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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: 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: 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: 16/10/2017
  • To: 21/10/2017
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa

In June, the World Food Prize announced African Development Bank President Akinwumi A. Adesina as the 2017 Laureate for his work in improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers, and for laying the foundation for the youth in Africa to engage in agriculture as a profitable business.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Partnerships, Nutrition, 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: 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: 28/09/2015
  • To: 28/09/2015
  • Location: New York

African decision-makers gather to take stock of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and draw lessons for the next generation of Goals

Categories: United States of America, Human Capital Development, Health, Education, Poverty Reduction, Gender, Youth, Partnerships, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)


  • From: 25/09/2015
  • To: 27/09/2015
  • Location: New York

The United Nations summit for the adoption of the post-2015 development agenda will be held September 25-27, 2015 in New York and convened as a high-level plenary meeting of the UN General Assembly. The process of arriving at the post-2015 development agenda has been member state-led with broad participation from major groups and other civil society stakeholders.

Categories: United States of America, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Human Capital Development, Poverty Reduction, Partnerships, Africa50, The President


15/09/2014 - The African Development Bank will participate in the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit on September 23, 2014. The Summit will provide a platform for the world leaders from governments, private sector and civil society to make bold announcements and catalyze actions on climate change ahead of a binding legal agreement to take place in 2015 to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. The presence of AfDB is critical to draw attention to the key climate change challenges that impact Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Private Sector


  • From: 04/06/2014
  • To: 06/06/2014
  • Location: New York

Over one thousand leaders, experts and energy practitioners are confirmed to participate, from government, business, international organizations and civil society groups for the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum, to be held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from June 4-6.

Categories: United States of America, Energy & Power, Environment, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL), The President


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