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.
- 22/10/2017 - “Africa’s pathway out of poverty” - by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, World Food Prize Laureate Luncheon, October 20, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa
- 18/10/2017 - Remarks by 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina : Making Farming Cool - Investing in Future African Farmers and Agripreneurs
- 18/10/2017 - Remarks Delivered by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, World Food Prize Laureate 2017 and President of the African Development Bank, At the Special Event on “Transforming the African Savannah Initiative”, World Food Prize, October 18, 2017, Des Moines, Iowa, USA
- 17/10/2017 - “Betting on Africa to Feed the World” - The Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank and World Food Prize Laureate 2017, at theIowa State University, Des Moines, Iowa, USA, October 17, 2017.
- 29/09/2017 - Discours du président de la Banque africaine de développement, Akinwumi A. Adesina, lors du dîner d'État offert par Son Excellence le Premier ministre du Burkina Faso
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
- 23/10/2017 - Creating the next generation of hunger-fighters: Adesina caps World Food Prize week with speech to youth
- 22/10/2017 - New World Food Prize Africa Institute to produce Borlaug-Adesina Fellows
- 20/10/2017 - AfDB’s agricultural transformation strategy to guarantee 513 million tons of additional food production
- 20/10/2017 - Adesina to set up fund for young farmers, agripreneurs with US $250,000 World Food Prize money
- 20/10/2017 - World Food Prize Laureate says recognition motivates him to accelerate Africa’s agricultural transformation