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06/12/2016 - Despite the promise and force of globalization as a powerful engine for economic transformation, hardworking subsistence farmers have been left behind due to insufficient skills, said Nobel Laureate and Harvard Professor, Eric Maskin during a roundtable debate themed, The way forward to transforming Africa’s agriculture.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Human Capital Development, Employment, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, The President


05/12/2016 - The 11th African Economic Conference (AEC) kicked off in Abuja, Nigeria, on Monday with a consensus on the need to scale up the continent’s agricultural transformation to spur industrialization and inclusive growth.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Education, Human Capital Development, The President


05/12/2016 - The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Atsuko Toda as Director for Agricultural Finance and Rural Development with effect from 1st December 2016.

Categories: Japan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


05/12/2016 - Good morning! I wish to warmly welcome you all to this African Economic Conference, being held in Abuja. Unlocking the potential of agro-industrial development across all of Africa is what this conference is about. The choice of Nigeria to host this is significant: it is the most populous African country, with enormous potential in agriculture. If well managed, Nigeria has the potential to become a global powerhouse through agro-industrialization

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mohamed El Azizi as the Director General for the North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, with effect from December 1, 2016. The North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa.

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tonia Kandiero as Director General for the Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office with effect from 1 December 2016. The Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa.

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Nnenna Nwabufo as the Country Manager, East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, with effect from December 1, 2016. The East Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa. As Country Manager, a new senior executive position in the Bank, Mrs. Nwabufo will be responsible for management oversight over country resident representatives and portfolio operations in key countries and serve as the deputy to the Director General in the overall management of the regional office operations.

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Janvier Litse as the Director General for the West Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office, with effect from 1 December 2016. The West Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa.

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Josephine Waithira Ngure as the Country Manager for the Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office with effect from 1 December 2016. The Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa. As Country Manager, a new senior executive position in the Bank, Dr. Ngure will be responsible for management oversight over country resident representatives and portfolio operations in key countries and serve as the deputy to the Director General in the overall management of the regional office operations.

Categories: The President


24/11/2016 - The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Yacine Fal as the Country Manager for the North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office with effect from 1 December 2016. The North Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office is part of the new business approach of the Bank to accelerate its business and development impacts across Africa. As Country Manager, a new senior executive position in the Bank, Ms. Fal will be responsible for management oversight over country resident representatives and portfolio operations in key countries and serve as the deputy to the Director General in the overall management of the regional office operations.

Categories: Senegal, The President