News & Events
13/03/2019 - The President of the African Development Bank Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a delegation to the One Planet Summit (OPS 2019), which will take place in Nairobi, Kenya on 14 March 2019 as part of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-4), running from 11 to 15 March 2019.
01/03/2019 - The Bank’s regional governors from southern Africa gathered yesterday to consider and discuss the work of the African Development Bank in the past year, following detailed presentations by the Bank’s senior management and an opening speech of welcome by Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.
28/02/2019 - Les gouverneurs de la Banque africaine de développement pour l’Afrique du Nord ont affirmé, jeudi à Abidjan, leur soutien à la politique de financement de l’institution dans leur région, à l’occasion d’une consultation annuelle tenue au siège de la Banque.
27/02/2019 - East African governors of the African Development Bank on Wednesday commended the institution for approving transformative projects valued at $13.8 billion since 2010.
27/02/2019 - "Your presence at the Bank's headquarters matters. So is your voice. It is encouraging hearing you," says Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, addressing the institution’s Governors for Central Africa, on 26 February in Abidjan.
20/02/2019 - Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity?
The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health.
18/02/2019 - The leadership teams of the African Union (AU) Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB), led by Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, and the President of the AfDB, Akinwumi A. Adesina, respectively, held a high-level consultative meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 12 February 2019.
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.