Summary of Day 2
Mr. Perin SAINT-ANGE, Associate Vice-President,
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Hard Talk Discussion Panel
Moderated Event

Ministerial Dialogue on Agricultural Entreprises Processing Zones & Agricultural Corridors
Facilitator: Akinwumi A. ADESINA, President, African Development Bank Group

Work stream sessions Continue #22 – 25

Coffee break
Press Conference with Development Partners

Session 6: Plenary Presentation of work streams

Plenary presentations
Simeon EHUI, Sector Manager, Agriculture and Rural Development, Africa Region, World Bank Group (TBC)

Session 7: Closing Ceremony

Targets, Big Wins and Lead Institutions for Agricultural Transformation
Vice-President, African Development Bank Group
Closing Panel Discussion Commitment to Feeding Africa
Feed Africa Video
Note of Appreciation   
Akinwumi A. ADESINA, African Development Bank Group
Closing remarks
H.E. Mr. Mahammad Boun Abdallah DIONNE, Prime Minister of Senegal

Did you know

Africa produces 73% of world cocoa, with over 70% of that coming from Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria. 

Find out more


“Africa has 65% of all the arable land left in the world to meet the food needs of 9 billion people on the planet by 2050.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Contact: Ken Johm

Conference venue

Abdou Diouf International Conference Center - Dakar, Senegal

Participants whose expenses are not covered by the African Development Bank may send an email to for assistance with ticket reservations and accommodation in Dakar.