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27/04/2017 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) in collaboration with London Stock Exchange Group, hosted the inaugural African Launch of the ‘Companies to Inspire Africa 2017’ Report on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at its headquarters in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, Partnerships


22/04/2017 - Leaders of the top multilateral development banks (MDBs) have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.

Categories: United States of America, Infrastructure, Partnerships, Private Sector, The President


21/04/2017 - The African Development Bank President’s full and busy second day in Washington, DC opened with a meeting of Multilateral Development Bank Heads and a bilateral tête-à-tête with Tone Skogen, State Secretary and Norwegian Governor to the AfDB.

Categories: Norway, United States of America, Nigeria, Employment, Youth, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Education, Private Sector, The President


  • From: 18/04/2017
  • To: 23/04/2017
  • Location: Washington, DC

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington, DC, from April 18-23, 2017. The annual gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the media and academia.

Categories: United States of America, Fragile States Facility, Food Production, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Nutrition, Youth, Infrastructure, The President


12/04/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Busan Metropolitan City have jointly urged South Korea’s private sector to do more business with Africa.

The call was made at the Korea-Africa Business Forum held at Busan Exhibition & Convention Center on 3 and 4 April 2017, supported by Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

Categories: Korea, Partnerships, Private Sector, Youth


09/04/2017 - The African Development Bank and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation have long had a close affinity and a natural alliance based on shared interests and complementary objectives. These qualities showed clearly at the 10th Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend in Marrakech, Morocco, where the President spent a productive working weekend in the company of well-known personalities from African politics, commerce, investment and finance.

Categories: Morocco, Youth, Employment, Gender, Private Sector, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


04/04/2017 - The Vice President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) responsible for Corporate Services and Human Resources, Alberic Kacou, began a three-day official visit to Sudan on Tuesday, 04 April 2017, accompanied by the Bank’s Resident Representative in the country, Abdul Kamara. The visit is a follow-up to the recent visit of the Bank Group’s President Dr. Adesina, which created an opportunity for high level interaction with the Sudanese authorities and exchange of views on opportunities associated with the temporary removal of economic sanctions and avenues for the country’s reengagement with the international community.

Categories: Sudan, Partnerships, Private Sector


03/04/2017 - President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank (AfDB) left Ahmedabad, India, early on Monday at the end of a four-day official visit to India.

The visit has set the stage for improved cooperation between the Bank and India, as well as India’s relations with Africa in general.

Categories: India, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Private Sector, Human Capital Development, The President


31/03/2017 - An African Development Bank delegation led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, held a day-long interactive meeting with Indian CEOs on Friday in New Delhi, focusing on the facilitation of business engagements between Africa and India.

Categories: India, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Private Sector, Infrastructure, Transport, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 06/04/2017
  • To: 07/04/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is hosting a Partnerships Conference on April 6-7, 2017, in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. It will create a platform for the Bank to present its experience so far in scaling up investments and leveraging donor resources in the Bank’s High 5 priority areas identified as having the most development impact for its Ten Year Strategy 2013–2022.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Partnerships, Private Sector, Education, Human Capital Development, Youth


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