The 2017 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group will be held on May 22-26, 2017 in Ahmedabad, India. The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest annual event and serve to raise the profile of the institution on the global stage. Find out more


Summary of Day 1
Mr. Chiji OJUKWU, Director of Agriculture, AfDB

Hard Talk Discussion Panel
Moderated Event

Ministerial Dialogue on Marketing and Agribusiness

Facilitator: Akinwumi A. ADESINA, President, African Development Bank Group

Parallel Work stream sessions # 5 – 8

Coffee break
Press Conference with Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors on “Financing Agriculture”

Side-Meeting: President Akinwumi A. ADESINA, President of the African Development Bank and Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Director Generals and Participants

Work stream sessions Continue #9 12

Lunch

Ministerial Dialogue on Youth in Agribusiness
Facilitator: Cecilia AKINTOMIDE, Vice-President Secretary General African Development Bank Group

Parallel Work stream sessions # 14 – 17

Coffee break

Work stream sessions Continue #18 21

Private Sector Cocktail (By invitation only)

Did you know

Africa produces 73% of world cocoa, with over 70% of that coming from Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria. 

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Quote

“Africa has 65% of all the arable land left in the world to meet the food needs of 9 billion people on the planet by 2050.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

Contact: Ken Johm


Conference venue

Abdou Diouf International Conference Center - Dakar, Senegal

Participants whose expenses are not covered by the African Development Bank may send an email to resadakar@peoplenolimit.com for assistance with ticket reservations and accommodation in Dakar.