The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington, DC, from April 18-23, 2017. The annual gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the media and academia.
La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) va participer aux réunions de printemps du Fonds monétaire international (FMI) et de la Banque mondiale à Washington, D.C., du 18 au 23 avril 2017. Cette rencontre annuelle réunira plus de 1 000 représentants de gouvernements, de la société civile, du secteur privé, des médias et des milieux universitaires.
Low-income residents of the Ghanaian capital, Accra suffering from frequent cholera and flooding will soon experience some relief.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Tuesday, March 29, 2017 approved a loan of approximately US $ 49 million to the Government of Ghana to increase access to safe and sustainable sanitation and facilitate income generation support for urban and peri-urban poor residents of the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area (GAMA).
On Monday, March 27, 2017, the Nigerian Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, officially inaugurated the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Program, Phase 1 (ATASP-1) Youth Training Center located on the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) premises in Kubwa, Abuja. He also kicked off the National Agribusiness Youth Training on seed production and processing technology.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on March 15, 2017, the conversion of the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF) – established in 2014 with €4.725 million from the Government of Germany – to a multi-donor trust fund. This conversion brings two new partners to the Fund, the governments of Italy and Flanders (Belgium), who are contributing €4.7 million and €2 million, respectively.