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05/02/2019 - "The future of our continent is looking very promising indeed," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina declared in the opening words of his address to diplomats at a lunch organised today, Tuesday, in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


21/01/2019 - The African Development Bank - Civil Society Committee held its first statutory meeting at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan on 15-16 January, 2019.

Categories: Civil Society, Partnerships, The High 5s


02/05/2018 - Lundi 30 avril 2018, la Banque africaine de développement a entériné l’octroi d’un prêt de 8 millions d’euros en faveur d’un établissement tunisien de crédit spécialisé dans le leasing, Hannibal Lease. Outre cette ligne de crédit, la Banque lui offre également une subvention d’assistance technique, afin d’améliorer, notamment, son dispositif d’analyse et de maitrise des risques et de l’aider à mettre en place un système de gestion des effets environnementaux et sociaux de ses opérations.

Categories: Tunisia, Employment, The High 5s, Private Sector


13/03/2018 - Prêter c'est bien, mais prêter et accompagner le prêt avec une assistance technique, c'est sans doute encore mieux. Le 7 mars 2018, le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement a accordé un prêt de 15 millions de dollars américains à la banque congolaise Rawbank, première banque commerciale du pays avec 24 % de parts de marché et 300 000 clients.

Categories: Private Sector, The High 5s, Human Capital Development


07/03/2018 - "This is no longer business as usual," African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, said at the start of meetings with Finance Ministers from North African countries, held at the Bank's headquarters.

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Youth, Partnerships, Employment, The High 5s, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, Private Sector, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - In a historic first, East African Governors of the African Development Bank met with the President Akinwumi Adesina and Executives to discuss economic challenges, opportunities and successes in the continent's fast-growing powerhouse region.

Categories: Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth, Employment, Poverty Reduction, Regional Integration, The High 5s, The President, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


07/03/2018 - The African Development Bank and its East and North African Governors have stressed the need for urgent measures to match the continent’s growing population and youth unemployment, which they likened to a “ticking time bomb.”

Categories: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Youth, Poverty Reduction, Employment, Regional Integration, Partnerships, Infrastructure, Private Sector, The High 5s, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


21/02/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved the establishment of a Rockefeller Trust Fund to be hosted by the Bank.

Categories: Partnerships, The High 5s


19/01/2018 - L’année 2018 commence sous de bons auspices pour les populations rurales du Mali : près de 12 500 nouveaux abonnés vivant en milieu rural seront prochainement raccordés au réseau électrique grâce à un financement de plus de 28 millions de dollars américains assuré par la Banque africaine de développement.

Categories: Mali, Energy & Power, Employment, Youth, The High 5s


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


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