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02/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Purdue University in the United States have agreed to work together to make technologies available to millions of farmers in Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


25/10/2017 - The 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has received the Order of the Griffin award, one of Purdue University’s highest honors.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


23/10/2017 - One day after his historic pledge to use the World Food Prize money to finance African youth and entrepreneurship in agriculture, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina spoke directly to the students of the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute at the headquarters of DowDuPont in Des Moines, Iowa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s, The President


22/10/2017 - The World Food Prize Foundation is partnering with President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, to establish the World Food Prize Africa Institute.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The President


22/10/2017 - Today, I will be speaking about Africa’s pathway out of poverty. For millions of rural poor, their aspiration is that they will make it out of poverty, especially through their kids, and thereby laying the foundations of a march out of poverty for generations to come.

Categories: United States of America, The President


20/10/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge- and innovation-based response to the recognized need to scaling up proven technologies across Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate...

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s, The President


20/10/2017 - The World Food Prize is a great motivation which puts the wind behind the sails of what the African Development Bank is doing with its development priorities − the High 5s – especially Feed Africa, the President of the Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: United States of America, The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition.

Categories: Nutrition, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


19/10/2017 - The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President