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  • From: 25/09/2018
  • To: 27/09/2018
  • Location: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana

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.

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


  • From: 17/09/2018
  • To: 20/09/2018
  • Location: Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Calgary

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to Canada from 17-20 September, along with David Stevenson, Executive Director at the Bank representing Canada, China, Republic of Korea, Turkey and Kuwait.

Categories: Canada, The President


  • From: 03/09/2018
  • To: 04/09/2018
  • Location: Beijing, China

The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to the Forum on China–Africa Cooperation (FOCAC 2018), which will take place in the Chinese capital Beijing from 3 to 4 September 2018.

Categories: China, The President


  • From: 27/08/2018
  • To: 30/08/2018
  • Location: Rome, Italy and Wageningen, Netherlands

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.

Categories: Italy, Netherlands, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, The President


  • From: 24/04/2018
  • To: 29/04/2018
  • Location: Tanzania (Dar es Salam and Dodoma), and Kigali, Rwanda

President Akinwumi Adesina is attending the 2018 anniversary of the union between the Republic of Tanganyika and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar that gave birth to the United Republic of Tanzania.

Categories: Tanzania, Rwanda, Economic & Financial Governance, Partnerships, Transport, Infrastructure, The President


  • From: 25/02/2018
  • To: 28/02/2018
  • Location: Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark

A high level delegation from the African Development Bank delegation led by its President, Akinwumi Adesina, will early next week visit four Nordic countries as part of efforts to further accelerate the implementation of the High 5 operational priorities of its 10-Year Strategy. The Bank’s priorities are crucial in transforming the lives of African peoples, and are in line with the United Nations agenda on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the international development policy of the Nordic countries.

Categories: Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, The President


  • From: 22/02/2018
  • To: 23/02/2018
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA

President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Akinwumi Adesina, will be the Distinguished Speaker at the 2018 US Agricultural Outlook Forum, to be held from February 22-23, 2018, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Categories: United States of America, The President


  • 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: 27/01/2018
  • To: 30/01/2018
  • Location: AU Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will join delegates at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union to explore strategies for winning the war against corruption.

Categories: Ethiopia, The President


  • From: 29/11/2017
  • To: 30/11/2017
  • Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will participate at the 5th African Union Commission (AUC) and European Union (EU) Summit taking place in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from November 29-30, 2017.

Categories: Partnerships, Youth, Employment, Private Sector, Energy & Power, The President


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