News & Events
13/11/2017 - On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the day after the Global Water Action Day that marked the fourth day of COP23, the “Water for Africa” initiative was the subject of a presentation in the Morocco Pavilion, open to civil society organizations.
10/11/2017 - During a panel discussion on “The Land and Water Advantage: Is sustainable land and water management compatible with small-scale farming under climate change?” at the ongoing United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn, participants from different organizations met to discuss how to transform agricultural development in the face of climate change.
- From: 25/10/2017
- To: 27/10/2017
- Location: Abidjan - Côte d’Ivoire
• PAGGW's ambition is to promote local development opportunities in the 11 Great Green Wall countries by combining multi-sectorial projects. This objective is consistent with the objective of the Desert to Power initiative to provide electricity and energy access solutions for agricultural value chain, irrigation, pumping water for livestock, and creating resilience to climate change in this Sahara and Sahel zone of Africa
19/10/2017 - La Banque africaine de développement (BAD), à travers la Facilité africaine de l’eau (FAE) et le Mécanisme de financement de la préparation de projets d’infrastructures du NEPAD (IPPF-NEPAD), deux fonds spéciaux multi-donateurs qu’elle héberge et administre, a approuvé le décaissement de 2 098 593 d’euros au profit de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), le 11 août 2017.
13/10/2017 - The African Water Facility (AWF), hosted by the African Development Bank Group, formally launched its new Strategy 2017–2025 on October 13, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The occasion was used to introduce and share with stakeholders, partners, donors, beneficiaries and various Bank departments collaborating with the AWF the innovative approaches that it will focus on over the next 10 years in order to deliver on its mandate of mobilising financing for the water and sanitation sector.
- From: 13/10/2017
- To: 13/10/2017
- Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
The Vice-President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, of the African Development Bank (AfDB) cordially invites you to the launching of the Africa Water Facility (AWF) Long Term Strategy (2017-2025) on Friday 13 October 2017, from 09h00 to 13h00 at the Golf Hotel, Abidjan.
28/09/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has been elevated to the rank of Grand Officer in the Order of Merit of the Republic of Niger on behalf of the President of the Republic, Issoufou Mahamadou, during a gala dinner hosted by Nigerien Prime Minister Brigi Rafini at the Gaweye Hotel in Niger’s capital, Niamey.
27/09/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Niamey on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 for a two-day official visit to Niger, which began with a meeting with the Head of State, Mahamadou Issoufou.
22/09/2017 - The World Water Week organized every year in Sweden, by the Stockholm Water Institute (SIWI), was held from August 27 to September 1, 2017, under the theme: “Water and Waste: reduce and reuse.” Over 3,250 participants from 133 countries attended the various sessions, shared experiences, and discussed solutions to the world’s most critical water challenges during this year’s edition.
29/08/2017 - As a leading financing partner on water and sanitation services in Africa, the African Development Bank (AfDB), and two of its flagship water initiatives: the African Water Facility (AWF) and the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI), are participating in the 2017 World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden from August 27 to September 1, on the theme: “Water and Waste: reduce and reuse.”