Multilateral Development Bank
Organisations / agencies covered
The African Development Bank (ADB) publishes, under IATI, projects, or policy-based operations, data of sovereign operations funded by the ADB, African Development Fund (ADF) and the Nigerian Trust Fund (NTF) windows. Special funds might be included, depending on disclosure limitations. However, non- sovereign operations are not included through IATI due to disclosure limitations.
Timeliness of Data
Data is published one month in arrears.
Frequency of publication
Frequency of publication (extra comments)
Units of Aid
An activity is defined by a "project" or "operation". Currency : XDR For reporting purposes we will use the ISO 4217 Currency Codes. UA is the official currency for the AfDB projects. 1 UA=1 SDR (International Monetary Fund Special Drawing Rights).
Segmentation of Published Data
Separate files by country
Data Definitions and References
The African Development Bank (AfDB)’s new Disclosure and Access to Information (DAI) Policy, which has entered into effect on February 3, 2013, will guide reporting according to IATI standards. This policy assumes that all information will be disclosed unless it falls under the list of exceptions. Please refer to the AfDB's Disclosure Access to information for further details: http://www.afdb.org/fileadmin/uploads/afdb/Documents/Policy-Documents/Bank%20Group%20Policy%20on%20Disclosure%20and%20Acess%20to%20Infomation.pdf
The African Development Bank publishes its projects since 1967.
The quality of data depends on initial quality in source systems and databases. A significant effort is planned to enhance the quality of project data in the coming year. The IATI process will also include quality checks once automated.
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