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20/10/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed a new initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) initiative – a knowledge- and innovation-based response to the recognized need to scaling up proven technologies across Africa.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate...

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s, The President


20/10/2017 - The World Food Prize is a great motivation which puts the wind behind the sails of what the African Development Bank is doing with its development priorities − the High 5s – especially Feed Africa, the President of the Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: United States of America, The High 5s, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


20/10/2017 - African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina has called for urgent action from stakeholders over the deepening crisis of global malnutrition.

Categories: Nutrition, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, The President


19/10/2017 - The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


18/10/2017 - The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected thinkers on international agriculture.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries


18/10/2017 - The African Development Bank has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to employing the continent’s youth.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s


18/10/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Wednesday, 18 October 2017 approved Sudan’s Country Brief 2017-2019, designed to help the country build resilience and address core issues of fragility.

Categories: Sudan, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Employment


18/10/2017 - On the eve of the Laureate Award Ceremony where African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina will receive the World Food Prize, the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition will be launching a new brief: Urban diets and nutrition: trends, challenges, and opportunities for policy action. The brief looks at the challenge of providing healthy diets in urban environments in low- and middle-income countries, presenting eight recommendations directed primarily at policymakers especially those working at the sub-national level.

Categories: United States of America, Nutrition, Poverty Reduction, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


17/10/2017 - Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, said during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Poverty Reduction, The President


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