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  • From: 17/10/2018
  • To: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.

President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a Bank delegation to the World Food Prize 2018 edition taking place in Iowa, U.S. The Bank will participate in various events to showcase its Technologies for Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) and other key initiatives.

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


26/09/2018 - The African Development Bank called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people worldwide out of hunger and said it was leading the way by investing US$24 billion in African agriculture over the next 10 years in the largest such effort ever.

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


  • From: 25/09/2018
  • To: 27/09/2018
  • Location: Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana

The African Development Bank and Purdue University are organizing the Scale Up Conference on Agricultural Innovations from September 25-27, 2018, to address how to shift agricultural innovations from research institutions into the developing world, particularly Africa.

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


06/08/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated that technology plus strong government backing was already yielding positive results.

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


02/07/2018 - The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash and African Development Bank Group Senior Vice-President Charles Boamah today announced new opportunities for collaboration between the institutions. The announcement was made during the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) mission stop in Côte d’Ivoire.

Categories: United States of America, Partnerships


02/07/2018 - The African Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency to partner under USTDA’s Global Procurement Initiative: Understanding Best Value. The initiative was launched in 2013 to help public procurement officials establish policies and practices that integrate lifecycle cost analyses and best-value determination fairly and transparently.

Categories: United States of America, Partnerships


30/05/2018 - The African Development Bank Group has established a US $3-million Rockefeller Trust Fund, a joint effort of the Bank and The Rockefeller Foundation to help spur Africa’s transformation.

Categories: Korea, United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Employment, Youth, Partnerships


23/05/2018 - The Government of Korea and the African Development Bank have signed a Letter of Intent to launch the Korea-Africa Energy Investment Facility (KEIF) to provide significant support to the New Deal on Energy for Africa, which aims to achieve universal access to energy.

Categories: Korea, United States of America, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


23/05/2018 - Every year since 1964, the African Development Bank Group brings together development experts and Africa’s Central Bank Governors, Finance and Economic Planning Ministers to discuss the continent’s economic fortunes.

Busan, Korea’s second-largest city and industrial hub, is host to the Bank’s 53rd Annual Meetings this week attended by finance and development experts, business leaders and Finance Ministers from Africa and beyond.

Categories: United States of America, Korea, Energy & Power, Partnerships, The President


22/02/2018 - The President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has made a strong case for increased American and global investments to help unlock Africa's agriculture potential.

Categories: United States of America, The President


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