Africa Investments 

Liberia: African Development Bank Group approves $5.12 million financing for Emergency Food Production Program

The Board of directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved financing for the Emergency Food Production Program in Liberia. This paves the way for the government to support farmers as they increase climate resilient food production and mitigate the impact of the ongoing war in Ukraine. The funding includes a grant of $2.28 million and a loan of $2.84 million… Read More
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COP27: Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa secures $64 million in new funding from Norway and GEAPP

The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa has secured a fresh injection of $64 million in grant funding from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and the Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet (GEAPP). SEFA, a multi-donor special fund managed by the African Development Bank, provides concessional finance to unlock private sector investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.… Read More
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Ghana: African Development Fund approves $27.9 million grant for Savannah Agriculture Value Chain Development Project (SADP)

The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a $27.9 million grant to Ghana for the development of agricultural value chains in the Savannah region. The grant will increase the climate-resilient production of maize, rice and soybean, support the poultry value chain, and generate employment for women and youth. It will increase the incomes of farmers and… Read More
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AfDB's support to Climate-focused ESOs through the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Lab

According to the International Labour Office (ILO), “green jobs” are created by the shift of economies, enterprises, workplaces and labour markets toward a sustainable, low-carbon paradigm that provides decent work. ILO estimates that a low-carbon economy will create 24 million jobs globally in the next 20 years. Since Africa faces significant climate impacts and challenges, many of those jobs will… Read More
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Business Integrity Roundtable : ENGAGING AFRICAN SMES IN CORRUPTION PREVENTION

What:    Roundtable on Engaging African  SMES in Corruption Prevention  Who:     The African Development Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development When    5 December 2022, 11:30 – 13:00 GMT (12:30 – 14:00 CEST) Where:  Virtual,  REGISTER HERE The African Development Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development are pleased to invite you to a virtual Regional Business… Read More
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ADF-16 Replenishment Meeting

The African Development Bank Group and the Kingdom of Morocco will host the fourth and final meeting of the Sixteenth Replenishment of the African Development Fund (ADF-16) in Tangiers, Morocco from 5 to 6 December 2022. This year has been marked by a round of consultations between the African Development Fund (ADF) management and donor countries on the sixteenth replenishment… Read More
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Tracking industrialization in Africa: Launch of the inaugural Africa Industrialization Index (AII 2022) and presentation of the African Industry…

What: Launch of the African Industrialisation Index and presentation of the African Industry Observatory project at the African Union Summit on Industrialization and Economic Diversification Who:  African Development Bank, the African Union, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) When: 24 November 2022,  9:00-11:00 GMT+1 Where: Virtual (Click here to register)        The African Development Bank, the African Union… Read More
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Global Community of Practice (G-CoP) Policy Dialogue: Leveraging the African Diaspora for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development in Africa.

What: G-CoP policy dialogue on leveraging the African Diaspora for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development in Africa. Who: The Global Community of Practice (G-COP) policy dialogue of the African Development Bank Group; the African Union Commission; the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat, and partner institutions and African Diaspora Organizations. When: 01 December 2022,… Read More
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IEA, African Development Bank to launch first Regional Training on Energy Efficiency Policy Packages for Sub Saharan Africa

What:       Pre-training Who:        International Energy Agency (IEA), African Development Bank (AfDB) When:      21-25 November 2022      Where:    Online (Zoom), pre-registration required       The International Energy Agency (IEA), jointly with the African Development Bank will host the first Regional Training on Energy Efficiency Policy Packages for Sub Saharan Africa in a virtual format from 21-25 November 2022. The IEA… Read More
Africa Investments 

Addis Ababa “Beautifying Sheger” River Development Project

Perched more than 2,000 meters above sea level on the high plateaus bordering the Great Rift Valley, Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, is surrounded by majestic mountains. Deep within the folds of the land flow numerous streams that are tributaries of the Sheger River. The river rises in the hills along the northern edge of the city before flowing… Read More