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African maritime experts are targeting a bigger role for the continent’s sea ports in the emerging global blue economy. This new move is the brainchild of the African Natural Resources Center in collaboration with the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department Read more…


In a bid to strengthen Africa’s response to climate adaptation and mitigation, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Islamic Development Bank have signed a partnership. This partnership will accelerate collaboration and integrate climate action into the global recovery from Read more…


In the wake of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war that has threatened the global economy, Africa has been urged to build up its resilience through effective food security policies. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), mentioned this in Read more…


Mozambique has received a $47.09 million grant for the first phase of the Pemba-Lichinga Integrated Development Corridor, a Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone. This grant will be provided by the African Development Bank (AfDB). Expectedly, it will help improve agricultural productivity Read more…


The role of legislators is critical in placing climate change mitigation and adaptation firmly on the political agenda, participants at a conference heard. The event took place ahead of the UN’s forthcoming COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow, UK. Konrad Read more…


Africa Resilience Forum 2021 kicked off with a strong focus on climate change, COVID-19 and conflict. The opening session focused on the competing needs of development and security, especially in the prevailing environment of heightened fiscal constraints, while another focused Read more…


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has affirmed its support for the development of satellite observations for African early warning systems. Consequently, it has ensured the continent has direct access to satellite data to produce forecasts and prediction models that are Read more…


The Civil Society and Community Engagement Division of the African Development Bank, in partnership with the Economic, Social and Cultural Council of the African Union and the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa-CDC), organized a webinar on “Civil Read more…


Africa has been described as having massive blue economy potentials which, of harnessed, will fast track economic revival. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), stated this at the Digital World Water Congress organized by the International Water Association Read more…


Sudan has received $8.56 million from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to address climate shocks, and disaster risk management. This funding will be implemented through the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme (ADRiFi). The five-year (2022 to 2026) project, to be Read more…