African Development Bank
The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group 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.
Membership Date: 2018
Increasing Women’s Financial Inclusion and Closing the Women’s SME Credit Gap In Zimbabwe Through Enabling Financial Policy and RegulationLearn More
Unlock the impact potential of agricultural SMEs in Africa, experts urge at Dakar 2 Food summit
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Dakar 2: AFDB Group, Government of Canada announce funding facility to grow agri-SMEs
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Africa Investment Forum roundtable event showcases agribusiness investment opportunities.
Ahead of the 2021 market Days, the Africa Investment Forum held an event to preview two agribusiness deals worth nearly $400 million...Learn More