Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
- Somalia: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Somalia: Flash Floods - Apr 2018
- Somalia: Measles Outbreak - Dec 2016
- Somalia: Floods - May 2016
- Somalia: Cholera Outbreak - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
Most read reports
- Aid agencies estimate that 4.2 million people in Somalia will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2019
- Somali security forces train on mitigating conflict-related sexual violence
- 2019 Somalia Humanitarian Needs Overview
- Somalia CCCM Cluster Dashboard - December 2018
- Ghana to deploy additional police personnel to Somalia
The African Development Bank recently convened a meeting of experts and stakeholders in the agricultural sector to design integrated pest and disease management mechanisms for controlling the spread of the Fall Army Worm in East Africa.
The Fall Army Worm or Spodoptera frugiperda is an invasive insect threatening food supplies and incomes of millions of African smallholder farmers. The multi-stakeholder, regional action plans to stop the menace of the worm in Africa falls under the Bank’s Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) agenda.
The African Development Bank’s Deputy Director General for East Africa, Nnenna Nwabufo, represented the institution at the launch of the Say No to Famine – Short-Term Regional Emergency Response Project (STRERP) for Somalia.
A joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) will boost agriculture value chains and enhance drought resilience in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda. The initiative is part of a broad coalition to boost collaboration between the two institutions in agriculture, water and sanitation. The combined active portfolio of both institutions in these sectors in Nigeria, Somalia and Uganda is worth US$1 billion, with several projects in the pipelines to expand their support.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved the Bank’s Somalia Country Brief 2017-2020, under which the Bank will help restore the country’s critical infrastructure and build capable institutions.
Somalia grant of US$ 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
Ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, the African Development Bank (AfDB) announced that it would work with partners to accelerate the implementation of the Drought Resilience Sustainable Livelihood Support Programme (DRSLP) in the Horn of Africa.
On 25 May 2017, during the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetings in Ahmedabad, India, the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organised a meeting with donors and friends of Somalia on “Financing the Infrastructure Pillar of Somalia’s National Development Plan (NDP) 2017-19.”
The African Water Facility (AWF) held on February 21, 2017 a launching ceremony and workshop to officially kick-start the Water Resources Management and Investment Plan project for Somaliland. The AWF has provided a €3-million grant to support this project in the aim of building resilience to climate change and reducing water stress in Somaliland.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a framework document for the establishment of the AfDB Multi-Partner Somalia Infrastructure Fund.
Somaliland is located in the Horn of Africa, with an area of 137,600 km2 with a population of about 3.85 million according to the Ministry of National Planning and Development (Somaliland in Figures, 2011). Somaliland is a majorly water scarce country with no perennial river flow making groundwater is the main source of water for the majority of the people in Somaliland.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has awarded US $1 million emergency relief assistance to Somalia where over one million people affected by drought and famine are in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
The African Water Facility (AWF) announced on Wednesday, November 19 that it has offered a €3-million grant to the Republic of Somalia to support a project designed to build resilience to climate change and reduce water stress in Somaliland. The project is expected to improve the management of water resources and attract investments to build water infrastructure and improve water services. Around 3.5 million rural and urban people stand to benefit from the project, as well as 2 million nomadic pastoralists.
UN Secretary-General, WBG and IsDBG Presidents, and other Agency Heads Visit Region to Link Peace Efforts with Economic Progress
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Board of Directors on 18 December 2013 in Tunis approved the Addendum to the Somalia Country Brief 2013-2015, granting Somalia exceptional eligibility to access Fragile States Facility (FSF) Supplemental Support (Pillar 1) and 50 percent of its African Development Fund (ADF) -12 Performance-Based Allocation (PBA) needed before the end of 2013.
Jointly with the Addendum, the Board also approved the utilization of the 50 percent ADF-12 PBA to finance the Somalia Economic and Governance Institutional Support Project amounting to US$ 3.8 million.
Discussions on how to build draught resilience in the Horn of Africa and the Sahel were held on 28 May 2013 in Marrakech on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group which is funding the programme.
Following the launch in March 2013 of Open Data Platforms in 30 African countries, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched additional data platforms in the following 10 African countries: Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Mali, Madagascar, Niger, Somalia, Sudan. This brings to forty (40) the number of African countries already connected to the Open Data network.
Suite au lancement en mars 2013 des plates-formes Open Data dans 30 pays africains, la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) vient de lancer des plates-formes additionnelles Open Data pour les 10 pays africains suivants : Burkina Faso, Burundi, République centrafricaine, Tchad, Gabon, Mali, Madagascar, Niger, Somalie, Soudan. Cela porte à quarante (40) le nombre de pays africains déjà connectés au réseau Open Data.