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African Development Bank
The U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service Liaison Office to African Development Bank


The African Development Bank Group (AfDB), located in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities:

  • The African Development Bank,
  • the African Development Fund,
  • and the Nigeria Trust Fund.

The AfDB achieves its mandate by mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in member countries and providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.

African Development Bank Commercial Liaison

Côte d’Ivoire
Office Phone: 225-22-49-43-57
From the U.S.: (301) 985-8627 ext. 4357

[Temporarily Vacant]

Senior Commercial Officer and
Commercial Representative to the AFDB
U.S. Embassy in Abidjan


Elvire Kodio

Commercial Specialist