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.
- 18/02/2019 - Keynote Address by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina President of the African Development Bank Group 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate World Peace Summit, Seoul, South Korea
- 10/02/2019 - Remarks by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President, African Development Bank, on his acceptance of the SunHak Peace Prize Seoul, South Korea, February 9, 2019
- 05/02/2019 - Allocution de M. Akinwumi A. Adesina, président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement, à l’occasion du déjeuner 2019, en l’honneur des membres du corps diplomatique
- 14/01/2019 - Discours du Président de la Banque africaine de développement à la cérémonie de réception du Train Express Régional Dakar, Sénégal, le 14 janvier 2019
- 06/12/2018 - Speech Delivered by President Akinwumi A. Adesina Joint Interactive Session with the Minister of Finance of Italy, Giovanni Tria, at the Ministry of Finance, Rome, Italy, 6th December 2018
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
- 22/10/2018 - Afe Babalola University Confers Honorary Doctorate Degree on African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina
- 17/10/2018 - Young Africans fired up by African Development Bank agribusiness mentoring partnership with Purdue University
- 05/10/2018 - Nigerian Defence Academy Confers Honors on African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina
- 26/09/2018 - African Development Bank seeks partnerships to lift 1 billion people out of hunger globally
- 20/09/2018 - African Development Bank and Purdue University to hold conference on successful technologies for African farmers