News & Events
19/07/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina is in Kenya on a state visit from –19-21 July 2018 to participate in high-level activities aimed at strengthening cooperation with the Kenyan Government and attract more private sector funding
16/07/2018 - The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has become a reputable and solid regional development finance institution, meeting significant financing needs in trade development and trade finance in Africa, says President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina.
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09/07/2018 - The African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, has instituted a special prize for excellence in leadership in memory of Tonia Kandiero, late Director General of the Bank’s Southern Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office (d. June 28, 2017).
26/06/2018 - President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has been honored with the Commander of the Order of Mono− the highest civil honor of Togo. The national honour, bestowed on personalities who have shown exceptional merit, was awarded by the Head of State of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, on the sidelines of a visit to Togo for the launch of the Mécanisme Indicatif de Financement Agricole (MIFA), a program aimed at improving farmers’ access to finance.
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07/06/2018 - African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, met with São Tomé and Príncipe President Evaristo Carvalho on Wednesday, just as the Bank’s Board of Directors in Abidjan approved the island nation’s new Country Strategy Paper 2018-2022.
04/06/2018 - The first President of the African Development Bank group to set foot on São Tomé and Príncipe, Akinwumi Adesina has arrived in the country for a five-day official visit to strengthen alliances between his institution and this lower middle-income island nation with a fragile economy.
04/06/2018 - Inspired by Korea’s successful, rapid industrialization, the World Bank and the African Development Bank have pledged to increase investments in education, in financing for innovative technologies, in science and technology laboratories, and in providing risk guarantees to support initiatives to propel Africa’s industrialization.
01/06/2018 - Seven of the 10 countries in the world most threatened by climate change are in Africa. African economies are already suffering the devastating effects of climate change, further exacerbating their development challenges. In response, the African Development Bank is leading the way on what may be Africa’s most decisive action to ensure that the continent receives adequate climate finance.