Panel of donor countries representatives during the 50th anniversary celebration of the African Development Fund.
The African Development Fund (ADF) has celebrated 50 years of driving socioeconomic development in Africa’s most fragile countries.
Held during the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings—23 to 27 May—the event brought together beneficiaries and donors to speak about the impact and performance of the Fund. It also featured live performance and video.
From left to right: Kenneth Ofori-Atta, Minister of Finance of Ghana; Dr Uzziel Ndagijimana, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning; US Treasury official Eric Meyer; and the moderator of the panel, Zanele Morrison. Accra, May 27, 2022.
Africa — the main victim of climate change, despite emitting only 3% of greenhouse gases — should turn its climate challenges into opportunities to create green jobs for youth and women. This was the message that emerged at a knowledge event held on the sidelines of the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings in Accra.
On the margins of the African Development Bank Group’s 2022 Annual Meetings, the Africa Investment Forum convened investors to promote the power of the platform to draw critical investment to the continent.
The investor roundtable on 25 May came at a time when capital flows are in flux in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Such discussions are integral to the Africa Investment Forum, connecting project sponsors, investors, and financiers, as well as the public and the private sector.
"African culture has become a global export," said President Adesina.
On Thursday evening, Ghana shared its rich cultural legacy with participants at the African Development Bank Group’s 2022 Annual Meetings, which ended on Friday.
AfDB convenes roundtable with heads of regional institutions and development banks in Africa, to discuss promoting investment and mobilising resources for development in Africa.
Heads of Africa’s leading regional and continental bodies on Thursday met to discuss how to fast-track the continent’s development plan, known as Agenda 2063. Covid-19 and rising fuel, food and fertilizer prices in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine war, have raised the stakes, and the urgency to speed up recovery.
Members of the African Legal Support Facility's Management Board and Governing Council met in Accra during the African Development Bank's 2022 Annual Meetings
The Management Board and Governing Council of the African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) have expressed satisfaction with the strong 2021 performance of the ALSF. They also commended the team’s timely and sustained response to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic across the Facility’s areas of intervention. The Board and Council also passed resolutions regarding ALSF operations.
Semereta Sewasew, Ethiopia's Finance Minister, shared her country's agricultural success story on 26 May 2022 in Accra.
Ethiopia has set its sights on becoming a regional breadbasket, the country’s finance minister Semereta Sewasew said on Thursday.
Annual Meetings 2022: Highlights of Day 4
A delegate listens to a discussion on Africa's digital resilience on 25 May 2022.
The African Development Bank hosted a panel of experts drawn from industry, government and the investment community to lay out key actions for Africa to deliver a transformational digital future for its people.
A side event to the Bank’s Annual Meetings in Accra, Ghana, the session featured a discussion on building resilient digital economies in Africa. It addressed the need for resilient broadband networks as well as innovation and entrepreneurship to develop a thriving digital eco-system.
Hassatou N’sele, vice-presidente para as Finanças e diretora financeira interina, responde às perguntas do moderador Simon Mizrahi sobre a saúde financeira do Grupo Banco.
The African Development Bank Group is progressing with financial reforms that have helped it become stronger, more resilient, and better equipped in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, the institution’s Senior Vice President Bajabulile Swazi Tshabalala said on Thursday.
Dr. Kevin Kariuki, African Development Bank Vice President for Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth (left) and Juha Savolainen, Deputy Director General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland announcing the launch of the African Circular Economy Facility.
The African Development Bank Group today launched its first Africa Circular Economy Facility during its 2022 Annual Meetings. The circular economy is a model of production and consumption that involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products as long as possible.