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
15/05/2019 - While Africa enjoys unprecedented economic development and strong demographic and urban growth, large parts of the continent are also highly vulnerable and already face the dramatic consequences of climate change. Local governments, civil society and the youth are getting increasingly vocal, asking more commitment at all levels to fight climate change. This makes Africa a key player in the global challenge to meet goals set in the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions and to adapt to climate change. Across the region, cities and local authorities are moving forward.
Categories: Climate Change
13/05/2019 - Following the devastating cyclones, Idai and Kenneth, which hit the central and northern parts of Mozambique, its government requested support from the African Development Bank for long-term assistance on the management of climate disasters.
26/04/2019 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement et le gouvernement de Guinée, ont signé, mardi 23 avril 2019 à Conakry, des accords de prêts et de don, pour un montant total de 81,1 millions de dollars EU.
27/03/2019 - Fighting climate change with robust implementation of national commitments and partnerships was the main thrust of African Development Bank’s Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, Dr. Anthony Nyong’s closing remarks at the end of Africa Climate Week.
22/03/2019 - The public sector cannot provide enough finance to make African countries resilient to climate change impacts, and funding from the private sector is hard to come by. At the same time, many grassroot adaptation initiatives are being developed and some of these are making a big difference.
20/03/2019 - While climate change poses a major threat to Africa’s economic development and infrastructure, it also offers substantial greenfield investment opportunities supporting climate action The infrastructure financing gap in Africa is enormous, estimated at an additional $60–100 billion per annum to meet basic infrastructure needs. These requirements will increase in response to socio-economic changes and the need to move towards a low carbon and climate-resilient economy.
20/03/2019 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the nomination of Professor Anthony Nyong, Director for Climate Change and Green Growth, as one of the ‘100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019’ by Apolitical, a peer-to-peer learning platform for governments.
Categories: Climate Change
08/02/2019 - The Climate Investment Funds’ “The Power of 10: Shaping the Future of Climate Action” event took place on 28-29 January, 2019 in Ouarzazate, Morocco at the Noor concentrated solar power complex, the largest plant of its type in the world, providing renewable energy to more than 2 million households. The summit convened over 300 climate leaders from the public and private sectors for action-oriented dialogue on fighting climate change.