A development bank

At the service of the WAEMU member countries and private sector

Road, Environnement, Energy

Private sector a business partner, leader in innovative financing


Agriculture growth-generating investments in environment and production

Private sector

Roads, Environment, Energy financing basic infrastructure


Investments a reference player in the sub-regional financial market

BOAD grants new loans totalling XOF90 billion

Ouagadougou, 23 September 2016. The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) held its 102nd ordinary meeting at the premises of the Central Bank of West and Central African States (BCEAO) in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) under the chairmanship of Mr. Christian Adovelande, Chairman of the Board of Directors and President of BOAD.

Governance towards fraud prevention

Lomé, 27 July 2016. A conference on the theme “Governance towards fraud prevention: what are the challenges and innovative solutions for corporate executive officers in the WAMEU region?” was held at the headquarters of the West African Development Bank (BOAD). The focus of this meeting was to discuss the specific challenges to which directors and senior executives must adapt when deploying governance principles and tools as well as new fraud prevention strategies in the region.

BOAD in brief

Strategic plan 2015-2019

Request of funding