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20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?

The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.

Categories: Gambia, Ghana, Senegal, Kenya, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Nutrition, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


01/02/2019 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the recommendations of the Independent Review Mechanism to bring the Sendou coal-fired power plant project in Senegal into compliance with Bank policies and procedures. The compliance review report was approved with a mitigation action plan prepared by the Bank’s management.

Categories: Senegal, Energy & Power, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


25/01/2019 - Cars, trucks and pedestrians plied the new bridge linking the Gambia and Senegal Thursday, ushering in a new era of connectivity and integration for the two West African nations.

Categories: Gambia, Senegal, Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Integration


23/01/2019 - The African Delivery Units Network, a unique platform for government delivery units across the continent, has been launched in the Senegalese capital Dakar.

Categories: Senegal, Economic & Financial Governance


14/01/2019 - Excellence Monsieur le Président, je vous remercie de m’avoir invité à cette cérémonie historique de réception du Train Express Régional Dakar – Aéroport International Blaise Diagne, reliant Dakar et Diamniadio.

Categories: Senegal, The President


27/12/2018 - Un an après l’inauguration de son nouvel aéroport, le 7 décembre 2017, Dakar enregistre une progression de 6 % de son trafic aérien et déjà un million de passagers.

Categories: Senegal, Infrastructure


24/05/2018 - Ministers of Finance, Agriculture and Governors of Central Banks from African countries have called for further innovative financing mechanisms to deal with the impact of climate change, which has led to economic losses from cycles, conflict, insecurity and cross-border political instability in the Sahel region.

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina attended the discussions by the Bank’s Board of Governors, emphasizing the Bank’s involvement in strengthening the technical cooperation between the Bank and the African Risk Capacity (ARC) to respond to climate change in Africa.

Categories: Gambia, Mali, Malawi, Niger, Senegal, Climate Change, Environment


06/06/2017 - The African Development Bank has identified political will as a key ingredient to Africa’s agricultural transformation agenda and to pull millions of people out of poverty.

Categories: Senegal, India, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, The President


20/04/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved the eligibility assessment for compliance review of the Bank-financed 125-MW Sendou coal-fired power plant project in the village of Bargny Minam in Senegal.

Categories: Senegal, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Private Sector, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


07/04/2017 - Representatives from WHO, African Development Bank, GAVI, Global Fund, France, JICA, UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNWomen and USAID met in Dakar from 28-31 March 2017 to decide upon the future of Harmonization for Health in Africa (HHA), a mechanism co-founded by AfDB and partners in 2006, to deliver coordinated support to health systems strengthening in African countries.

Categories: Senegal, Human Capital Development


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