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19/10/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a report on how African governments use financial models to manage oil & gas and mining projects. The report was launched at the 13th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Categories: Switzerland, Energy & Power


21/01/2016 - The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) presented its New Deal on Energy for Africa, and launched a Transformative Partnership on Energy at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 20, 2016.

Categories: Switzerland, Energy & Power, Environment, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, The President


20/03/2015 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a pris une part active au deuxième et dernier jour d’Africa CEO Forum qui s’est achevé le mardi 17 mars 2015 à Genève, avec les interventions de Solomon Asamoah, vice-président, Infrastructures, Secteur privé et Intégration régionale et de Kodeidja Diallo, directrice du Département du Secteur privé. Ils sont intervenus respectivement dans les panels sur « Doing Business en Afrique : les clés d’une (nécessaire) révolution » et « Accélérer la diversification des sources de financement du secteur privé africain ».

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Infrastructure & Regional Integration


18/03/2015 - At the CEO Forum 2015 Awards ceremony held on March 16, 2015 in Geneva, the President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, received a "Lifetime Achievement Award" for his contribution to the development of the African continent.

Categories: Switzerland, The President


16/03/2015 - For a decade, Africa has had a steady growth rate of six per cent. But signals to the contrary are emerging, raising doubts about the continuation of this trend and even leading to pessimism about future years on the part of some analysts.

Categories: Switzerland, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Economic & Financial Governance, Energy & Power


  • From: 16/03/2015
  • To: 17/03/2015
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland

“Africa's new economic environment” is the theme of the 2015 Africa CEO Forum that will take place on March 16-17, 2015 in Geneva. The meeting, which is co-organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Paris-based magazine group, Jeune Afrique, will focus primarily on development priorities of African businesses.

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Partnerships


22/01/2015 - On Thursday, January 22 in Davos, Switzerland, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent. The collaboration seeks to develop solutions that drive inclusive growth in Africa by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.

Categories: Switzerland, Private Sector, Information & Communication Technology, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, The President


21/03/2014 - After three days of intensive and productive discussion, the Africa CEO Forum 2014 closed at midday on Wednesday, March 19 in Geneva. Organized by Groupe Jeune Afrique, in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Rainbow Unlimited, this was second meeting of African private sector leaders. Over 700 employers, banks, investors, ministers and journalists took part in discussing the big economic questions in Africa.

Categories: Switzerland, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Regional Integration, Structural Transformation, The President


18/03/2014 - The Africa CEO Forum 2014, one of the most important gatherings of African business leaders officially opened in Geneva on Monday, March 17. The three-day event closes on Wednesday. Organized by the publishing house Groupe Jeune Afrique in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the second Africa CEO Forum boasted “680 participants, speakers and journalists from more than 38 countries.”

Categories: Switzerland, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector, Structural Transformation, The President


  • From: 17/03/2014
  • To: 19/03/2014
  • Location: Geneva, Switzerland

The second Africa CEO Forum, organized by Groupe Jeune Afrique in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB), will take place from March 17-19, 2014 in Geneva.

Categories: Switzerland, Economic & Financial Governance, Private Sector


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