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, 2015.
He succeeded Donald Kaberuka of Rwanda, and assumed duty on September 1, 2015 in Abidjan.
- 20/10/2016 - La BAD octroie 28,5 milliards FCFA au Sénégal pour appuyer les réformes en matière de développement local
- 18/10/2016 - African Leaders for Nutrition: The AfDB plays a greater role in promoting nutrition accountability and grey matter infrastructure
- 14/10/2016 - World Food Day: Adapting Africa’s agriculture to the exigencies of climate change
- 08/10/2016 - Regional Development Bank heads respond to CGD's Panel on Multilateral Development Banking
- 05/10/2016 - AfDB President Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina receives African passport, symbol of continental integration
- 18/10/2016 - AfDB President Akinwumi A. Adesina’s Opening Remarks at “Jobs for Youth in Africa” West African Ministerial Conference - 18 October, 2016 - Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
- 17/10/2016 - Keynote Address delivered by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at the World Food Prize, Des Moines, Iowa, October 13, 2016
- 04/10/2016 - Adesina Urges African Countries To Seize New Investment Opportunities
- 30/06/2016 - Opening speech at the 2nd negotiations meeting of the African Development Fund, Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank Group, Abidjan, 30 June 2016
- 13/06/2016 - Speech Delivered by President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank at the 7th African Agricultural Science Week and FARA General Assembly, held in Kigali, Rwanda, June 13, 2016
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