Nigeria

10-Jul-2019

Africa Investment Forum 2019: Nigeria expected to be major player

ABUJA, Nigeria 10 July 2019 - Nigeria will feature significantly in the 2019 Africa Investment Forum scheduled to take place in Johannesburg, South Africa this November, business leaders and government heard at a roadshow event held in the capital Abuja. Following the hugely successful inaugural edition held last year, the African Development Bank’s innovative investment marketplace set up to accelerate investment into the continent, will convene for its second meeting from 11-13 November. The Nigerian roadshow, held 9th July, was organised by the Nigeria Country Department of the Bank...
04-Jul-2019

African Development Bank to meet Nigerian business leaders next week ahead of African Investment Forum

WHO:             African Development Bank, Africa Finance Corporation WHAT:           African Investment Forum Roadshow WHERE:         Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria WHEN:           July 9, 2019 at 8.30 am   The African Development Bank Group, and the Africa Finance Corporation, will meet industry and business leaders in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday, 09 July 2019 as part of a roadshow to woo...
27-Jun-2019

EOI – Individual Consultant - Survey of agriculture credit and equity facilities in Nigeria

The Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) of the African Development Bank intends to carry out a survey of agriculture credit and equity facilities that are available for SMEs engagedin Agriculture and in the agriculture value chain in Nigeria
24-Jun-2019

Nigeria: Ekiti State Governor visits African Development Bank, makes a case for increased investment in his region.

Infrastructure, agricultural-processing zones, air cargo facilities,  and a knowledge hub are four critical areas that need support from the African Development Bank to help transform the Southern Nigerian state of Ekiti. The request for the Bank’s support was made by a Nigerian delegation led by Ekiti Governor John Olukayode Fayemi at a meeting, chaired by the Bank’s President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, attended by senior Bank officials.   In attendance were Senior Vice President Charles Boamah; Jennifer Blanke, Vice-President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development;...
13-Jun-2019

Switzerland gives 3.2 million Swiss francs to African Development Bank’s ‘Boost Africa’ E-Lab and urban development fund

The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the African Development Bank on Thursday signed two agreements to fund African initiatives on the sidelines of the Bank’s 2019 Annual Meetings. SECO contributed 3 million Swiss francs to the Entrepreneurship Lab (E-Lab) for innovative young entrepreneurs and 200,000 Swiss francs to the Urban & Municipal Development Fund for Africa (UMDF), which helps African cities plan and manage urban growth and climate-resilient development by improving governance and basic services. “These days it’...
25-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - NPCT

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - NPCT (120 kB)
24-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program Phase One (ATASP-1)

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program Phase One (ATASP-1) (145 kB)
24-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - Bida-Badeggi Processing Zone Implementation Unit

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - Bida-Badeggi Processing Zone Implementation Unit (100 kB)
24-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase-1 - Kebbi-Sokoto Processing Zone Implementation Unit

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase-1 - Kebbi-Sokoto Processing Zone Implementation Unit (130 kB)
24-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - Kano-Jigawa Processing Zone Implementation Unit

PPM – Nigeria - Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme phase-1 - Kano-Jigawa Processing Zone Implementation Unit (136 kB)
17-May-2019

Trans-Sahara Optical Fibre Backbone Project

17-May-2019

West Africa Policy Notes - Note 3, Septembre 2015

The African Development Bank’s West Africa Department covers fourteen countries from Senegal to Benin. Its mission is to conduct dialogue with these countries, programme activities therein, allocate resources to various sectors of activity and define country-level and regional lending as well as work programmes. The Department’s main outputs are Economic and Sector Works, Country Strategies, Country Portfolio Performance Reviews, Country Economic Reviews. It also coordinates country portfolio management efforts, contributes to sector analytical works, supports regional organisations and...
15-May-2019

PPM – Nigeria - Inclusive Basic Services Delivery And Livelihood Empowerment Project

