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13/02/2019 - African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina has called for increased economic momentum in Africa through partnerships with Korea to advance trade and the industrialization of Africa’s agricultural sector.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


10/02/2019 - “We are working hard with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability and project delivery across the continent. Corruption does not invest in the future, it kills the future,” Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank said at the World Peace Summit of Global Leaders.

Categories: Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Industrialization, Nutrition, The President


06/02/2019 - Dans le cadre du projet-pilote d’utilisation de drones dans les projets agricoles en Tunisie, s’est tenue, le 25 janvier 2019 à Tunis, la cérémonie de remise des diplômes à 40 pilotes de drones, en présence de Mohamed El Azizi, directeur général de la Banque africaine de développement pour l’Afrique du Nord.

Categories: Tunisia, Korea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth


05/02/2019 - "The future of our continent is looking very promising indeed," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina declared in the opening words of his address to diplomats at a lunch organised today, Tuesday, in Abidjan.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Infrastructure, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


25/01/2019 - It's market day in Tsianisiha, a rural town in the district of Toliara in south-west Madagascar. In the central square, the stalls are overflowing with the thousands of products that attract an ever-greater throng of shoppers every Monday. And for good reason: in just five years, Tsianisiha has been completely transformed, much to the benefit of its inhabitants.

Categories: Madagascar, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Gender, Infrastructure, Poverty Reduction


24/01/2019 - Le Bureau national de la Banque africaine de développement en Guinée (COGN) et le ministère guinéen du Plan et du développement économique ont procédé à la signature de deux protocoles d’accord, l’un de don et l’autre de prêt, vendredi 18 janvier 2019, au Petit palais, sur la presqu’île de Kaloum à Conakry. D’un total de 11 millions de dollars, ces accords de financement sont destinés au projet d’appui à la transformation de l’agriculture guinéenne et de l’entreprenariat agricole des jeunes (PATAG EAJ).

Categories: Guinea, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Economic & Financial Governance, Employment, Youth


21/01/2019 - In Nigeria, the world’s largest single-train urea plant has created over 50,000 jobs across the agriculture value-chain, while its affordable fertilizer is boosting farm yields and putting big smiles on farmers’ faces.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries


18/01/2019 - The African Development Bank Group and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) signed a letter of intent on Wednesday 16th January 2019 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. The letter commits the institutions to increase their collaboration to accelerate gender equality, build resilience, and provide improved economic opportunities in Africa’s transition countries.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Gender, Health


18/01/2019 - Locally grown rice and vegetables are flourishing in Mozambique’s Massangena district, a testament to the success of an agriculture and rural development project that has brought massive dividends to inhabitants of the traditional farming region, once seen as semi-arid.

Categories: Mozambique, Agriculture & Agro-industries


18/12/2018 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a US$7.5 million equity investment in Africa Tech Ventures (ATV) to boost operations of highly scalable companies that use technology to innovate in key sectors such as consumer goods, corporate services, education, logistics, energy, fintech, agriculture or healthcare.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Health


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