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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


  • From: 22/02/2018
  • To: 23/02/2018
  • Location: Arlington, Virginia, USA

President of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Akinwumi Adesina, will be the Distinguished Speaker at the 2018 US Agricultural Outlook Forum, to be held from February 22-23, 2018, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Virginia.

Categories: United States of America, The President


02/11/2017 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Purdue University in the United States have agreed to work together to make technologies available to millions of farmers in Africa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Partnerships, The High 5s, The President


25/10/2017 - The 2017 World Food Prize Laureate and President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has received the Order of the Griffin award, one of Purdue University’s highest honors.

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


23/10/2017 - One day after his historic pledge to use the World Food Prize money to finance African youth and entrepreneurship in agriculture, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina spoke directly to the students of the World Food Prize’s Global Youth Institute at the headquarters of DowDuPont in Des Moines, Iowa.

Categories: United States of America, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Youth, The High 5s, The President


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