04/12/2017 - The right to health is everyone’s right and wherever this right is compromised, HIV spreads. This fact is central to the engagement of the African Development Bank.
The African Development Bank commends UNAIDs for leading the 2017 World Aids Day campaign, on the theme “My Health, My Right” which focuses on broader rights to health and explores the challenges people face in exercising these rights.
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
- 16/01/2018 - Akinwumi Adesina receives accolade of highest honour of the Republic of Liberia
- 14/01/2018 - African Development Bank President to Participate in High-Level Panel on International Migration in Africa
- 14/01/2018 - Nigeria consolidates position as African Development Bank’s largest shareholder
- 28/11/2017 - African Development Bank launches Youth Advisory Group to create 25 million jobs
- 24/11/2017 - AfDB to participate at 5th African Union – European Union Summit