16/04/2019 - The manufacturing sector will hold the key to future growth in East Africa, the African Development Bank’s lead Economist for the Bank’s East Africa Regional Office has emphasised.
10/04/2019 - Farmers and other players in Sudan’s agricultural sector are celebrating the success of new heat-resistant wheat varieties which could transform the food landscape in Sudan. The country has been hard hit by a severe bread shortage and sharp price increases last year.
27/02/2019 - East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.
03/03/2017 - As part of his three-day official visit to Sudan, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, met with the Director General of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), Sidi Ould Tah, to explore further cooperation and consolidate existing relations between the two institutions.
03/03/2017 - On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, engaged with representatives from Sudan’s private sector on available support to invigorate their contribution to the country’s economic development.
22/12/2016 - On 21 December 2016, the Federal Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of Sudan, Badr Eldien Mahmoud Abass and the Resident Representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr. Abdul Kamara signed an agreement for $29 million to finance the Empowering novel agri-business led employment for the youth (ENABLE Youth) in Sudan.
15/12/2016 - In collaboration with the UK Department of International Development (DfID), the African Development Bank (AfDB) concluded a project identification mission to Port Sudan on December 13, 2016. The mission sought to hold discussions with authorities and stakeholders on the possibility for the AfDB to finance the Port Sudan Priority Water and Sanitation (PSPWS) project as part of its joint efforts with DfID to address Port Sudan’s short-, medium- and long-term water needs. The PSPWS, which the Bank plans to finance with approximately US $20 million from the Bank’s Transitional Support Facility, is based on the Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) study undertaken by DfID.
08/11/2016 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sudan’s Ministry of Higher Education, on November 3, 2016 in Khartoum concluded a six-day training workshop on basic modules on principles of educational administration and management. The training was part of the US $22.9 million capacity building for improved quality of education system and skills development (CBIQESD) project, financed by the Bank. The project is implemented in the three states of Khartoum, White Nile and North Kordofan and aims to build capacity in the education sector by providing the required management skills and training to improve the quality of education in the country.
26/09/2016 - On Friday, September 23, 2016, the African Development Bank’s Executive Director (ED) for Sudan, Kwabena Boadu Oku-Afari, concluded a three-day familiarization mission to Sudan. ED Oku-Afari represents a constituency of five countries at the Bank, comprising Sudan, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana and Gambia. This mission sought to acquaint him with firsthand knowledge of developments in Sudan as well as the state of the Bank’s development operations in the country.
08/03/2016 - On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) met in the Bank’s Sudan Field Office in Khartoum to explore possibilities of collaboration in the energy sector. The UNDP is piloting a project called Solar 4 Health which seeks to identify sustainable energy solutions for equitable access to health services. The estimated cost of the proposed program is USD 85 million. The program builds on the recommendations of the COP21 meeting held in Paris, France, in 2015 and is consistent with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).