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Japan to help double Africa’s rice production by 2030.

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The Sasakawa Association will work with the Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA), to help double rice production to 50 million tonnes by 2030. Japanese Prime...

“The Kaizen approach” yielding tremendous results- AfDB’s Vice-president discloses

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African Development Bank Vice-president Celestin Monga, has disclosed that “The Kaizen approach been yielding tremendous results;adding that it is it is an approach to...

AfDB $13 billion investment in Southern Africa yielding positive results

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The African Development Bank’s $13 billion investment in Southern African region since 2012 is delivering strong results across countries, the Bank’s President, Akinwumi Adesina...

President George Weah and AfDB move to boost Liberian economy

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Liberian President George Weah has supported calls for agriculture to play a larger role in his country’s economy. Speaking on 25th July 2019 at...
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Akinwumi Adesina Eulogizes Kofi A. Annan

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Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, has noted that, he was with much sadness when he learnt of the death of...

ADB Continues To Mourn Kofi Annan

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The African Development Bank continues to mourn the demise of the former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kofi...
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Tanzania’s Union Day: Akinwumi Adesina to Address Gathering

President Akinwumi Adesina is attending the 2018 anniversary of the union between the Republic of Tanganyika and the People’s Republic of Zanzibar that gave...

World Food Day: Africa to Lead as World Food Basket

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The African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from...
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Africa50 Shareholders Meeting to be Chaired by Akinwumi Adesina

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The President of the African Development Bank Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Africa50, Akinwumi Adesina, will attend the third shareholders...
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AfDB seeks greater attention on implementation

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Ahead of the 2017 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, wants greater attention paid to...
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AfDB says working to move Ghana towards commercial window

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) was working to move Ghana towards the commercial window of the bank, as a result of the country's rapid...

President Adesina lays foundation for Lom Pangar Dam

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The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar Dam power plant in the...

AfDB President to visit Cameroon

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The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, will make an official visit to Yaounde, Cameroon, from 15 to 18...
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President of AfDB rated third most reputable personality on earth

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The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has been rated third most reputable personality on earth. This was contained in the 2017...

Be change agents for Africa – Adesina

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The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has encouraged the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows for Côte d’Ivoire to research and develop...
Tony Elumelu, UBA Group PLC Chairman receiving Life Time Achievement Award in Ivory Coast recently

Tony Elumelu co-chairs World Economic Forum

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This year’s event themed “Connecting Africa’s Resources through Digital Transformation” will witness regional and global leaders in business, government and civil society convene in...
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AfDB Lauded For Supporting Liberia’s Economic Transformation

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The Liberian leader made the remarks in Monrovia, the country's capital city when she met with visiting AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina Friday, according to...
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Africa CEO Forum Slated For March 21 In Abidjan

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The event has become the international Forum of reference dedicated to the development of the private sector in Africa and this year. At the event,...
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwuni Adesina

African bank chief says diversification key to Zambia’s economic renaissance

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African Development Bank (AfDB) president Akinwumi Adesina said diversifying the economy structure from heavy reliance on mining to agriculture is the only way the...
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AfDB president commends Togo’s economic growth, promises further support

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During his stop on Monday in Lome, Adesina had talks with Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe about Togo's 2016-2020 development program. ...
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Africa’s alarming energy deficit hampering industrialization – AfDB

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by Justice Lee Adoboe According to him, the continent today simply doesn't have energy but just simply managing to light up...
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ADB’s New President Takes Office

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The new President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina from Nigeria, was officially sworn in on Monday in Abidjan at the bank's...

Nigerian minister wins AfDB presidency

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Nigeria's outgoing Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has emerged president of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Musibau Azzze,...