Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group, completed a three-day official visit to Nigeria on Wednesday, reaffirming the Bank's strong partnership with one of his biggest shareholders and clients, as the country struggles with the impact of an economic recession.
Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Monday stressed the need for Nigeria to put in place the right incentives to boost private investment and revive growth.
Investing in science and research has massive benefits for Africa’s economy - AfDB President, Akinwumi Adesina
The Bank’s President Akinwumi Adesina was speaking at the 7th Agriculture Science Week (AASW) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), where he was awarded the FARA Leadership Prize for advancing agricultural science, technology and innovation in Africa.
So say the co-chairs at the recently concluded World Economic Forum on Africa which was held in Kigali, Rwanda from May 11th -13th, 2016.
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree (Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa) from his Alma Mater, Obafemi Awolowe University, in Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
The Boards of Directors of Africa50 Project Development and Project Finance met on October 6, 2015 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Boards approved the appointment of Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, as the new Chairperson of both Boards.
In a bid to expand its support to African countries in solving their energy problems, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwunmi Adesina, has pushed for a new deal on Energy in Africa.
President Akinwumi A. Adesina pushes for a New Deal on Energy for Africa and Binding Agreement at COP21
Speaking to a delegation of Ministers representing more than 40 nations spanning the globe, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, pushed for a New Deal on Energy in Africa to solve Africa’s energy crisis.
The United States of America will assist as well as train Nigerian farmers in the next agricultural planting season. This is part of the dividends being recorded after President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the US, Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman said.
The Chairman of Nigeria Agriculture Business Group (NABG), and its Coordinator, Sani Dangote and Emmanuel Ijewere, have expressed confidence in the ability of the newly elected President of African Development Bank (AfDB), and former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina to pilot the continental bank to an enviable level.