Nigeria, South Africa, others need $700b to finance SDGs
Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and other African nations need $700 billion yearly to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Calls for re-introduction of agric marketing boards deepen
Many Nigerians from all walks of life have called for the speedy re-introduction of various agricultural boards for cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, rice and maize, while several others have kicked against such a move.
AfDB seeks technology transfer to farmers for processing
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has sought that farmers across the continent be given access to new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production and intensify processing.
Africa50 mobilises funds for $108b yearly infrastructure gap
Africa50 has emerged a key player in driving infrastructure investments with commercial rates of return in the region, in effort to bridge the continent’s infrastructure financing gap estimated at $108 billion, after two years operations. The infrastructure investment platform that contributes to Africa’s growth by developing and investing in bankable projects, catalysing public sector capital,…
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.
Korea remains a model for Africa’s industrialisation, says Adesina
The African Development Bank has called on governments in the continent to create the right environment for the private sector to lead the continent’s industrial revolution.
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 seeks American support to boost agriculture in Africa
The President of the 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.