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28/04/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called for urgent action to end rural poverty in Africa at a conference on the future of the rural world in Berlin.

Categories: Germany, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Fragile States Facility, The President


27/04/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in collaboration with London Stock Exchange Group, hosted the inaugural African Launch of the ‘Companies to Inspire Africa 2017’ Report on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at its headquarters in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, Partnerships


27/04/2017 - In a speech delivered at a meeting with the Committee for Economic Cooperation and Development of the German Parliament in Berlin on Wednesday, the President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, thanked the Committee for Germany’s generous contribution to the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional resource arm of the Bank.

Categories: Germany, Partnerships, Employment, Youth, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Gender, Economic & Financial Governance, The President


22/04/2017 - Leaders of the top multilateral development banks (MDBs) have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.

Categories: United States of America, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector, The President


21/04/2017 - The African Development Bank President’s full and busy second day in Washington, DC opened with a meeting of Multilateral Development Bank Heads and a bilateral tête-à-tête with Tone Skogen, State Secretary and Norwegian Governor to the AfDB.

Categories: Norway, United States of America, Nigeria, Employment, Youth, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Private Sector, The President


21/04/2017 - In an impassioned speech delivered at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, April 19, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina spoke about Africa’s enormous potential, and the Bank’s ambitious development agenda, which he said was well underway.

Categories: United States of America, Employment, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Youth, Gender, Human Capital Development, Energy & Power, Fragile States Facility, The President


  • From: 18/04/2017
  • To: 23/04/2017
  • Location: Washington, DC

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington, DC, from April 18-23, 2017. The annual gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the media and academia.

Categories: United States of America, Fragile States Facility, Food Production, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Nutrition, Youth, Infrastructure, The President


12/04/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), a accordé un appui budgétaire (PASEBE) d’un montant de 19,92 millions d’unités de compte (environ 16 milliards de francs CFA) au Bénin, pour booster le secteur de l’énergie du pays.

Categories: Benin, Energy & Power, Partnerships


12/04/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Busan Metropolitan City have jointly urged South Korea’s private sector to do more business with Africa.

The call was made at the Korea-Africa Business Forum held at Busan Exhibition & Convention Center on 3 and 4 April 2017, supported by Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth


09/04/2017 - The African Development Bank and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation have long had a close affinity and a natural alliance based on shared interests and complementary objectives. These qualities showed clearly at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Marrakech, Morocco, where the President spent a productive working weekend in the company of well-known personalities from African politics, commerce, investment and finance.

Categories: Morocco, Youth, Employment, Gender, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


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