A new approach is necessary given the global economic downturn and overall risk aversion on the part of investors, bank strategy director Kapil Kapoor told Reuters. He said the bank’s current holdings are — at best — a fifth of what it needs to achieve its goals.
AfDB has recently formed a partnership with the Brazilian Development Bank to source and finance clean energy and infrastructure projects in Africa. It will also look to invest in new markets such as China and India.
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