Akinwumi Adesina, 8th President of the AfDB
Akinwumi Adesina, formerly Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, was elected as the 8th President of the African Development Bank on Thursday, May 28.
He succeeds Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, and assumed duty on September 1, 2015 in Abidjan.
- 03/02/2016 - AfDB to work with African leaders to achieve the High Fives, Adesina tells AU Summit
- 29/01/2016 - AfDB high-level mission to Nigeria offers support for country’s economic growth and social development priorities
- 29/01/2016 - Senior Management changes at the African Development Bank
- 28/01/2016 - “Africa’s Next Challenge”: In televised debate, Adesina, Kagame and Desalegn underscore urgent need to power Africa
- 22/01/2016 - AfDB President shares his vision for the Bank and the continent at 26th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa
- 29/01/2016 - Speech Delivered by African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina to NEPAD Heads of State and Government at the African Union Summit, Addis Ababa, January 29, 2016
- 23/01/2016 - Remarks Delivered by Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Reception on the New Deal on Energy for Africa and the Launch of the Transformative Partnership on Energy for Africa, Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016
- 20/11/2015 - Keynote Address Delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the Paris Forum on Debt and Development, organized by the Paris Club and the G20, on November 20, 2015
- 23/10/2015 - Closing Remarks by Akinwumi Adesina, President African Development Bank Group - Closing Ceremony of the Dakar Conference on African Agricultural Transformation - 23 October 2015 - Dakar, Senegal
- 21/10/2015 - Opening Speech delivered by African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina at the High-Level Conference on Feeding Africa: An Action Plan for African Agricultural Transformation
My vision is to help build a new Africa with prosperous, sustainable and inclusive growth; one that is peaceful, secure and united, regionally integrated and globally competitive.
Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President