AfDB African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge: The Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB.org) have launched a call for applications for the first edition of the African Youth Adaptation Solutions (YouthAdapt) Challenge.
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Applications are open for the Japan Africa Dream Scholarship (JADS) Program 2021/2022. The JADS Program is a capacity building project by the AfDB and Japan which was initiated in 2017 with the aim of providing two-year scholarship awards to highly achieving African graduate students to enable them ... read more and apply
The 2021 African Economic Conference (AEC), jointly organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Development Bank (AfDB), and the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) will be held in Cabo Verde, as well as virtually, from 2 to 4 December 2021.
Since its ince ... read more and apply
The African Development Review, one of the flagship publications of the African Development Bank Group devoted to the study and analysis of development policy in Africa, invites submissions for a special issue on “The Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies. “
The issue will analyze t ... read more and apply
The African Development Bank is calling on vibrant Africans who have what it takes to light up Africa, feed Africa, Industrialize Africa, improves the lives of the people of Africa by their creativity and intellectual giftings. This program is a three year program and it is classified as INTERNATION ... read more and apply
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Established in 1964, the African Development Bank Group is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund. The overarching objective of the Bank is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.
The Bank Group achieves this objective by:
Mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and
Providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.
The Bank is headquartered in Abidjan, has 5 Business Regional Resource Offices, 30 Country offices, 5 Program Offices and a Liaison Office in Japan.
The Bank has a Ten-Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and to ensure greater developmental impact has identified five priority areas (High 5s), to scale up delivery: energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.