08/11/2017 - It is a great pleasure to welcome you, Howard Bamsey, the Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, and the members of your delegation, to the African Development Bank, on the unique occasion of the signing of the Accreditation Master Agreement between our two institutions.
07/11/2017 - 1. I am delighted to be here with you all, as Côte d'Ivoire hosts this Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering. I wish to congratulate Côte d'Ivoire for a double honor today. This is the first time that the SUN Global Gathering is taking place in a SUN member country. It is also the first time it is taking place in Africa!
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.
18/10/2017 - We are grateful that you all made it here at 7 :30am. You are the early birds. And early birds always wake up everyone to action!
When I was an adolescent growing up in Nigeria, my father encouraged me to move as far away from agriculture as possible. A poor farmer himself—and a typical Nigerian parent, I might add—he insisted that I become a doctor.
18/10/2017 - Good morning. Let me welcome you all to this session, organized by the African Development Bank. Once again, we are grateful that you all made it here. So let us talk about the challenge ahead of us: how to unlock the potential of Africa to feed itself and to help feed the world.
17/10/2017 - I wish to thank the President of the Iowa State University and the faculty and staff of the University for the honour of being invited to speak at your beautiful campus, and to deliver the Norman Borlaug lecture.
Categories: The President
13/09/2017 - Your Excellency President Macky Sall,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am pleased to welcome you today to this Annual Shareholders Meeting. Thank you for your support for Africa50.
Categories: The President
19/08/2017 - I wish to thank you for inviting me to this 37th Summit of the Southern Africa Development Community. The African Development Bank – your Bank – strongly supports your aspirations for the Southern Africa Development Community, and indeed the aspirations for an accelerated development of Africa. The investment of the African Development Bank in the Southern Africa region totaled $10 billion by the end of 2016, and accounted for 22% of all investments by the Bank in Africa. So you can see why I am excited to be here!
- 08/11/2017 - African Development Bank and Green Climate Fund in full-scale partnership to unlock Africa’s potential
- 07/11/2017 - « J’ajoute ma voix à l’ultime appel contre le problème de la faim et de la malnutrition dans le monde », déclare, à Abidjan, le président de la BAD, lauréat 2017 du Prix mondial de l’alimentation
- 06/11/2017 - AfDB President will take an active part in the SUN Movement Global GATHERING in Abidjan beginning Tuesday
- 02/11/2017 - AfDB partners with Purdue University to make technologies available to African farmers
- 25/10/2017 - Adesina receives American university’s highest honour, the ‘Order of the Griffin’