African Development Bank


  • New Publication: " Beyond a success: Impacts of ADB- AFD cofinanced projects in Vietnam

    Impacts of ADB- AFD cofinanced projects in Vietnam... Based on concern about how to improve the efficiency of Official Development Assistance (ODA) granted to Vietnam during its transition to a middle income country, AFD and ADB (Asia Development Bank) jointly committed to strengthen their coordination in several of mutual interest
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  • Press Releases

    On 28 September 2009, in the presence of representatives in Paris of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), Jean Michel SEVERINO, Chief Executive Officer of Agence Française de Développement, and Abdoulaye BIO TCHANE, President of the West African Development Bank (BOAD), signed a 50 million euro loan agreement
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  • Official launch of the Development Bank of Nigeria

    The ceremonial launch was well attended by the outgoing President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Mrs Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, representatives of the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the German KfW and AFD Nigeria... This new financing institution is co- financed by the World Bank, the African Development Bank, KfW of Germany and AFD for a total amount of USD 1 5 billion
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  • Call for Interest - Egypt the Road Ahead : Towards generating long term growth and employement

    AFD intends to launch a study, co- financed by the African Development Bank, aiming at identifying the activities which could be the engine of long run growth and decent jobs creation in the forthcoming years in Egypt. The analysis should go as deeper as data availability and consistency allow it
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  • ZAMBIA - COMMISSIONING OF ITEZHI-TEZHI HYDROPOWER STATION BY PRESIDENT EDGAR LUNGU ON 4 MARCH 2016

    AFD (USD34, 4m) and Proparco (USD36m) are co- financiers on this project together with the African Development Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa and FMO... AFD (USD34, 4m) and Proparco (USD36m) are co- financiers on this project together with the African Development Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Southern Africa and FMO
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  • Sod-cutting ceremony of the Awoshie-Pokuase road and urban development project

    Among them were Mr Joe Gidisu, Minister of Roads and Highways, dignitaries and chiefs, Mrs Marie Laure Akin Olugbade, the Resident Representatif of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Mr Bruno Leclerc, Resident Manager of Agence Française de Développement (AFD)... Out of a total project cost of Euro100 million, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is providing Euro63 million, while France, through the Agence Française de Développement (AFD), is contributing an amount of Euro30 million and the Government of Ghana, Euro7 million
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  • Signing the AFD loan agreement for the extension of the Waterwaste treatment station in Cairo Gabal El Asfar

    This project, totaling over 200 million euros, was co- financed with the African Development Bank to the tune of 53 million Euros, the rest being financed by the Egyptian Government. Since the opening of the AFD office in Cairo in February 2007, the Agency has already approved 14 funds for a total of nearly 470 million euros in Egypt, mainly in the sectors of water, transport, environment and energy
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  • AFD and Cairo University organise a workshop for employment

    This workshop benefits from contributions from the International Labour Organization, the World Bank, the European Union and the African Development Bank
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  • Visit of the drinking water supply project in Maputo

    AFD Head of SS Africa department, Jacques Moineville and AFD Head of Communication and Foreign Relations, Henry de Cazotte, came to Mozambique from May 12th to 15th to participate in the African Development Bank 2008 Annual Meetings. This provided them an opportunity to visit the Maputo Water and Sanitation Project (MWSP)
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  • Visite of the Awoshie-Pokuase road project by all staff members of AFD Accra

    This project is co- financed with the African Development Bank and out of the 17 km stretch of road, AFD is financing 3 km at the cost of Euro30 million. Since most of us are not directly involved in operations, this visit gave us the opportunity to understand what we read and hear about this project
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