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20/11/2017 - A new report released Friday by the African Development Bank (AfDB) calls for the industrialization of the continent with a focus on smart industrial policy, structural transformations and a move towards processing the continent’s raw materials into value added products.

Categories: The High 5s


03/11/2017 - Le Conseil d'administration du Groupe la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a approuvé, ce vendredi 3 novembre 2017, un prêt de 122 millions d’euros à la Tunisie, destiné à financer la deuxième phase du Programme d’appui au développement régional inclusif (PADRI-II). La BAD avait déjà financé la première phase de ce programme en 2016.

Categories: Tunisia, The High 5s


02/11/2017 - As the most robust economy in Central Africa, Cameroon, has in the past decade taken steps to further boost growth, making major advances in providing health, education, and clean water, and launching an ambitious infrastructure investment programme to become a middle-income country by 2035, according to the AfDB’s Cameroon Country Brief released on 2 November 2017.

Categories: Cameroon, The High 5s, Quality Assurance & Results


02/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Purdue University in the United States have agreed to work together to make technologies available to millions of farmers in Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


25/10/2017 - Le Conseil d’administration du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a donné son accord pour l’octroi à la Tunisie de deux prêts totalisant 38,626 millions d’euros. Ces prêts, dont l’un est octroyé via l’Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), sont destinés à financer le Projet de valorisation des périmètres irrigués et le développement des chaines de valeur agricoles en Tunisie.

Categories: Tunisia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The High 5s


20/10/2017 - “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate...

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s, The President


20/10/2017 - The World Food Prize is a great motivation which puts the wind behind the sails of what the African Development Bank is doing with its development priorities − the High 5s – especially Feed Africa, the President of the Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: United States of America, The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


18/10/2017 - The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to employing the continent’s youth.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s


05/10/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has issued the first “Light Up and Power Africa” Bond for SEK 733 million (approximately JPY 10 billion) sold to the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited, the sole investor in the transaction.

Categories: Energy & Power, The High 5s, Social Bonds Program, Finance


03/10/2017 - The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group approved on September 6, 2017 the recommendations of the Second Monitoring Report of the Independent Review Mechanism (IRM) on the Implementation of the Updated Management Action Plan for the Medupi Power Project in South Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Energy & Power, The High 5s, Independent Review Mechanism (IRM)


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