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22/11/2017 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria, Transport, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on African countries to implement the 1999 Yamoussoukro agreement for open skies.

While 20 countries have signed on, the 27-year old accord still faces implementation challenges, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the AfDB said Tuesday at the opening ceremony of the third ICAO World Aviation Forum in Abuja.

Categories: Nigeria, Infrastructure, Transport, Private Sector, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Regional Integration, The President


21/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for bold actions to improve connectivity, market access, and cost reduction in Africa’s aviation sector.

Categories: Nigeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport, Private Sector, Infrastructure, NEPAD, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/11/2017 - Le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et le gouvernement du Cap Vert ont signé, lundi 6 novembre 2017 à Abidjan, un accord de prêt de 20 millions d’euros destiné à renforcer l’économie du pays, à travers la mise en œuvre du Programme d’appui à la croissance économique (PACE II).

Categories: Cape Verde, Infrastructure, Partnerships


06/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the Bank’s Somalia Country Brief 2017-2020, under which the Bank will help restore the country’s critical infrastructure and build capable institutions.

Categories: Somalia, Private Sector, Infrastructure


06/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the institution’s intervention strategy in Eritrea for 2017-2019.

The Interim Country Strategy Paper (I-CSP) supports the Government’s National Development Plan (2014-2018) for the country’s economic and social development through agricultural transformation.

Categories: Eritrea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


02/10/2017 - Renowned African historian, Joseph Achille Mbembe, has made a solid case for Africa’s integration through open borders that allow free movement of people on the continent.

Categories: Regional Integration, Transport, Infrastructure, The High 5s, Chief Economist's Office


29/09/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a private sector multi-currency line of credit of US$ 100 million and 1.3 billion South African Rands to Industrial Development Corporation Plc (IDC) of South Africa. The operation will support industrialization projects in both South Africa and other Regional Member Countries (RMCs).

Categories: South Africa, The High 5s, Infrastructure


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 - 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