What is Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (ABEDA)?
Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (ABEDA) meaning
| note – also known as Banque Arabe de Developpement Economique en Afrique (BADEA)|
established – 18 February 1974; effective – 16 September 1974
aim – to promote economic development
members – (17 plus the Palestine Liberation Organization) Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, Palestine Liberation Organization; note – these are all the members of the Arab League excluding Comoros, Djibouti, Somalia, Yemen
reference: The World Factbook 2017. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2017. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html