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23/11/2017 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) today approved US$10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost agriculture and nutrition across Africa.

Categories: South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Nutrition


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 - 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


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


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


16/10/2017 - On the occasion of the 2017 World Food Day, the African Development Bank has highlighted how Africa’s food security depends on attracting young people to agriculture and agribusiness. The sector can potentially create wealth and employment for African youth, thereby stemming migration.

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


13/10/2017 - The African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16-20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

The Norman Borlaug Lecture titled “Betting on Africa to Feed the World” will be held in conjunction with the annual World Food Prize celebration.

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


31/08/2017 - Monday, August 28, 2017 was a special day for young entrepreneurs in Liberia. After Côte d’Ivoire in December 2016, the Bank is supporting the Government of Liberia to provide entrepreneurship training to young people in the agriculture value chain from 28th to 31st August 2017. The objective of the training is to encourage young entrepreneurs to take the bull by the horn, embrace risk and start their business.

Categories: Liberia, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, Food Production, Employment


  • From: 14/09/2017
  • To: 14/09/2017
  • 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


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