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15/08/2017 - "The terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso are deplorable, shameful and cruel. We stand in support of the Government and the brave people of Burkina Faso as they deal with this horrific event. My heart and prayers go to the families who lost loved ones and those wounded in the attacks".

Categories: The President


08/08/2017 - Cocoa production in Africa is set to take a turn for the better, as the African Development Bank (AfDB) begin plans to support producers of the crop on the continent.

Among other planned interventions, the Bank is considering support to Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire to reduce the volatility of the international prices of cocoa. Côte d’Ivoire leads the world in the production and export of cocoa.

Categories: Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Private Sector, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


04/08/2017 - The construction of a new terminal at Ghana’s flagship airport – Kotoka International Airport – is expected to make the country a destination of choice with a yearly target of 5 million passengers.

Categories: Ghana, Transport, The President


02/08/2017 - The Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) of Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the African Development Bank (AfDB) celebrated the completion of the first life cycle of the Nigeria Technical Co-operation Fund (NTCF) in a ceremony in Abuja on 1 August 2017.

Categories: Nigeria, The President


02/08/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty.

Categories: Ghana, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Economic & Financial Governance, The President


28/07/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest US $24 billion dollars in agriculture as part of its Feed Africa programme- a strategy for agricultural development in Africa.

Categories: Nigeria, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The President


27/07/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will visit Ghana from 1-4 August 2017 as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation.

Categories: Ghana, Partnerships, The President


24/07/2017 - The President of the Republic of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, paid a courtesy call on the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina on Saturday 22 July 2017 at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: Madagascar, Partnerships, The President


18/07/2017 - « Nous apprécions ce que vous accomplissez pour l’Afrique en général et pour le Cameroun en particulier. Grâce à vos efforts, le développement de l’Afrique va s’accélérer » a déclaré, en substance, le président de la République Paul Biya, lors de l’audience qu’il a accordée au président du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Akinwumi Adesina, lundi 17 juillet 2017 à Yaoundé, à l’occasion de sa visite officielle au Cameroun. Le chef de l’Etat camerounais a profité de l’occasion pour décerner la médaille de Commandeur de l’ordre de la valeur au président de la BAD, en reconnaissance de son action en faveur de l’Afrique.

Categories: Cameroon, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Energy & Power, Infrastructure, Africa50, Private Sector, Transport, The President


13/07/2017 - The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Yaounde, Cameroon, from 15 to 18 July 2017.

During his stay in Cameroon, Adesina will meet with President Paul Biya, key government officials and development partners.

Categories: Cameroon, The President


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