London Africa summit lauds Adesina on AIF
The convener of London Africa Summit, Frederick Apeji, has commended the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for announcing a new initiative tagged, Africa Investment Forum (AIF) in Johannesburg, South Africa.
AfDB’s Akinwumi Adesina speaks on accelerating Africa’s industrialisation
This year’s theme of the annual meetings of the African development bank focuses on accelerating Africa’s industrialisation.
Why Africa is the place to be, by AfDB’s President
It’s actually great, I was in Michigan state university in the united states where on the 4th of this month, they conferred me with a honorary doctorate of agriculture which was a great honour and I told him that I did my Phd at Purdue university even though I was admitted at Michigan state university....
How government can save $3b yearly from steel imports substitution
By replicating policies used in the Cement and Sugar industries in the steel industry, the nation can save $3 billion yearly from the continuous importation of the commodity...
Adesina urges America to support African agriculture as a business
The President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has made a strong case for increased American and global investments to help unlock Africa’s agriculture potential.
African leaders pledge to overcome malnutrition, elevate nutrition as driver for growth
According to a statement by the AfDB, the President, Akinwumi Adesina said stunted children today would lead to stunted economies tomorrow. The impact of stunting is irreversible, but preventable.Poor nutrition is responsible for stunting children’s growth.....
Infrastructure building, job creation key to Africa’s growth, says AfDB President Adesina
I know that growth is very important, but growth itself is not enough to drive down poverty. The question we must always ask is the level of growth and also the nature of growth.
AfDB pulled Nigeria out of recession, says Adesina
The African Development Bank (AfDB) yesterday said its $1 billion emergency lifeline approval support to Nigeria last year was what helped to pull the country...
AFDB green energy investments achieve 1,400MW power generation projects
The African Development Bank (AfDB) said it has achieved a 100 per cent investment in renewable energy in the outgoing year, 2017, and also recorded a cumulative of 1,400 megawatts (MW) power generation projects exclusively from renewables within the year under review.