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AfDB to deliver certified wheat, seeds to 20 million farmers – Adesina

The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says the bank is set to deliver climate-adapted, certified wheat and other staple crops seeds...

Experts seek urgency of climate financing for Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts say there is the need to urgently mobilise climate financing for Africa. A statement...

Leaders welcome Kenyatta as Global Champion for Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme

Global Centre on Adaptation CEO, Professor Patrick Verkooijen, welcomed President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya as the Global Champion for the Africa Adaptation Acceleration Programme (AAAP) at...

AfDB establishes African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation to transform continent’s healthcare sector

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Board of Directors has approved the establishment of the African Pharmaceutical Technology Foundation, a new institution that will significantly...

AfDB grants Ethiopia $830,000 to improve climate resilience for communities, ecosystems

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed an $830,000 technical assistance grant agreement for Ethiopia. The funds will help mainstream climate risk management, gender...

Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action – AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks abound, the African Development Bank...

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation through its African Development Fund...

Activists: Why is AfDB sidelining voices of African civil society?

Dean Bhebhe, Campaigns Coordinator at the African Climate Reality Project; Charity Migwi, Africa Regional Campaigner at 350.org; and Aurelie Kalenga, Communications Manager at the African...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution...

Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that...