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19 Jan 2018 description

The African Development Bank is fully engaged in ensuring efficient and sustainable agricultural production projects in its regional member countries. This can drive economic growth and poverty reduction as well as fulfil both domestic and global demand for agricultural products.

01 Apr 2015 description

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 approved a US $123.77-million loan to the Republic of Angola to finance the country’s Institutional and Sustainability Support to Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Service Delivery Project.

21 Sep 2014 description

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Les directeurs exécutifs du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) se sont réunis à Abidjan le mercredi 17 septembre 2014 et ont approuvé cinq projets concernant le Mali, l’Angola et le Burkina Faso pour une valeur de 144,4 millions de dollars US.

16,8 millions d’euros pour la diversification du Moulin moderne du Mali (M3)

19 Sep 2014 description

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) met in Abidjan on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, and approved five projects worth US $144.4 million for Mali, Angola and Burkina Faso.

€16.8 million for the diversification of Moulin Moderne du Mali M3

The Board approved a €16.8-million (10.8 billion francs CFA) private sector corporate loan to help Mali’s agro-food company, Moulin Moderne du Mali M3 diversify its activities.

16 Jul 2014 description


  1. The Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative (RWSSI) was launched in 2003 with the strategic goal of achieving full access to safe, adequate and affordable water supply and sanitation for rural areas in Africa by 2025. The RWSSI targets for 2015 are aligned with the MDG targets of 70% and 62% access to water supply and sanitation, respectively. This report updates stake holders on the progress made in 2013.

Financial Status

13 May 2013 description

The African Development Bank, renewed its support for climate change resilience in Madagascar, Benin and Angola in accessing US $17.8 million of adaptation finance in the form of grants from the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) during the second quarter of 2013. It follows the approval last March of US $18.6 million for three water and sanitation projects.

10 Jul 2012 description

Sub-Saharan Africa witnessed unprecedented declines in child mortality over the past two decades. The average child mortality rate decreased from 174 per 1,000 in 1990 to 121 per 1,000 in 2010 and the rate of decline has increased from 1.9 percent a year over 1990–2000 to 2.5 percent a year over 2000–2010 according to UNICEF. Research shows that there is an accelerated decline in child mortality and in 34 countries of the region and the rate of decline increased during the MDG period from 2000 as compared to the previous decadei.

26 Mar 2010 description

With a coastline stretching 1,650 km, Angola is rich in marine fisheries resources. The country's fisheries sector is potentially one of its most economically viable industries and currently ranks third after oil and diamond mining. The sector provides about half of the animal protein consumed in the country.

However, the Angolan artisanal fisheries sector, which provider's most of the fish consumed locally, is constrained by an unfavourable environment - the lack of fish processing space, market infrastructure and equipment.

10 May 2009 description

Dakar, 10 May 2009 - "In the second half of the 20th Century, the African continent, more than any other part of the world has suffered enormously from violent conflict within and between States", says the African Development Report 2008-2009 released on Sunday, 10 May 2009 in Dakar Senegal.

The Report, prepared by African Development Bank (AfDB) experts and published by Oxford University Press, examines the economic and social cost of conflicts across the continent and provides cogent …

10 May 2009 description

Dakar, le 10 mai 2009 - "Dans la deuxième partie du XXe siècle, le continent africain, plus que tout autre, a souffert énormément des conflits violents au sein et entre les Etats", dit le Rapport de développement 2008 de l'Afrique (anglais), lancé aujourd'hui, 10 mai 2009, à Dakar, au Sénégal.

Le rapport, préparé par des experts de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) et publié par les Presses de l'université Oxford, examine les coûts économiques et sociaux des conflits en …

25 Feb 2009 description

Tunis, 25 February 2009 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group Board of Directors has approved a grant of 14 million Units of Account (UA)*, equivalent to US$ 20.9 million, to help finance a Multi-Country Demobilization and Reintegration Transitional Support Program (MDRTSP) in the Great Lakes Region.

The Program aims at ensuring the effective reintegration of ex-combatants in the Great Lakes Region in order to improve prospects for peace building and economic recovery in the region.

The program covers the seven countries of the Great Lakes Region targeted by the original MDRP, …

26 Mar 2008 description

Tunis, 26 March 2008 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Wednesday in Tunis approved a proposal for the Bank Group to administer and manage resources for a special fund set up for the reconstruction and development of the Great Lakes Region (SFRD).

28 Nov 2007 description

Tunis, 28 November 2007 - A loan of 12 million Units of Accounts (UA*), about US$ 18.86 million was approved on Wednesday in Tunis by the Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF) to finance the Sumbe Water Supply, Sanitation and Institutional Support Project in Angola.

The objective of the project is to improve access, quality and the sustainability of water supply and sanitation services in Sumbe, capital of Kwanza Sul Province and surrounding areas.

07 Jul 2006 description

Tunis, 7 July 2006 - The campaign to check the spread of animal diseases within the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) will receive support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group following the approval in Tunis on Wednesday, a grant of 13.71 million Units of Account (UA*), equivalent to US$ 20.28 million by the Board of Directors of the African Development Fund (ADF), the concessional arm of the (AfDB) Group in Tunis on Wednesday.

The primary objective of Strengthening Institutions for Risk Management of Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADS) project is to enhance …

31 May 2006 description

Tunis 31 May, 2006 - The campaign to contain the spread of communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has received a major boost from the African Development Bank (ADB) Group.

25 Nov 2005 description

Tunis 25 November, 2005 - Farmers in the Bom Jesus commune of Angola will receive grant financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) to support efforts aimed at improving food production in the region. The ADF Board of Directors today in Tunis approved a grant of UA 17.2 million (approximately US$ 24.86 million) to finance the Bom Jesus-Calenga Smallholder Agricultural Development Project.

13 Nov 2002 description

Press Release [No. SEGL3/F/60/02]

ABIDJAN, 13 NOVEMBER 2002 - The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved a loan of 6,5 million Units of Account (UA)* equivalent to US $ 8.59 million to finance the health services rehabilitation project in Uige Province in Angola.