Selected Projects


Malawi: Community-based adaptation helps diversify income generating activities to guard against extreme weather conditions in Malawi

30/11/2015 - Malawi, like many Southern African countries, is experiencing increasing climate variability which results in poor crop yields or failures due to drought and floods. Certain districts across the country are experiencing changing r...

Categories: Malawi, Agriculture & Agro-industries


Relevant information and community involvement key to helping Burundi adapt to climate change

30/11/2015 - The Burundian economy is driven by an agriculture sector which accounts for just over 30 percent of GDP and employs more than 90 percent of the population. Climate change is expected to greatly threaten the sector as crop producti...

Categories: Burundi, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change


AfDB modernises agriculture in São Tomé and Príncipe

13/01/2016 - São Tomé and Príncipe (STP) is a small island nation located on the Equator, about 450 kilometres off the coast of Nigeria. In 2011, the country’s population was estimated at less than 200,000 inhabitants. The rural sector oc...

Categories: São Tomé & Príncipe, Agriculture & Agro-industries


Focus on the agricultural value chain and food security of Indénié-Djuablin in Côte d’Ivoire

14/01/2016 - Friday, September 18, 2015 will be remembered as a landmark date in Côte d’Ivoire for the state visit paid by the Ivorian President and a truly special Council of Ministers held in Abengourou (in Indénié-Djuablin region, in t...

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries


AfDB innovative project unleashes rice farmers’ potential in Liberia

19/11/2013 - Rice production per hectare has tripled for farmers in South East Liberia, with yields up to 3 tons per hectare for now, as compared with the traditional long-duration low-yielding, less than 1 ton per hectare. This is one of the...

Categories: Liberia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


Lake Harvest Fish Farm: Enhancing Sustainable Food Security in Zimbabwe

14/08/2013 - The Lake Harvest Aquaculture project on Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe, financed by the AfDB Group, is the largest sustainable Tilapia fish farming in Africa. It creates jobs in Zimbabwe, particularly for women fish traders, and provides...

Categories: Zimbabwe, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender


Uganda Community Agricultural Infrastructure Improvement Programme

25/07/2013 - Problem: rural communities excluded from the market Transport constraints in many rural communities in Eastern and Central Uganda made it extremely difficult for farmers to market their produce. This limited farmers’ productivit...

Categories: Uganda, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure


Cross River State: Rural Access and Mobility Project in Nigeria

21/05/2013 - Cross River State has an enviable history in Nigeria, yet until 2008, most rural roads were in poor, impassable conditions. They had a negative impact on the local economy, especially agricultural activities, with poor rural roads...

Categories: Nigeria, Infrastructure, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development


A Focus on Green Growth: the Green Morocco Plan

20/05/2013 - In July 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) granted a EUR 105 million loan to the Green Morocco Plan Support Programme (PAPMV). Approved by the Moroccan authorities in April 2008, the Green Morocco Plan (PMV) will be spread ...

Categories: Morocco, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Water Supply & Sanitation, Energy & Power, Human Capital Development


PARSAR Aims to Strengthen Food Security and Cut Poverty in the DRC

01/11/2012 - The agricultural and rural sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has significant growth margins and occupies a prominent place in the economy. However, the dilapidation of rural infrastructure and poor governmental supp...

Categories: Democratic Republic of Congo, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Economic & Financial Governance