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13/02/2018 - The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has launched a suite of capacity-building workshops which aim to strengthen the capacity of Nigerian Government officials in the area of public-private partnerships, particularly as they relate to infrastructure development.

Categories: Nigeria, Canada, Partnerships, Private Sector, African Legal Support Facility


19/01/2018 - Counting on its position as the largest shareholder of the Bank since inception, the Government of Nigeria has made a formal request to the African Development Bank to host its regional office in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


19/01/2018 - The African Development Bank provided a much-needed lifeline at a time when it was very difficult to secure budget support loans from anywhere else, as the country struggled with the 2015-2016 economic recession, the Nigerian Government has said.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


16/01/2018 - As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school children in Nigeria.

The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of agriculture to secondary school children.

Categories: Nigeria, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries


14/01/2018 - Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, will commission the new office complex of the African Development Bank in Abuja on January 18, 2018, consolidating the country’s position as the Bank’s largest shareholder.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


29/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Commission on Monday 27 November 2017 signed five co-financing agreements to support road infrastructure projects in West Africa.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Togo, Benin, Mali, Nigeria, Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Regional Integration, Transport


23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


22/11/2017 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on African countries to implement the 1999 Yamoussoukro agreement for open skies.

While 20 countries have signed on, the 27-year old accord still faces implementation challenges, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the AfDB said Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the third ICAO World Aviation Forum in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, Infrastructure, Transport, Private Sector, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector.

Categories: Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport, Private Sector, Infrastructure, NEPAD, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


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