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13/05/2019 - Growing vehicle ownership and rapid urbanization have increased the incidence of road accidents in Africa. Nearly 50% of the victims are pedestrians, cyclists or motorcyclists, who are exposed to multiple hazards and often chaotic conditions on Africa’s roads. The grief and distress experienced due to the loss of life or injury could be prevented by systematic and appropriate solutions from governments and societies.

Categories: Transport


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.

Categories: Guinea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Environment, Transport, Food Production


26/04/2019 - The African Development Bank Group, on Wednesday 24 April 2019 approved a US$70 million loan for a road project in Nigeria’s southeastern Ebonyi State.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport


09/04/2019 - La Banque africaine de développement a reçu, vendredi 5 avril à Abidjan, des délégations venues du Congo, de la République démocratique du Congo, du Tchad, de la République centrafricaine et de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC).

Categories: Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport


01/03/2019 - Le gouvernement ivoirien et la Banque africaine de développement ont procédé le jeudi 28 février 2019 à Abidjan, à la signature d’accords de financement de cinq projets en faveur de la Côte d’Ivoire pour un montant total de 275 milliards Francs CFA. Les différents projets portent sur le transport urbain, les infrastructures routières, l’électricité en milieu rural, l’agriculture et l’intégration sous régionale.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Transport


05/02/2019 - The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 kilometre highway linking Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos in Nigeria, marking a new step in building regional integration and trade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Transport


05/02/2019 - The second Road Safety Leadership Program organized by the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP, an international partnership hosted by the World Bank), in collaboration with the African Development Bank, kicked off at the Bank’s Headquarters in Abidjan on 4th February. The program, which runs till 8th February, is intended to develop leadership capabilities in road safety planning, implementation, management, and operations; and ultimately help reduce the number of road crashes on the roads of Africa. High-level specialists from the SSATP, the African Development Bank, the World Bank, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and academia, will share their experiences on improving road safety through practical examples and best practices.

Categories: Transport


28/01/2019 - De jour comme de nuit, les transporteurs et chauffeurs routiers peuvent désormais franchir la frontière et parcourir les 975 kilomètres du tronçon Lomé-Ouagadougou en moins de trois jours. Depuis que la route a fini d’être réhabilitée, en octobre 2017 après cinq ans de travaux, leur trajet est devenu beaucoup moins éreintant, moins risqué et plus rapide.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Togo, Infrastructure, Transport, ADF, Regional Integration, Fragility & Resilience


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


11/12/2018 - Africa is the continent with the most rapidly growing urban population, at an estimated annual rate of 3%. The surge in population is paired with rapid urbanisation and increased transportation. Consequently, emissions from transportation are growing significantly all across Africa, further driven by urban sprawl, rapid motorization and low levels of institutional capacity to manage traffic and its impact.

Categories: Climate Change, Transport, COP


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