News & Events
24/04/2018 - The substantial oil and gas resources on the African continent have the potential to catalyze and accelerate economic growth, if used strategically. In light of changing technologies and policies and the nature of the international oil and gas industry, appropriate development strategies are not always evident.
10/03/2017 - Leading investors, business executives, entrepreneurs and policymakers in Africa gathered in London at the Dow Jones News Building on March 7, 2017, for The Wall Street Journal’s one-day “Investing in Africa” conference to discuss technology, infrastructure, policy development and the growing private-sector role in the transformation of the continent.
- From: 11/04/2017
- To: 11/04/2017
- Location: The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, London
Jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Lancaster University Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, this invitation-only event will launch the concept of an Adaptation Benefit Mechanism – a transparent and efficient results-based mechanism to support adaptation to climate change, will be held at The Work Foundation, Trafalgar Square, from 9:00-13:30, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.
17/06/2016 - "In many developing countries girls still do not have access to education. The social, cultural, political and economic odds are stacked against them. In Africa, women make up 50% of the labour force it is they who for the most part feed the continent, but they own less than 2% of the land titles... Something needs to be done to put an end to all forms of gender injustice. There are many reasons for this, and not the least of them is simply that it's the right thing to do..., " said Sipho Moyo, Chief of Staff and Director of Cabinet at the African Development Bank (AfDB). Moyo was representing the AfDB at a ceremony on 16 June in London where she presented the AfDB Women's Rights in Africa Award, 2016.
17/11/2015 - On November 11, 2015, the African Development Bank-funded conference on African Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) concluded in London with a strong call on governments and private sector representatives to continue their efforts to scale up infrastructure investments especially in the energy, transport and water sectors in Africa.
10/11/2015 - On Monday, November 9, 2015, the African Development Institute (EADI) and AMETrade co-organized a training on project finance for public private partnerships (PPPs) in London, United Kingdom. The training was targeted at government officials, private sector representatives as well as financiers and PPP experts.
- From: 09/11/2015
- To: 11/11/2015
- Location: London, United Kingdom
The 7th Africa Public Private Partnership (APPP) Conference and Showcase will be a three-day infrastructure meeting, focused on promoting infrastructure development and stronger PPP practices and partnerships in Africa.
28/09/2015 - African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina delivered an impassioned speech to high-level leaders Sunday morning about why putting all of Africa on the power grid is not only good for the continent, but also for the world.
19/06/2015 - The African Development Bank, in collaboration with UK-based One World Media, has just awarded the first ‘Women’s Rights in Africa’ Media Award. On June 18, 2015 in London, the first award was given to filmmaker Rosa Rogers for her documentary film “Casablanca Calling”, produced by independent production company Redbird. The award – designed to promote gender equality through the media – was presented by Joel Kibazo, the Bank’s Director of Communications and External Relations.
24/03/2015 - Whatever happens in Africa today depends on a vortex of forces, said Donald Kaberuka, including demographics and massive internal migration, the incomplete transitions on the economic and political side, commodity prices, and the threat of terrorism.