African Development Bank Group logo competition for young African designers.


Submission Deadline:  14 April 2014

The African Development Bank Group launches a competition to design a logo for its newest department “the African Natural Resources Centre”(ANRC). The contest targets mainly young African designers and is open to everybody.

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries.

In 2013, the Board of the AfDB decided to create a new department, the African Natural Resources Centre (ANRC) to assist African countries in maximizing development outcomes derived from natural resources wealth.

Call for Submission

The ANRC will be officially launched at the African Development Bank’s Annual Meetingsin Kigali on 19-23 May 2014. On this occasion, the ANRC will release its new logo.


The logo must be visual, catchy, easy to reproduce on various supports of all shapes and sizes.  It should clearly relate to the mandate of the ANRC which is to assist African countries to maximize development outcomes derived from natural resources wealth.


Selection of the top five entries will be made by a committee. The Selection committee will evaluate entries based on creativity and relevance to the visual eloquence of the logo in relation to the mandate of the ANRC.


The winner will be invited to attend the opening ceremony of the ANRC in Kigali, Rwanda. The prize includes a travel (economy flight ticket and accommodation) to Kigali and a certificate of recognition.


The contest is open to anyone regardless of age, country of origin, etc. African Development Bank’s employees or immediate family members are not eligible.

Entry Fee

There is no participation fee.


Submissions are exclusively online. Your logo submissions must be sent to[email protected] with copy to [email protected] and [email protected] no later than 14 April 2014.

Announcement of the Winner

The winner will be notified by email prior to an announcement appearing on the website.


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