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Investing in WASH Africa is key to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 – AfDB

Investing in the water and sanitation (WASH) sector in Africa is crucial to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 6, which calls for universal...

AfDB, partners agree to strengthen commitment to gender equality

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and partners have agreed to strengthen their commitment to gender equality. The agreement is on the theme: “Development Banks as...

Finance in Common Summit: Groups call on public banks to support people, planet

Some 450 public development banks and financial institutions that control approximately $2 trillion in public money all over the globe are this week gathering...

Environmentalists task AfDB on financing climate friendly policies

Environmentalists have urged the African Development Bank (AfDB) to take more committed and decisive leadership role in fighting the climate crisis threatening  half of...

Are AfDB’s financing policies climate-friendly?

With the climate crisis threatening over half of the global GDP, there can be no business-as-usual when the world begins to plan for a...

AfDB to train 80 Africans on climate finance

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has selected representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate...

AfDB approves emergency relief to clean-up Mauritius marine oil spill

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, September 17, 2020 approved a $500,000 emergency assistance grant to support international recovery...

GCA Africa launch described as ‘historic moment to accelerate adaptation’

The Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire. Hosted by the African...

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Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...
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UN launches Eurasian-African bird migration atlas

Visualising how migratory animals connect continents, countries, sites and habitats are the result of an international scientific effort under...

Govts, stakeholders urged on effective commitment to climate law implementation

The University of Abuja and Global Initiative for Food Security, Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP) have called on all tiers of...

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Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7...

UN launches Eurasian-African bird migration atlas

Visualising how migratory animals connect continents, countries, sites and...