News & Events
13/02/2019 - African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina has called for increased economic momentum in Africa through partnerships with Korea to advance trade and the industrialization of Africa’s agricultural sector.
10/02/2019 - “We are working hard with governments to improve transparency, governance, accountability and project delivery across the continent. Corruption does not invest in the future, it kills the future,” Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank said at the World Peace Summit of Global Leaders.
10/02/2019 - 2019 Sunhak Peace Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina has pledged to do more to advance Africa’s fight against hunger, poverty and youth underemployment. The President of the African Development Bank, and co-Laureate Waris Dirie, a global champion against Female Genital Mutilation, shared the prestigious US $1million dollar prize at an award ceremony held on 9 February 2019 in Seoul, South Korea.
07/02/2019 - The African Development Institute of the African Development Bank is implementing the next African Global IT Leaders Programme under the aegis of the Korea-Africa Economic Cooperation (KOAFEC) Knowledge Sharing Programme (KSP). The objective of the programme is to create across the African continent a critical mass of global IT experts: highly trained professionals in ICT.
06/02/2019 - Dans le cadre du projet-pilote d’utilisation de drones dans les projets agricoles en Tunisie, s’est tenue, le 25 janvier 2019 à Tunis, la cérémonie de remise des diplômes à 40 pilotes de drones, en présence de Mohamed El Azizi, directeur général de la Banque africaine de développement pour l’Afrique du Nord.
12/10/2018 - As the 2018 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group begin in Bali Nusa Dua, Indonesia, we look back at one of the key moments of the 53rd Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank last May in Busan, Korea, where World Bank President Jim Yong Kim endorsed ongoing institutional reforms at the pan-African development institution under the leadership of President Akinwumi Adesina.
27/07/2018 - Tunisia and the African Development Bank have signed an agreement for the launch of a pilot project to use drones for data collection to enhance management of agricultural projects in the country.