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
The African Development Bank will launch 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) in support of agribusiness Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in eight African countries – Ghana (4), Tanzania (4), Burkina Faso (2), Malawi (2), Mozambique (2), Ethiopia (1), Nigeria (1) and Senegal (1).
04/04/2019 - Sa’adatu Babayo and Esther Ayuba have more than being female in common: the two are proud participants of the first all-women Coding for Employment class, currently underway in Nigeria as part of a pilot scheme to broaden opportunities for African women.
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.
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.
Following the successful launch of the 2019 edition of its flagship African Economic Outlook in January, the African Development Bank will launch the regional versions of the report (West, Central, East, South and North Africa).
The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank and the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) will host a seminar themed “Economic Integration and Financial Deepening” in Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, from 18th to 21stMarch 2019.
The African Development Institute (ADI) of the African Development Bank will host a seminar on the theme “Achieving the High 5s of the African Development Bank: Role of Think Tanks and other Knowledge Institutions”, in the city of Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria, from 11 -15 March 2019. The seminar is being convened in collaboration with the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, in Nigeria.
04/03/2019 - More young people and students across Africa and in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous economy, are becoming computer literate, with coding and digital skills training, under the “Coding for Employment” programme of the African Development Bank.
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.