The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
The African Development Bank), in partnership with the Western Cape Government, is organizing the 3rd annual African Youth Agripreneur Forum (AYAF) Conference and AgriPitch Competition under the theme: Climate Smart Agriculture: Business and Employment Opportunities for Africa’s Youth. The AYAF serves as a platform for bringing together youth agripreneurs from across Africa and scaling up the scope and impact of their activities.
The African Development Bank and its partners will host a two-day strategy workshop for policy makers from ten East African countries. The ‘Gender Mainstreaming in Climate Change Policies, Plans and Strategies’ event will be held at EKA Hotel on 16 and 17 May 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The African Development Bank will launch 17 new grant projects funded by the Agriculture Fast Track Fund (AFT) in support of agribusiness Small- and Medium-sized Enterprise (SMEs) in eight African countries – Ghana (4), Tanzania (4), Burkina Faso (2), Malawi (2), Mozambique (2), Ethiopia (1), Nigeria (1) and Senegal (1).
The Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department of the African Development Bank will organize a two-day workshop on portfolio improvement in Nairobi, Kenya from 11-12 April 2019.
The African Development Bank, through its Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) programme, will organize a workshop for regional and partner organizations on seed policy in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of an ongoing effort to harmonize regional policies on registration of new maize varieties and products to control Fall Armyworm.
President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a Bank delegation to the World Food Prize 2018 edition taking place in Iowa, U.S. The Bank will participate in various events to showcase its Technologies for Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and other key initiatives.
The African Development Institute (ECAD) of the African Development Bank and the Nigerian Economic Society (NES) will convene an international conference under the theme “Optimizing Value Chain(s) in the Agricultural Sector” from 25 – 27 September 2018. The conference will be held at the NICON Luxury Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria.
The African Development Bank and Purdue University are organizing the Scale Up Conference on Agricultural Innovations from September 25-27, 2018, to address how to shift agricultural innovations from research institutions into the developing world, particularly Africa.
On 27 August 2018, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver a Public Lecture on strategies for unlocking Africa’s agricultural potential at the Headquarters of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome, Italy.