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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


21/11/2017 - A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda. The initiative is part of a broad coalition to boost collaboration between the two institutions in agriculture, water and sanitation. The combined active portfolio of both institutions in these sectors in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda is worth US$1 billion, with several projects in the pipelines to expand their support.

Categories: Nigeria, Somalia, The High 5s, Partnerships


  • From: 20/11/2017
  • To: 22/11/2017
  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is partnering with the Nigerian government, the African Union Commission (AUC), and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency to co-host the third ICAO World Aviation Forum from November 20-22 in Abuja, Nigeria.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport, Partnerships, Private Sector, Regional Integration, NEPAD, Infrastructure, The President


08/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) under the leadership of the Department of Gender, Women and Civil Society (CSO), and in partnership with the Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW), Hivos International and Google Africa conducted the Fashionomics Africa Masterclass on October 27th and 28th 2017. The training module, entitled Disrupt!FASHION! was designed and facilitated by Hivos International together with AfDB; and took place alongside the LFDW at EKO Atlantic City in Lagos.

Categories: Nigeria


06/11/2017 - Nigeria's House of Representatives has constituted a Tactical Committee on Economic Recession to guide innovative legislative actions by the House and the National Assembly to return the economy to a path of growth and stability. In this regard, the committee is holding a summit in the nation’s capital, Abuja, on 6 and 7 November 2017

Categories: Nigeria, Economic & Financial Governance


31/10/2017 - The African Development Bank wishes to categorically refute the statement that it has "called off loans to Nigeria", as reported in Reuters and credited to AfDB Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth Amadou Hott.

Categories: Nigeria


19/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP) − an initiative that aims to train young African professionals in research and technology transfer, contributing to local capacity development.

Categories: Cape Verde, Nigeria, Brazil, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Partnerships, Employment


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