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

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10/05/2019 - « Éclairer l’Afrique et l’alimenter en énergie » est, depuis fin 2015, une des cinq grandes priorités stratégiques, « High 5 », de la Banque africaine de développement, qui vise un accès universel à l’électricité sur le continent, dont ont déjà bénéficié des dizaines de millions d’Africains vivant notamment dans des zones rurales.

Categories: Morocco, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Angola, Zimbabwe


24/04/2019 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), hosted by the African Development Bank, has announced Us$ 3,390,000 funding for 17 new small and medium enterprises in the agriculture sector as part of its transformative support for food security, income enhancement, job creation, and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


07/04/2019 - President Macky Sall of Senegal has announced the appointment of Amadou Hott, Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth at the African Development Bank, as Minister of Economy, Planning and Cooperation.

Categories: Senegal, The President


04/04/2019 - One hundred and sixty young women have begun a month-long coding class on two Nigerian campuses under a new programme to give African youth digital skills for the work force. The Coding for Employment programme, organised by the African Development Bank and Microsoft Philanthropies, prioritises young women who typically have been side-lined in the technology ecosystem.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Senegal, Kenya, Rwanda, Education, Gender, Information & Communication Technology


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.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


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.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Infrastructure


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


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