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19/01/2018 - Counting on its position as the largest shareholder of the Bank since inception, the Government of Nigeria has made a formal request to the African Development Bank to host its regional office in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


19/01/2018 - The African Development Bank provided a much-needed lifeline at a time when it was very difficult to secure budget support loans from anywhere else, as the country struggled with the 2015-2016 economic recession, the Nigerian Government has said.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


18/01/2018 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) va œuvrer à la réalisation d’un système, en vue d’interconnecter par la fibre optique, la République centrafricaine, le Cameroun et le Congo.

Categories: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo


18/01/2018 - The African Development Bank is fully engaged in ensuring efficient and sustainable agricultural production projects in its regional member countries. This can drive economic growth and poverty reduction as well as fulfil both domestic and global demand for agricultural products.

Categories: Angola, Agriculture & Agro-industries


17/01/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has made a compelling case for accelerating Africa’s industrialization in order to create jobs, reduce poverty and promote inclusive economic growth.


17/01/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US $500-million loan to finance Egypt’s Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Phase III. This is the last in a series of three annual loans worth a total of US $1.5 billion covering the fiscal years 2015-2016 to 2017-2018 for the Economic Governance and Energy Support Program Based Operation.

Categories: Egypt, Human Capital Development, Partnerships


17/01/2018 - At the invitation of African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina, consultations have been held between the Bank’s Governors from West Africa and Central Africa and Senior Bank Management in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. They are the first consultations of their kind since the creation of the Bank in 1963.

Categories: The High 5s, Climate Change


16/01/2018 - As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school children in Nigeria.

The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of agriculture to secondary school children.

Categories: Nigeria, Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries


16/01/2018 - Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), on Monday, January 15, received the Order of the Star of Africa with the Grade of Grand Band of the Republic of Liberia, during an investiture ceremony hosted by Liberian Head of State, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the C. Cecil Dennis Auditorium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in Monrovia, Liberia.

Categories: Liberia, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


16/01/2018 - The African Development Bank is launching the 2018 edition of its yearly flagship report, the African Economic Outlook (AEO), on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at its headquarters in Abidjan. As a leading African institution, the Bank is the first to provide headline numbers on Africa’s macroeconomic performance and outlook.