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13/06/2019 - The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank on Thursday signed two agreements to fund African initiatives on the sidelines of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Switzerland, Partnerships


24/04/2019 - The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT), hosted by the African Development Bank, has announced Us$ 3,390,000 funding for 17 new small and medium enterprises in the agriculture sector as part of its transformative support for food security, income enhancement, job creation, and improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Africa.

Categories: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Agriculture Fast Track (AFT) Fund


03/04/2019 - Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Regional Integration


27/03/2019 - Fighting climate change with robust implementation of national commitments and partnerships was the main thrust of African Development Bank’s Director of Climate Change and Green Growth, Dr. Anthony Nyong’s closing remarks at the end of Africa Climate Week.

Categories: Ghana, Climate Change, Africa NDC Hub


25/02/2019 - Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region.

Categories: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Infrastructure


05/02/2019 - The African Development Bank and the Economic Community Of West African States Commission (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement for a study into a 1,000 kilometre highway linking Cote d’Ivoire’s commercial capital Abidjan, to Lagos in Nigeria, marking a new step in building regional integration and trade.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Transport


17/12/2018 - The African Leaders for Nutrition on Monday inaugurated Ghana’s first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo as a Nutrition Champion, acknowledging her work and commitment to sound nutrition and the wellbeing of mothers and infants.

Categories: Ghana, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative


08/11/2018 - President Cyril Ramaphosa officially opened the inaugural edition of the Africa Investment Forum on Thursday saying Africa was not only on the rise but Africa is on the move, referring to the continent as a destination for investments.

Categories: Ghana, Guinea, Senegal, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Cameroon, South Africa, Partnerships, The President


04/10/2018 - The implementation of mitigation measures to bring Form Ghana Reforestation Project into compliance with Bank environmental and social standards have received a green light from the African Development Bank. The Bank’s Independent Review Mechanism made the recommendations after a spot check review.

Categories: Ghana, Environment, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


24/09/2018 - The African Development Bank has approved a US$1.5 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to assist Ghana’s s renewable energy investment drive. The grant will support the Ghana government’s efforts to overcome technical, financial, regulatory and institutional barriers to scaling-up renewable energy investments in the country.

Categories: Ghana, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa


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