The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
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.
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.
11/01/2017 - The President of the Republic of Benin, Patrice Talon, visited on Wednesday 11 January 2017 the headquarters of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, where he was welcomed by President Akinwumi Adesina, for the presentation of the new program of action of the Government of Benin for the period 2016-2021.
06/12/2016 - Experts at the 2016 African Economic Conference on Monday called for timely implementation of climate actions and release of information capable of assisting rural farmers against climate change impacts
25/03/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a organisé, le 23 mars 2016 à Abidjan, en Côte d'Ivoire, un atelier sur la compétitivité en Afrique de l'Ouest francophone. Cet atelier s'est appuyé sur les conclusions du Rapport 2015 sur la compétitivité en Afrique, qui s'intitule " Transformer les économies d'Afrique. ". Ce rapport biennal est une publication conjointe de la BAD, du Forum économique mondial, de la Banque mondiale et, depuis 2015, de l'Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE).
29/02/2016 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), le Gouvernement espagnol et le Fonds d’équipement des Nations Unies (en anglais, UNCDF), à travers le Fonds de renforcement des capacités de la microfinance, ont octroyé un don d’un montant de 241 millions de francs CFA (368 000 euros) au Consortium Alafia (l’Association professionnelle des systèmes financiers décentralisés), pour le financement du Projet d’appui à la transparence des institutions de microfinance (PATIMF).
02/12/2015 - “It is amazing that many women in Africa continue to use hoes to till the soil in their small-scale farms in this age of technological advancement,” Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, said Tuesday as she addressed officials at the launch of the African Renewable Energy Initiative at COP21 in Paris, France.
16/09/2015 - African Development Bank Group President, Akinwumi A. Adesina, received Benin’s President, Thomas Boni Yayi, on September 15, 2015 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. Boni Yayi said he “had come to deliver a congratulatory message to the AfDB’s newly elected President.” He also said Benin needs the Bank’s assistance in vital sectors such as energy, transport and agriculture.
10/09/2015 - Benin’s Prime Minister Lionel Zinsou paid a courtesy visit to African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina on Thursday, September10, 2015 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, where they discussed existing partnerships and explored areas for future cooperation.
17/08/2015 - African Development Bank President Donald Kaberuka was awarded on Monday, August 10 in Cotonou, Benin, the country’s highest honours, the title of Grand Officer in the National Order of Benin.
Kaberuka received the honours on the occasion of his last official visit to Benin as AfDB President. The award was in recognition of the important role played by Kaberuka at the head of the African Development Bank, in improving the lives of all Africans and the people of Benin in particular.