News & Events
20/05/2019 - The president of the Republic of Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, is now officially a champion of the "African Leaders for Nutrition" (ALN) initiative, after being presented with his mission plan on Thursday 16 May by the African Development Bank's Director of Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development, Oley Dibba-Wadda.
12/04/2019 - Thousands of people in South Sudan have received relief from a food security project which is addressing the nation’s severe food and nutrition needs.
The South Sudan Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project (STRERP) was launched in December last year by the government with a $43.57 million grant from the African Development Bank. The World Food Programme is implementing the project.
20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?
The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.
18/02/2019 - Increasing numbers of women can be seen around the goat and sheep pens of Saria, in the province of Boulkiemdé, in Centre-West Burkina Faso. But not for the typical scenario - as animal herders; nowadays, they are there because they own them. One of them, Salimata Kaboré, runs a small penwith four animals- two ewes and two rams.
11/02/2019 - The African Union Commission, the African Development Bank and global partners today launched the Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard to raise awareness and reinforce commitments by African governments to help end malnutrition.
10/02/2019 - “We are working hard with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability and project delivery across the continent. Corruption does not invest in the future, it kills the future,” Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank said at the World Peace Summit of Global Leaders.
08/02/2019 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina is expected in Addis Ababa on Sunday, 10 February to take part in the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).
- From: 11/02/2019 12:30
- To: 11/02/2019 14:00
- Location: The African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
African leaders will gather at a side event of the 32nd African Union Summit, to launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) Continental Nutrition Accountability Scorecard
04/12/2018 - Working with Big Win Philanthropy and Aliko Dangote Foundation, the African Development Bank has unveiled a new Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan that aims at raising investments towards reducing stunting by 40% in African children aged under 5 by 2025.