Africa’s Two Largest Economies Come out of Recession

Africa's two largest economies, Nigeria's and South Africa's, have come out of recession following growth in the last quarter, reports Footprint to Africa. Figures released...

The frontier for climate resilience begins with smallholder farmers

Tackling climate change in Africa will work effectively if efforts are first geared towards eliminating challenges faced by smallholder farmers across the continent, experts...

Rwanda Economic Update: Sustaining Growth by Building on Emerging Export Opportunities

Rwanda’s economic growth has been slowing down since mid-2016 resulting in a 6percent growth in 2016 and in 4.2 percent annualized growth in the...

“I invite you to invest in Chad” – President Idriss Deby

As the president of the Republic of Chad I am in Paris today addressing a distinguished and talented group of international partners who will...

AfDB approves $55-million (including $ 7 million from GEF) loan for three Solar PV...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved three senior loans for a total amount of US$ 55 million...

African Leaders set to accelerate Africa’s path to prosperity by growing economies and jobs...

Over 750 delegates and high-level dignitaries, including African Heads of States, Ministers, and key stakeholders in the agricultural sector, are convening this week in...

Zambia: New World Bank Financing to Improve Quality Education for 1.2 Million Children

The World Bank has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $60 million to improve Zambia’s general education system, with a focus on...

Unlocking capital flows for forest development in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Climate Investment Funds’ Forest Investment Program (CIF FIP) have released a report on how unlocking capital flows to foster...

AfDB trains 129 young “agripreneurs” in Liberia

Monday, August 28, 2017 was a special day for young entrepreneurs in Liberia. After Côte d’Ivoire in December 2016, AfDB is supporting the Government of...

Jennifer Blanke: How to make the green revolution a reality in Africa

Jennifer Blanke is the Vice-President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development at the African Development Bank (AfDB). In this interview, she speaks on the seventh African Green...