Somalia grant of US$ 34.8 million set to benefit 804,000 individuals
South Sudan grant of US$ 43.8 million set to benefit 300,000 individuals
Pastoralists and agro-pastoralist households among the target beneficiaries; Women, children, elderly and disabled to be prioritized
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest US $24 billion dollars in agriculture as part of its Feed Africa programme- a strategy for agricultural development in Africa.
President of the Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, said this in a speech he delivered at the 50th anniversary celebration of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria,
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have signed a landmark agreement to strengthen partnership at country level.
Both parties have agreed to jointly pull together the sum of US $2 billion over the next three years to finance projects in agriculture and food security, renewable energy, small and medium enterprises, and human development (health and education).
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US$ 1 million Emergency Humanitarian Assistance to people affected by drought and famine in Kenya.
On 10th February 2017, the Government of Kenya declared the drought a national disaster following extreme dry spells in pastoral zones since August 2016. These have resulted in high local cereal prices, increasing livestock mortality and conflict that have exacerbated the impact of the drought. Food prices are currently 10%-25% above their five-year averages and are expected to continue rising.
Dans le cadre du projet de gestion intégrée du bassin versant du Gourou à Abidjan, financé par la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) à travers un don FAD d’un montant de 23 millions d’UC (environ 18 milliards), le Ministère de la construction du logement de l’assainissement et de l’urbanisme (MCLAU) de Côte d’Ivoire a organisé le jeudi 08 juin 2017, à Abidjan, une cérémonie de remise d’équipements et d’outils de terrain.