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  • From: 17/10/2018
  • To: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

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.

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


  • From: 29/01/2018
  • To: 29/01/2018
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The African Development Bank (AfDB), together with the African Union Commission (AUC), the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other partners will launch the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative on Monday 29 January 2018 in Addis Ababa from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. The Breakfast event will take place on the margins of the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union.

Categories: Ethiopia, Nutrition, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth, Education, African Leaders for Nutrition Initiative, The President


  • From: 13/09/2017
  • To: 13/09/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Le Département de l’agriculture et de l’agro-industrie (AHAI) de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD) a le plaisir de vous convier à la cérémonie officielle de lancement du « Programme de la Banque africaine de développement et de l’Institut Brésil-Afrique sur la formation technique des jeunes », prévu jeudi 14 septembre 2017, de 10 h à midi, à l’Auditorium du siège de la BAD.

Categories: Youth, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Human Capital Development, Education, Health, Infrastructure, Food Production, Partnerships, The President


  • From: 17/04/2017
  • To: 22/04/2017
  • Location: Washington, DC

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington, DC, from April 18-23, 2017. The annual gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the media and academia.

Categories: United States of America, Fragility & Resilience, Food Production, Partnerships, Poverty Reduction, Human Capital Development, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Nutrition, Youth, Infrastructure, The President


  • From: 08/11/2016
  • To: 24/11/2016
  • Location: Lusaka, Zambia; Yaoundé, Cameroon; Tunis, Tunisia; Dakar, Senegal; and Kampala, Uganda

Following the official launch of Feed Africa strategy on September 19, 2016 at the African Development Bank headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the AfDB will conduct a series of regional Africa implementation engagement workshops on the document from November 8-24, as follows:

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production


  • From: 19/09/2016
  • To: 19/09/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department of the African Development Bank Group launched its “Strategy for Agricultural Transformation in Africa 2016-2025” on Monday, September 19, 2016 at the AfDB headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Employment, Partnerships, Youth


  • From: 05/09/2016
  • To: 05/09/2016
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The Agriculture and Agro-industries Department of the African Development Bank (OSAN) will host a seminar on “Reshaping African food systems: The role of technological and policy innovations”.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Partnerships, Health, Food Production


  • From: 12/04/2016
  • To: 17/04/2016
  • Location: Washington, DC

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank, in Washington DC, from April 12-17, 2016, an annual gathering that brings together over 1,000 participants from government, civil society, the private sector, the press and academia.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, Food Production, Education, Private Sector, The President


  • From: 16/10/2015
  • To: 16/10/2015
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Established in 1979, World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. Celebrated each year on October 16, it is a day when people around the world declare their commitment to eradicate hunger. World Food Day also celebrates the creation of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, in 1945, in Quebec, Canada.

Categories: Agriculture & Agro-industries, Human Capital Development, Gender, Employment, Food Production, Partnerships, Youth, Poverty Reduction


  • From: 16/10/2015
  • To: 16/10/2015
  • Location: Milan, Italy

On Friday, October 16, the African Development Bank (AfDB) will join UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella at Expo Milano 2015 for the official ceremonies of the World Food Day organized by FAO. This year's theme is “Social Protection and Agriculture: breaking the cycle of rural poverty.”

Categories: Italy, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Partnerships, Human Capital Development, Youth


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