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22/09/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a EUR 15 million equity investment in the Mediterrania Capital Fund III (MC III) under the management of an experienced team of Mediterrania Capital Partners (MCP) with strong transactional and operational experience in private equity (PE). MCP currently manages over €220 million in assets through two previous generalist funds investing in North Africa.

Categories: Transport, Partnerships

22/09/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday, September 21, 2017, joined partners from the African Union Commission, African governments, key United Nations agencies and development finance institutions to renew support for African countries’ industrialization.

Categories: Zambia, Ethiopia, United States of America, Infrastructure, Partnerships

22/09/2017 - African leaders, UN officials, and representatives of international finance institutions and of the private sector met on Thursday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters to reaffirm their commitment to a broad-based international partnership to industrialize Africa in a socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable manner. The African Development Bank was represented by Amadou Hott, the Bank’s Vice-President for Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth.

Categories: Zambia, Ethiopia, United States of America, Private Sector, Partnerships

22/09/2017 - "Goodbye, Papa, farewell to the ambassador for Africa's development, rest in peace." In an intensely emotional tribute, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, opened a ceremony honouring Babacar Ndiaye at the organisation's headquarters in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, The President

22/09/2017 - Le président du Groupe de la Banque Africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, effectuera, du 27 au 29 septembre 2017, une visite officielle de trois jours au Burkina Faso destinée à renforcer la coopération bilatérale entre son institution et le pays hôte.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Partnerships, Infrastructure

22/09/2017 - The World Water Week organized every year in Sweden, by the Stockholm Water Institute (SIWI), was held from August 27 to September 1, 2017, under the theme: “Water and Waste: reduce and reuse.” Over 3,250 participants from 133 countries attended the various sessions, shared experiences, and discussed solutions to the world’s most critical water challenges during this year’s edition.

Categories: Water Supply & Sanitation, Partnerships

22/09/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Korea have officially launched preparations for the Bank’s 2018 Annual Meetings, to be held in Korea.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships

20/09/2017 - Les Conseils d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) ont approuvé le Document de stratégie pays (DSP) du Burkina Faso pour la période 2017-2021, qui permettra de dynamiser les secteurs de l’énergie et de l’agriculture du pays.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Energy & Power, Agriculture & Agro-industries

20/09/2017 - A new Energizing Finance Report Series released by the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative and partners has alerted that the current flow of finance for energy access and clean cooking will not achieve global goals for delivering universal access by 2030.

Categories: United States of America, Partnerships, Energy & Power, Environment, Health, Human Capital Development

20/09/2017 - The Wide World Fund for Nature (WWF) and the African Development Bank have joined forces to advance the work of the Africa Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) Hub in addressing the impacts of climate change on the continent.

Categories: Africa NDC Hub, Climate Change