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26/08/2020
A message from Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group
26/08/2020
Message from Ms. Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade Director General for the African Development Bank's West Africa Region.
26/08/2020
The 55th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank and the 46th meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund (ADF) began in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.
26/08/2020
Your Excellency, President Alassane Ouattara, President of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, Honorable Minister Niale Kaba, Chairperson of the Board of Governors Honorable Governors Members of the Board of Directors Senior management and staff of the Bank Ladies and Gentlemen Good morning and welcome to the 2020 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank.
26/08/2020
C’est un chantier gigantesque à 120 kilomètres de Marrakech : la perforation du barrage Al Massira alors qu’il est toujours en exploitation. Il s’agit du deuxième réservoir d’eau du Maroc qui retient plus de 2,6 milliards de mètres cubes. Objectif : acheminer l’eau vers des stations de traitement jusqu’à la ville ocre. « Ce barrage ne disposait pas de prise d’eau pour être raccordé, explique le directeur général de l’Office national de l’électricité et de l’eau potable (ONEE), Abderrahim El Hafidi.
24/08/2020
For the first time in the history of the African Development Bank, its Annual Meetings will be held virtually to comply with the COVID-19 pandemic-related social-distancing guidelines.  The Governors' Dialogue and the election of a president will be top of the agenda of the upcoming Meetings scheduled for 26-27 August 2020. 
24/08/2020
By Charles Leyeka Lufumpa, Acting Chief Economist and Vice President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management at the African Development Bank Group  
21/08/2020
La phase I du Programme de résilience à la sécheresse et de développement des moyens de subsistance durables dans les pays de la Corne de l’Afrique (
19/08/2020
How much impact can a simple borehole have on a small farming community? From more than doubled incomes to new sources of livelihoods, learn how a project in Zambia is transforming lives. For decades, Keith Hasimuna, 45, had been eking out a living farming in Mapobwe village in the Pemba district, in the Southern Province of Zambia. But since 2018 he has been thriving. Keith is one of thousands of farmers who are better off after the arrival of a project administered by the African Development Bank.
18/08/2020
The African Development Bank Group will hold its 2020 Annual Meetings virtually, from 25-27 August, 2020. These will comprise statutory meetings of the Board of Governors. A major agenda item of this year's Annual Meetings is the election of a president.