Adaptation Benefit Mechanism (ABM)

22-mar-2019

African Development Bank launches pilot phase of Adaptation Benefits Mechanism

The public sector cannot provide enough finance to make African countries resilient to climate change impacts, and funding from the private sector is hard to come by. At the same time, many grassroot adaptation initiatives are being developed and some of these are making a big difference. The Adaptation Benefits Mechanism (ABM) is an innovative mechanism for mobilising new and additional public and private sector finance. It will create a new asset – certified adaptation benefits, with a compliance value for the Paris Agreement, nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and the...
11-mar-2019

ABM - Giving resilience a value - Pilot phase information note

The Adaptation Benefits Mechanism (ABM) is an innovative mechanism for mobilizing new and additional public and private sector finance to enhance climate change adaptation action. It has the potential to speed up host countries’ transformation toward low-carbon, climate-resilient, and sustainable development pathways by certifying the value of resilience in terms of benefits and incremental costs.
13-Feb-2019

EOI – Egypt - Legal Expert firm - Modernization of the Egyptian Central Bank Clearing and Settlement Depositary System (CSD) for Government Securitie

The Arab Republic of Egypt has received a grant from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the “Modernization of the Egyptian Central Bank Clearing and Settlement Depositary System for Government Securities Project” and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for the “Legal Expert firm” 
03-jan-2019

EOI – Namibia - Development of ITS Framework for the City of Windhoek

The Government of the Republic of Namibia has received grant funding from the African Development Bank to toward the cost of the development of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Framework for Namibia the City of Windhoek and the piloting of the preferred/recommended model., and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this grant to payments under the contract for Consulting Services for the Development of an Intelligent Transportation System Framework for Namibia.
04-juin-2018

Innovative approaches to financing climate adaptation

During this year’s Innovation4Climate meeting in Germany, focused on “Adaptation metrics for innovative results-based adaptation and resilience finance,” the African Development Bank hosted a workshop on Tuesday, May 21, in cooperation with Perspectives Climate Group, The Higher Ground Foundation.   Guest speaker Balimwezo Ronald Nsubuga, Mayor of Nakawa, Kampala, Uganda, reviewed the climate-related challenges facing his city from flooding, the destruction of wetland habitats, access to cooking energy, food security, and education. All of these...
02-mai-2018

PPM - Projet d’appui à la mise en place et a l’opérationnalisation d’une structure de suivi et d’analyse pour une meilleure coordination de l’action publique par les services du chef du gouvernement

PPM - Projet d’appui à la mise en place et a l’opérationnalisation d’une structure de suivi et d’analyse pour une meilleure coordination de l’action publique par les services du chef du gouvernement
13-nov-2017

COP23: Update on the AfDB’s Climate Actions 2017

A panel on the African Development Bank’s Climate Actions in 2017 was held on Sunday, November 12, as a pre-forum of the COP23 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Partnership Forum at Deutsche Welle in Bonn, Germany. The event was designed to update stakeholders on the Bank’s activities and achievements in the climate change space in 2017 as well as to inform stakeholders of some exciting new initiatives. Anthony Nyong, the Director of the Bank’s Climate Change and Green Growth Department, introduced the Africa NDC Hub. The Africa Nationally Determined...