20/09/2010 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Boards of Directors has authorized the signing of financial procedures agreements with the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development acting (IBRD) as the trustee of the two Climate Investment Trust Funds (CIFs): the Clean Technology Fund (CTF) and the Strategic Climate Fund (SCF).
04/05/2010 - The African Development Bank Group launched on Monday, 3 May 2010 in Tunis, an African climate institutions support project which will run from 2010-2012. The project is estimated at US$37 million and is part of ongoing efforts by the Bank to confront the problem of climate change.
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The African Development Bank will participate in the First Conference of Ministers Responsible for Meteorology in Africa scheduled to take place from 12-16 April in Nairobi, Kenya. The Vice-President in charge of Sector Operations, Kamal Elkheshen is expected to lead the AfDB delegation, which will include the Environment and Natural Resources Division Manager, Ken Johm, and the Gender, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Unit Head, Anthony Nyong. The Conference is sponsored by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Twenty five African ministers have confirmed participation.
16/12/2009 - "Après Copenhague, nous aurons besoin d'une structure de gouvernance axée sur l’imputabilité entre les donateurs et les bénéficiaires, chapeautée par un mécanisme financier des Nations Unies, qui permettra de rendre facilement accessibles les ressources à ceux qui en ont le plus besoin. Pour l'Afrique et les autres régions, souvent considérées comme manquant de capacités, il est important de permettre aux institutions établies, telle la Banque africaine de développement, de jouer un rôle efficace. "
11/12/2009 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB), on 2 December 2009, in Tunis, approved the establishment of the Climate for Development in Africa (ClimDev-Africa) Programme Special Fund (CDSF). The Board of Directors approval is however subject to the ratification of the Board of Governors, upon which a Governing Council shall be created to provide technical oversight of the CDSF while its broad implementation shall be subject to rules and procedures of the Bank.