PPM – Nigeria - Inclusive Basic Services Delivery And Livelihood Empowerment Project (101 kB)
14-May-2019

Multinational - Programme for integrated development and adaptation to climate change in the Niger Basin (PIDACC) - Appraisal Report

General programme overview: The Niger River, whose basin is shared by nine (9) West and Central African States (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Chad), is of paramount importance for residents of the area and the economies of member countries of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA). The growing aridity and the dwindling of water flows observed over several decades, associated locally with land pressure, have highly contributed to the widespread degradation of natural resources, the worsening of water and wind erosion and the silting of the Niger River....
13-May-2019

Economic Brief - Global Value Chain Development and Structural Transformation in Nigeria

Key Points • The rationale for global value chain development in Nigeria is premised on several grounds that include: viability as a lever for guiding the country’s economic transformation; potency for addressing the growth inclusiveness challenge facing the country; and effectiveness in driving sustained growth through delinking the economy from fluctuations in commodity prices and weather conditions. • To take advantage of these benefits, Nigeria needs to take advantage of its vast potentials in wide array of activities that include agricultural commodities (cocoa, cassava, etc), oil...
08-May-2019

AEC 2012 - Impact of Improved Agricultural Technology Adoption on Sustainable Rice Productivity and Rural Farmers' Welfare in Nigeria a Local Average Treatment Effect (LATE) Technique

This study examined the impact of improved rice varieties adoption on rice productivity and farming households’ welfare in Nigeria using a cross sectional data of 481 rice farmers drawn from three states to represent the major rice producing ecologies (Irrigated, upland and lowland) in Nigeria. Access to seed was found to be one of the significant determinants of adoption. Poverty incidence was also higher among the non-adopters than the adopters. This study also adopted the counterfactual outcomes framework of modern evaluation theory to provide a consistent estimate of the impact....
02-May-2019

Nigeria: Investors say African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones will drive agricultural revolution

Senior Nigerian government officials and key investors have endorsed the African Development Bank’s Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) initiative, describing it as a pathway to Africa’s agricultural revolution. SAPZs are designed to concentrate agro-processing activities within areas of high agricultural potential in order to increase productivity and competitiveness. The initiative will provide millions of youth and rural men and women with employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. Speaking at an investment forum held Tuesday at the Bank’s office in Abuja, Nigeria’s...
30-Apr-2019

Nigeria – Say No to Famine - Addressing food and nutrition insecurity in North-East Nigeria - Appraisal Report

Overview: The Bank approved the “Say No to Famine” framework in May 2017 as the Bank’s response to coordinated response to its Regional Members Countries (Ethiopia, Somalia and South Sudan), Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria) that have been severely affected by prolonged drought periods, conflicts and unstable food production systems, leading to the increased exposure of vulnerable populations to chronic hunger and malnutrition. The “Say No to Famine”- Addressing Food and Nutrition Insecurity in North-East Nigeria seeks to curb fragility aggravated by the Boko Haram insurgency. The Project is part of...
29-Apr-2019

Nigeria - African Trade Insurance (ATI) Country Membership Programme

Project linkages with country strategy and objectives The strategic thrust of the proposed project is aligned to the African Union (AU) 2063 Agenda and founded on the long-standing engagement and priority area of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The AU Agenda 2063, prepared with the support of the AfDB, identified trade as a key engine of growth for Africa’s economic transformation and sustainable development and advocates for greater trade finance and support to financial institutions. The Bank has over the years strived to overcome trade barriers in the continent and has supported...
29-Apr-2019

African Development Bank and West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management to convene “Economic Integration and Financial Deepening” seminar.

The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank and the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) will host a seminar themed “Economic Integration and Financial Deepening” in Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos, from 18th to 21stMarch 2019. The seminar aims to broaden participants’ understanding of regional integration and financial deepening and its potential benefits for inclusive growth, job creation, poverty reduction and financial inclusiveness in Africa. Participants will also learn methods to manage and mitigate the social, cultural,...