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BizNis Africa 2017 Newsmaker: Akinwumi Adesina

Friday, December 22nd, 2017

BizNis Africa 2017 Newsmaker: Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina is the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Adesina is the former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria, where he is spearheading projects to transform the country’s agriculture sector. Akinwumi Adesina is a distinguished agricultural development expert with over 24 years of experience in developing and managing successful agricultural programmes across

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina receives highest honour accolade in Niger

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina receives highest honour accolade in Niger

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has been elevated to the rank of Grand Officer in the Order of Merit of the Republic of Niger on behalf of the President of the...

Adesina urges Mandela Washington Fellows to be change agents for Africa

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

Adesina urges Mandela Washington Fellows to be change agents for Africa

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 innovative ideas that will move Africa forward. Adesina gave the charge when he...

AfDB to focus on jobs at 2016 World Economic Forum in Kigali

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AfDB to focus on jobs at 2016 World Economic Forum in Kigali

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa taking place from 11 to 13 May 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital. President Akinwumi Adesina is leading the Bank’s delegation at the...

AfDB President pulls Japanese private businesses to Africa

Friday, March 25th, 2016

AfDB President pulls Japanese private businesses to Africa

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, on 24 March 2016 began a two-day visit in Tokyo where he applauded the government’s support to the Bank and underscored the need for more Japanese...

AfDB President leads Bank mission to Japan, Korea and China

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

AfDB President leads Bank mission to Japan, Korea and China

The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, will lead a top-level bank team on a working visit to Japan, Korea and China from 24 to 29 March 2016. While in Tokyo, Adesina and...

Forbes Africa reveals 2013 African of the Year winner

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Forbes Africa reveals 2013 African of the Year winner

Akinwumi Adesina, Nigerian Agriculture and Rural Development Minister, has been named 2013 Forbes African of the Year for his reforms to the country’s agriculture sector. The award ceremony took place yesterday, 2 December 2013, at the Villa...

Akinwumi  Adesina

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Akinwumi Adesina

Akinwumi Adesina is the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in Nigeria, where he is spearheading projects to transform the country’s agriculture sector. Akinwumi Adesina is a distinguished agricultural development expert with over 24 years of experience...