bank, the Government of Mozambique and the OPEC Fund for International Development. Implemented for over 10 years, the project was completed in 2017.

Categories: Mozambique, Energy & Power, Partnerships


04/06/2018 - On the occasion of World Environment Day, June 5, and World Oceans Day, June 8, the African Development Bank is calling for collective action to reduce the pressing environmental and health challenges posed by plastic waste.

Categories: Environment, Human Capital Development, Climate Change, Partnerships


04/06/2018 - Inspired by Korea’s successful, rapid industrialization, the World Bank and the African Development Bank have pledged to increase investments in education, in financing for innovative technologies, in science and technology laboratories, and in providing risk guarantees to support initiatives to propel Africa’s industrialization.

Categories: Korea, Rwanda, Information & Communication Technology, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Transport, The President


04/06/2018 - During this year’s Innovation4Climate meeting in Germany, focused on “Adaptation metrics for innovative results-based adaptation and resilience finance,” the African Development Bank hosted a workshop on Tuesday, May 21, in cooperation with Perspectives Climate Group, The Higher Ground Foundation.

Categories: Uganda, Adaptation Benefit Mechanism (ABM), Environment, Climate Change


01/06/2018 - The African Development Bank held a seminar focusing on agribusiness on May 29, 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. This was the first joint event with Sasakawa Africa Association, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2016.