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29/03/2017 - Le 29 mars 2017, le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a accordé 127,6 millions de dollars EU (75 milliards de francs CFA) de prêt à la République du Sénégal. Objectif dudit financement : moderniser les infrastructures de transport et appuyer les autorités municipales dans 13 communes/villes du pays.

Categories: Senegal, Transport, Infrastructure


29/03/2017 - Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) will host three knowledge sharing and evaluation capacity development sessions during the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA) international conference, held in Kampala, Uganda, from March 27-31, 2017. The theme of the 8th AfrEA conference is “Evaluating the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Opportunities and Challenges for Africa.”

Categories: Partnerships, Independent Development Evaluation


29/03/2017 - African Development Bank Group Executive Directors are visiting Namibia from 3 to 7 April, 2017, to assess the impact of Bank projects in the country.

According to Executive Director for the country, Heinrich Mihe Gaomab II, the visit will focus on on-going projects in transport and logistics, financial intermediation, and public-private partnerships and pipeline projects in economic governance and competitiveness and infrastructure development.

Categories: Namibia, Economic & Financial Governance, Infrastructure


28/03/2017 - As a sign of their healthy relations, the Ivoirian Government on Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Abidjan, partnered with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other development players, to commemorate World Water Day.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


28/03/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina and Senior Official of the Bank will make a four-day official visit to India beginning on Thursday, March 30, 2017 to engage Indian authorities on cooperation and review facilities put in place for the 2017 Annual Meetings.

Categories: India, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, The President


27/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), in partnership with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Energy, the Energy Commission and other partners, organized a two-day workshop under the title “Actualizing Mini-grid Policy and Advancing Universal Energy Access in Ghana” on March 23-24, 2017 in Accra. The purpose of this Action Learning Event was to explore the policy related to mini-grids and facilitate a discussion that will enhance the successful implementation of policies that will encourage widespread mini-grid build-out and ultimately universal energy access in Ghana. More than 100 participants were present from government officials, key players in the private sector and development partners.

Categories: Partnerships, Energy & Power


24/03/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) participated in the Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) Annual Meetings from February 20 to 24, 2017 in Marrakech, under the theme “Aligning Africa Transport Policies with the Sustainable Development Goals.” The meeting brought together 150 delegates from 31 African countries, who shared perspectives on best practices on road transport.

Categories: Morocco, Transport, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector


24/03/2017 - Au premier jour de la dixième édition des Rencontres internationales des partenariats public-privé (PPP), qui se déroulaient les 22 et 23 mars 2017 à Paris, en France, le Hub régional pour les PPP en Afrique du Nord de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a organisé un atelier de travail, intitulé « Opportunités et perspectives des PPP en Afrique du Nord ».

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Partnerships, Regional Integration, Private Sector, Infrastructure


24/03/2017 - South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma has called on his fellow African and world leaders “to prioritize access to water and sanitation.”

Speaking in Durban South Africa during a joint event to commemorate World Water Day and launch the 2017 World Water Development Report, Zuma said: "the bleak global picture presented in the 2017 World Water Development Report requires world leaders to urgently prioritize the improvement of access to essential water and sanitation services."

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation


21/03/2017 - Some 509 micro, small and medium enterprises development (MSME) owners graduated and received certificates of participation after attending two business development courses organized by the Seychelles Enterprise Promotion Agency (SEnPA) in collaboration with the University of Seychelles, under the African Development Bank-financed Seychelles MSME Development Project.

Categories: Seychelles, Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, Private Sector, Youth, Employment, Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Gender, Partnerships