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08/08/2017 - Cocoa production in Africa is set to take a turn for the better, as the African Development Bank (AfDB) begin plans to support producers of the crop on the continent.

Among other planned interventions, the Bank is considering support to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reduce the volatility of the international prices of cocoa. Côte d’Ivoire leads the world in the production and export of cocoa.

Categories: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


04/08/2017 - The 2nd Japan-Africa Business Forum was held in Tokyo on 25-26 July 2017 on the theme ‘Investment and Business Opportunities with Africa’. The Forum was organized by the Bank’s Asia External Representation Office and African Diplomatic Corps (ADC) in Tokyo, in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Categories: Japan, Partnerships, Private Sector, Enhanced Private Sector Assistance for Africa: EPSA Initiative


  • From: 12/09/2017
  • To: 15/09/2017
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), collaborating with other partners, is undertaking preparatory arrangements for the AMCOMET - Africa Hydromet Forum, which is scheduled to take place at the headquarters of the African Union Commission, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 12th to 15th September 2017.

Categories: Ethiopia, Climate Change, Partnerships, Civil Society, Private Sector


28/07/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest US $24 billion dollars in agriculture as part of its Feed Africa programme- a strategy for agricultural development in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


27/07/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will visit Ghana from 1-4 August 2017 as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation.

Categories: Ghana, Partnerships, The President


24/07/2017 - The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, paid a courtesy call on the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Madagascar, Partnerships, The President


14/07/2017 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce vendredi 14 juillet 2017, un prêt de 200 millions de dollars EU, destiné à financer la première phase du Programme d’appui à l’accélération de l’industrialisation au Maroc (PAAIM I).

Categories: Morocco, Partnerships, Gender, Employment


11/07/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen partnership at country level.

Categories: Partnerships, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries, African Guarantee Fund for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, Human Capital Development, Health, Education, The President


04/07/2017 - The Government of Japan and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Japan-Africa Energy Initiative (JAEI) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa which aims to achieve universal access to energy by 2025, using available energy sources and the most advanced technologies.

Categories: Japan, Ethiopia, Partnerships, Energy & Power, The President


30/06/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé le nouveau Document de stratégie pays 2017-2021 pour la Tunisie. Ce document décrit le contenu du partenariat entre la BAD et la Tunisie pour les cinq (5) ans à venir.

Categories: Tunisia, Partnerships, Youth, Employment, Environment


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