2009 - Libya - Country Engagement Note

Though a founding and relatively large shareholder of the African Development Bank, Libya has never borrowed from the Bank Group. Hence, the Bank Group’s operational engagement with the country has been limited to non-lending activities, mainly studies.

AfDB and Libya Strengthen Cooperation: Libyan Leader Receives AfDB President

Tunis, December 15, 2008 – Relations between the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group and Libya entered a new phase following a meeting between the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, and Libyan Leader, Muammar Qaddafi, on December 14, 2008, in Tripoli. Discussions between both men focused on African integration and the means of achieving it. The Libyan leader used the occasion to express satisfaction with actions by the AfDB and its president, and urged the institution to continue making significant contributions to the continent’s development with the same efficiency. He expressed...

President Kaberuka on Official Visit to Libya: Bright Prospects for AfDB-Libya Cooperation

Focus on Regional Integration and Technical Assistance Tunis, 13 July 2007 – The President of the African Development Bank Group (ADB) will be on a two-day official visit to Tripoli, Libya, starting 15 July 2007. During this visit, the first by an ADB President for fifteen years, Mr. Kaberuka will have a series of discussions with the country’s highest authorities. The African Development Bank and Libya are key movers in African integration and the social and economic development of the continent.  President Kaberuka’s visit will be an opportunity to explore ways and means of...

Libya - AfDB Group supports IWRM National Capacity Enhancements

Tripoli, 13 April 2007 - The African Development Bank (AfDB), jointly with the UN Environmental Programs’ (UNEP) Collaborating Centre on Water and Environment (UCC-Water), and the Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP-Med) organized on 11-12 April in Tripoli, Libya, a Regional Workshop on "Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Libya- Current Status and the Way Forward Demonstrated by National, Regional and International Experiences". Hosted by the General Water Authority of Libya, the workshop dealt with key water sector challenges, strategies in Libya and...