African Development Bank Group

African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. Wikipedia

African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. Wikipedia

Jul 28, 10:40 AM

The AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina, will visit Ghana from from August 1-4 to discuss cooperation with President Nana Akufo-Addo and visit key projects financed by the Bank in the country. The AfDBs portfolio in Ghana, as at June 2017, is composed of 22 operations with an overall commitment of US$ 950,319,370. Recent road projects supported by the Bank, such as the Fufulso-Sawla Road Project, have made a significant contribution towards improving mobility, providing access to socio-economic opportunities for millions of people and facilitating regional integration. . Le prsident de la BAD, Akinwumi Adesina, se rendra au Ghana du 1er au 4 aot pour discuter des sujets de coopration avec le prsident Nana Akufo-Addo et visiter les projets majeurs financs par la Banque dans ce pays. En juin 2017, le portefeuille de la BAD au Ghana totalise 22 oprations, pour un engagement global de $ 950,319,370 EU. Parmi les projets phares soutenus par la Banque, on compte notamment la route Fufulso-Sawla, acheve en 2016. Ce projet a contribu de manire significative l''amlioration de la mobilit des populations, offrant de nouvelles opportunits conomiques des millions de personnes, et facilitant l''intgration rgionale. . #AfDB #BAD #road #route #infrastructure #Ghana #Africa #Afrique #integration

Jul 27, 11:17 AM

The Picos and Engenhos watershed management project on Santiago Island, Cape Verde, helped reduce rural poverty through soil conservation and optimising water resources. A network of irrigation systems, wells, reservoirs, and dams were constructed over a seven-year period as well as several new dams. The African Development Bank also helped organise and support vocational training. Courses in agricultural produce, constructional and agricultural engineering, and livestock management or pasture improvement were made available. . Le projet de gestion des bassins versants de Picos et Engenhos, sur l''le de Santiago, au Cap-Vert, a contribu rduire la pauvret rurale grce la prservation des sols et l''optimisation des ressources en eau. Un rseau de systmes d''irrigation, de puits et de rservoirs a t construit sur une priode de sept ans, ainsi que plusieurs nouveaux barrages. Dans le cadre de ce projet cofinanc par la BAD, la Banque a galement soutenu l''organisation d''un programme de formation professionnelle portant sur la production agricole, la construction, la gestion du btail ou encore l''amlioration des pturages. . #tbt #CapeVerde #CapVert #Africa #Afrique #AfDB #BAD #agriculture #training #formation

Jul 26, 8:42 AM

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) join forces to operationalize the Desert to Power Program in the eleven countries of the Great Green Wall Initiative, including Sudan. Its objectives: to transform precarious situations in the desert part of Africa into development opportunities for local communities, especially through energy solutions. Sudan aims to increase access to electricity by 13% each year to reach universal access by 2025, which will require both on-grid and off-grid solutions. . La Banque africaine de dveloppement (BAD) et l''Organisation des Nations Unies pour l''alimentation et l''agriculture (FAO) unissent leurs forces pour dployer le programme Desert to Power dans les 11 pays de la Grande muraille verte, notamment au Soudan. Objectifs : offrir des opportunits de dveloppement aux communauts en situation de prcarit dans les rgions dsertiques dAfrique notamment un accs lnergie. Le Soudan entend augmenter de 13 % par an son taux national daccs l''lectricit et assurer un accs universel d''ici 2025, ce qui exige de recourir des solutions hors rseau. . #AfDB #BAD #PowerAfrica #Energy #Energie #Sudan #Soudan #High5s #Top5

Jul 25, 7:50 AM

The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, met with the AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina, on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the Banks headquarters in Abidjan. President Adesina commended President Rajaonarimampianinas efforts in speeding up development in his country. Over the past 50 years, the AfDB has contributed to the development of Madagascar and has committed US $1.8 billion in key areas: roads, agriculture, mining, energy, drinking water, health, education and governance. In the next three years, the Bank intends to further deepen its cooperation with Madagascar by putting emphasis on the development of the energy and agriculture sectors. . Le prsident de la Rpublique de Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, sest entretenu avec Akinwumi Adesina, prsident de la BAD, samedi 22 juillet 2017 au sige de la Banque, Abidjan. Au cours des 50 dernires annes, la BAD a investi 1,8 milliard $ EU Madagascar, rpartis entre projets routiers, agricoles, miniers, dans lnergie, laccs leau potable, la sant, lducation, ou encore la gouvernance. Pour les trois ans venir, la BAD entend mettre laccent sur le dveloppement de lnergie et de lagriculture. . #AfDB #BAD #Madagascar #Africa #Afrique #Development #Dveloppement