ADF Financing, Project Preparation, Advisory and Brokering Roles
The AfDB has been an active partner in the creation of AVU and has invested US $7.3 million in 2004. In 2011, it provided a US $15.6 million grant through the African Development Fund to create 12 new open distance and e-learning centres and upgrade 15 e-learning centres, at the 27 AVU partner institutions.
ADF-12 provided a grant of US $15.6 million for the implementation of AVU II.
ADF 13 is expected to play a crucial role in continuing to support AVU as well as other ICT education projects.