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.
- 14/01/2017 - Remarks by President Akinwumi Adesina at the France-Africa Forum, Heads of State Session, 14 January 2017, Bamako, Mali
- 13/01/2017 - Forum économique de Bamako - Discours de clôture de M. Akinwumi Adesina, Président de la Banque africaine de développement à l’occasion du 27e Sommet Afrique-France
- 10/01/2017 - “Building a Partnership for Resilience” - Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President President of the African Development Bank, at the First Africa Resilience Forum, January, 10, 2017, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
- 05/12/2016 - Opening Speech delivered by Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank, at the African Economic Conference, Abuja, December 5, 2016 on “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth”
- 05/12/2016 - Allocution du Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, Président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, à l’occasion de la Conférence des bailleurs de fonds et des investisseurs de Madagascar, Paris, 1-2 décembre 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
- 14/01/2017 - Africa/France Summit: AfDB President urges action to finance Africa's economic transformation
- 06/01/2017 - Le Président de la BAD présent au Sommet de Bamako : Pour le Partenariat, la paix et l’Emergence
- 30/12/2016 - 2016 in review: A new chapter opens at the African Development Bank
- 09/12/2016 - 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: Message from the President of the African Development Bank
- 06/12/2016 - The promise of Africa’s youth may lie in agro-alliance